Daily Archives: September 19, 2010

Vatican City – Cost of Living

The Vatican has its own financial system and banks, with interests worldwide. The incomes of lay workers are sensibly better than those of correspondent counterparts who work in the city of Rome. Living standards may be different, at least in … Continue reading

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Vanuatu, Port Vila – Cost of Living

The economy of Vanuatu is built on agriculture, tourism, offshore financial services, and cattle raising. There is substantial fishing activity although this industry doesn’t bring in much foreign exchange. Exports include copra, kava, beef, cocoa, and timber, and imports include … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan, Tashkent – Cost of Living

The economy of Uzbekistan relies mainly on commodity production, including cotton, gold, uranium, potassium, and natural gas. Despite the declared objective of transition to a market economy, Uzbekistan continues to maintain rigid economic controls, which often repel foreign investors. Agriculture … Continue reading

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Washington – Cost of Livng

Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. Washington, D.C. hosts 174 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The headquarters of other institutions such as trade unions, lobbying … Continue reading

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Washington – Cost of Livng

Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. Washington, D.C. hosts 174 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The headquarters of other institutions such as trade unions, lobbying … Continue reading

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