Daily Archives: October 9, 2010

Belarus, Minsk – Cost of Living

The Belarusian economy remains largely state-controlled. Thus approximately half of Belarusians are employed by state-controlled companies. The country relies on imports such as oil from Russia. Important agricultural products include potatoes and cattle byproducts, including meat. As of 1994, the … Continue reading

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Education International Cost of Living Ranking 2010

This report provides you with the rank of Education cost of living indexes as at September 2010 for each of our 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services … Continue reading

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Benin, Cotonou – Cost of Living

The economy of Benin remains underdeveloped and dependent on subsistence agriculture, cotton production, and regional trade. Cotton accounts for 40% of GDP and roughly 80% of official export receipts. Cotonou is the economic capital of Benin, as well as its … Continue reading

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South Asia Cost of Living – 2010

South Asia is the least expensive region in the world for expatriates to live in. The most expensive city surveyed is Mumbai (ranked 94 in the world), followed by New Delhi (ranked 127 in the world), and Chennai (ranked 129 … Continue reading

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International Cost of Living Rankings – September 2010

Xpatulator.com’s cost of living data is based on prices for the same quantity and quality of goods and services, representative of expatriate lifestyle, in each city. The data is collected and updated on a quarterly basis. The cost of living … Continue reading

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Belize, Belmopan – Cost of Living

The economy of Belize is small and essentially private enterprise economy that is based primarily on agriculture, agro-based industry, and merchandising, with tourism and construction recently assuming greater importance. Belmopan is the capital of Belize. Belmopan is the seat of … Continue reading

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Why are Expatriates paid differently to local people?

Most countries have a two tier Pay Market. The two distinct pay markets are typically an Expatriate Market and a Local Market.   The Expatriate Market is largely determined by the origin of each Expatriate. It is quite normal to … Continue reading

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