Increasing by vnd 180,000 to vnd 230,000 for the regional minimum wage of the year 2018

Recently, the Government has promulgated Decree No. 141/2017/ND-CP dated 7 December 2017 providing for regional minimum wages applicable to the employees working under a labor contract. Accordingly, the regional minimum wages applicable to the employees working for the enterprises are set forth as below: 

(i) VND 3,980,000 per month for the enterprises operating in region I, increasing by VND 230,000 compared to the current rate;

(ii) VND 3,530,000 per month for the enterprises operating in region II, increasing by VND 210,000 compared to the current rate;

(iii) VND 3,090,000 per month for the enterprises operating in region III, increasing by VND 190,000 compared to the current rate; and

(iv) VND 2,760,000 per month for the enterprises operating in region IV, increasing by VND 180,000 compared to the current rate.

In order to determine the specific region of the enterprises, you should refer to this Decree.

These wages are applied from 01 January 2018.