Cost of living in Dalian (China) is 26% more expensive than in Almaty (Kazakhstan)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 490 prices entered by 52 different people.
For example, you would need at least 647,080 KZT (元12,651) in Dalian to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 512,000 KZT in Almaty.