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China – Statutory Minimum Salary Increases.

25 June, 2014

 

Legal News & Analysis – Asia Pacific – China – Labour & Employment

 

China’s main cities have increased their statutory minimum salaries for 2014. Under PRC law, provinces and municipalities are required to adjust their local statutory minimum salaries at least once every two years.


The 2014 Salaries

 

For Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Chongqing, the table below summarises the new minimum salaries, and their effective dates:

 

Municipality

Monthly Minimum Salary

 

(For Full Time Workers)

Hourly Minimum Salary

 

(For Part Time Workers)

Effective Date
Beijing RMB 1,560

 

(an increase of 11.4%)

RMB 16.9

 

(an increase of 11.2%)

1 April 2014
Shanghai RMB 1,820

 

(an increase by 12.3%)

RMB 17

 

(an increase of 21.4%)

1 April 2014
Shenzhen RMB 1,808

 

(an increase of 13%)

RMB 16.5

 

(an increase of 13.8%)

1 February 2014
Tianjin RMB 1,680

 

(an increase of 12%)

Rmb 16.8

 

(an increase of 12%)

1 April 2014
Chongqing RMB 1,250

 

(an increased of 19%)

RMB 12.5

 

(an increased of 19%)

1 January 2014

 

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