Cost of living in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) is 40% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 726 prices entered by 92 different people.
For example, you would need at least 16,852元 (67,969 Birr) in Addis Ababa to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 12,000元 in Zhengzhou.