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NMW China 2014

China rises the national minimum wage

In 2014 , the national minimum wage in China remained fixed at 167.7 € per month, that is 2,012 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Chinese yuan, which is the official currency in China, we can see that, this year, it was 1,400.0 Chinese yuan and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 140.0 Chinese yuan per month from the previous year, 11.11%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2013 which was 2.5%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, China is in 62 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 94 of the list.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.

In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage China. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2014 and see all the information about this country in China economy.

China - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
20141,400.0229.4 $167.7 €
20131,260.0202.2 $153.3 €
20121,160.0184.1 $142.2 €
2011960.0145.0 $108.8 €
2010800.0117.2 $81.3 €
2009800.0117.1 $84.3 €
2008730.0100.1 $67.9 €
2007640.082.0 $62.3 €
2006580.071.9 $60.9 €
2005545.065.9 $48.4 €
2004465.056.2 $44.5 €
2003465.056.2 $53.6 €
2002435.052.6 $59.7 €
2001412.049.8 $53.5 €
2000400.048.3 $48.1 €
1999310.037.4 $
1998290.034.9 $
1997270.032.5 $
1996240.028.9 $
China - Minimum wages