Bulgaria -Wage increase only for the high salaries -November 19, 2012

Data released by the Bulgarian Industrial Chamber and published by the 24 Chassa (24 Hours) daily reveal that the average monthly wage went up by BGN 48 (€24.50) in the first nine months of 2012, from BGN 720 (€367.50) in January to BGN 768 (€392) in September. The report shows that only high salaries are going up, while the low ones, including the minimum wage, stay at the same level or register slim increases.

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