Beijing City to Raise Minimum Wage 21%

December 28th, 2010
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Financial Times:  Beijing city is to raise its minimum wage 21 per cent next year, the second such rise in barely six months, amid rising inflationary pressure and growing concern over China’s widening wealth gap.

Follow up:

The increase, which will come into effect on New Year's day, raises the statutory minimum monthly wage in the Chinese capital to Rmb1,160 ($175) and the hourly rate to Rmb6.7. It follows a 20 per cent rise in June. 

Minimum wage increases all across China have been  announced.  Read more.....

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