Vietnam's minimum wages to increase by 6.5 per cent in 2018 - December 27, 2017

The Vietnamese Government has issued Decree No.141/2017/ND-CP, amending regional minimum wages for workers employed under a labour contract. Accordingly, the increase stands at an average of 6.5 per cent. 

The new minimum wage which officially comes into effect from January 1, 2018 has increase by an extra VND180,000-230,000 ($8.07-10.13), depending on the region. 

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