Daily Archives: August 13, 2010

Asia-Pacific Cost of Living – 2010

Asia-Pacific has the top 2, most expensive cities in the world as at 1 July 2010. Tokyo is first and Hong Kong the second most expensive location in the world (and most expensive in greater China), whilst Sydney is the … Continue reading

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Kosovo, Pristina – Cost of Living

The economy of Kosovo is one of the poorest in Europe. Despite substantial development subsidies Kosovo was the poorest province of the former Yugoslavia. Over the course of the 1990s, poor economic policies, international sanctions, weak access to external trade … Continue reading

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Korea Republic of, Seoul – Cost of Living

The economy of South Korea is a developed, largely free-market economy that is the fourth largest in Asia and 15th largest in the world. An extremely competitive education system and a highly skilled and motivated workforce are two key factors … Continue reading

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Korea Democratic Republic of, Pyongyang – Cost of Living

The economy of North Korea is an industrialised, highly centralized command economy. The role of market allocation is sharply limited – mainly in the rural sector where peasants sell produce from small private plots. There are almost no small businesses. … Continue reading

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Kiribati, South Tarawa – Cost of Living

The eceonomy of the Republic of Kiribati’s is one of the poorest in the world. In one form or another, Kiribati gets a large portion of its income from abroad. Fishing fleets from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the United … Continue reading

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