Daily Archives: October 19, 2010

Costa Rica, San Jose – Cost of Living

The economy of Costa Rica heavily depends on tourism, agriculture, and electronics exports. Poverty has been reduced over the past 15 years, and a social safety net put into place. San Jose is the capital and largest city of Costa … Continue reading

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Congo Democratic Rep, Kinshasa – Cost of Living

The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has vast potential due to it’s natural resources and mineral wealth, yet the economy of the DRC has declined drastically since the mid-1980s. Kinshasa is the capital and largest city of … Continue reading

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Congo, Brazzaville – Cost of Living

The economy of the Republic of the Congo is a mixture of village agriculture and handicrafts, an industrial sector based largely on petroleum extraction, support services, and a government characterized by budget problems and overstaffing. The Congo’s growing petroleum sector … Continue reading

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Comores, Moroni – Cost of Living

The economy of Comores with an estimated gross domestic product (GDP) per capita income of about $700, is among the world’s poorest and least developed nations. Comoros is made up of three islands that have inadequate transportation links, a young … Continue reading

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