Cost of living in Guilin (China) is 17% more expensive than in Zomba (Malawi)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
For example, you would need at least 700,720 Kwacha (元6,165) in Guilin to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 597,000 Kwacha in Zomba.