Daily Archives: September 21, 2010

Cook Islands, Avarua – Cost of Living

The Economy of the Cook Islands is isolated from foreign markets, has inadequate infrastructure, lacks major natural resources and suffers greatly from natural disasters. Agriculture is the main economic base while there is limited manufacturing. The Cook Islands economy is … Continue reading

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Brazil, Sao Paulo – Cost of Living

The economy of Brazil is a federal economy. Brazil is the ninth largest economy in the world and the second largest in the Americas, after the United States.   Sao Paulo, the capital of the state of Sao Paulo, is … Continue reading

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Brazil, Rio de Janeiro – Cost of Living

The economy of Brazil is a federal economy. Brazil is the ninth largest economy in the world and the second largest in the Americas, after the United States. Rio, is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe, Harare – Cost of Living

The economy of Zimbabwe has reserves of metallurgical-grade chromite and commercial mineral deposits include coal, asbestos, copper, nickel, gold, platinum and iron ore. However internal upheaval, population displacement, poverty, 94% unemployment and years of hyperinflation have negatively impacted the economy. … Continue reading

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