Daily Archives: August 19, 2010

Europe Cost of Living – 2010

Europe’s most expensive cities, as at 1 July 2010, are those that are not on the Euro. The most expensive city in Europe is Geneva (ranked 3 in the world). The Swiss Franc has strengthened by 8% in the past … Continue reading

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International Cost of Living Index Rank 2010

Tokyo is the costliest city in the world in which to live. Tokyo is the most expensive city in the world in which to live out of 282 global locations surveyed as at 1 July 2010. While Tokyo is relatively … Continue reading

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Micronesia, Palikir – Cost of Living

The economy of the Federated States of Micronesia consists primarily of subsistence farming and fishing. The islands have few mineral deposits worth exploiting, except for high-grade phosphate. The potential for a tourist industry exists, but the remoteness of the location … Continue reading

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Mexico, Mexico City – Cost of Living

The economy of Mexico is the 11th largest in the world and is a free market mixed economy, and is firmly established as an upper middle-income country The economy contains rapidly developing modern industrial and service sectors, with increasing private … Continue reading

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Mauritius, Port Louis – Cost of Living

The economy of Mauritius is a middle-income diversified economy with growing industrial, financial, and tourist sectors. Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius. It is the largest city of the country and main port. The economy of Port Louis is … Continue reading

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Expatriate Engagement

Engagement is a fairly recent term in business. In the past the talk was about “attracting, motivating and retaining” expatriate employees. All three strategies focused primarily on money. A competitive salary that takes into account the relative cost of living, … Continue reading

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Mauritania, Nouakchott – Cost of Living

The economy of Mauritania still depends on agriculture and livestock for the majority of the population, even though most of the nomads and many subsistence farmers were forced into the cities by recurrent droughts in the 1970s and 1980s. Mauritania … Continue reading

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