Minimum wage in Vietnam to increase from January 1, 2014 – December 12, 2013

From January 1, 2014 the monthly minimum wage for employees in Vietnam will increase from VND 1.9 million (US$ 89.3) to VND 2.7 million (US$ 128). The Government has recently issued Decree 182/2013/ND-CP to replace valid Decree 103/2012/ND-CP.
The minimum wage will be applied for four different regions in Vietnam as follows Region I: VND 2.7 million (US$ 128); Region II: VND 2.4 million (US4 114); Region III: VND 2.1 million (US$ 100) and Region IV: VND 1.9 million (US$ 90).