Cost of living in Guilin (China) is 15% 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 611,252 Kwacha (元5,652) in Guilin to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 531,000 Kwacha in Zomba.