5 Oct 2018
China Sourcing Update: Labour Cost (Sep 2018)
1. Minimum wage levels in some provinces/municipalities are adjusted upward
From July to early October 2018, local governments in five provinces/municipalities raised the minimum wage levels in their jurisdictions.
2. Local governments in a number of provinces/municipalities issue new guidelines on salary rise
From late June to September 2018, local governments in ten provinces/municipalities issued new guidelines on salary rise.
3. Income of migrant workers gains 7.5% yoy in 2Q18
According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the average monthly income of migrant workers in China increased by 7.5% yoy to 3, 661 yuan in the second quarter of 2018.
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