Cost of living in Jinan (China) is 12% 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 417 prices entered by 44 different people.
For example, you would need at least 557,426 KZT (元10,624) in Jinan to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 497,000 KZT in Almaty.