Daily Archives: September 5, 2010

Tanzania, Dar es Salaam – Cost of Living

The economy of Tanzania is mostly based on agriculture, which accounts for more than half of the GDP, provides approximately 85% of exports, and employs approximately 80% of the workforce. Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania. Dar … Continue reading

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Tajikistan, Dushanbe – Cost of Living

The economy of Tajikistan has been gravely weakened by civil conflict and by the loss of subsidies from Moscow and of markets for its products. Tajikistan depends to a large degree on aid from Russia and Uzbekistan and on international … Continue reading

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Taiwan, Taipei – Cost of Living

The economy of Taiwan is a dynamic capitalist economy. Real growth in GDP has averaged about 8% during the past three decades. The service sector makes up 73% of the economy. Taipei is the largest city in Taiwan and is … Continue reading

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Expatriate Pay Philosophy

Organisations spend insufficient time creating a well designed expatriate remuneration strategy and policy. This is dangerous given that the highest employee turnover is at the beginning and end of international assignments, indicating a lack of integration of expatriate pay philosophy … Continue reading

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Syria, Damascus – Cost of Living

The economy of Syria is that of a middle-income, developing country with a diversified economy based on agriculture, industry, and energy. Damascus is the capital and largest city of Syria. Damascus is home to a wide range of industrial activity, … Continue reading

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