Textile & Clothing Trade Environment

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

27 January 2017 - Minimum wages have been raised at the start of the new year in Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia whereas staying unchanged in other countries like Bangladesh. Our report displays minimum wages in Asia's apparel manufacturing countries, with latest data updated as of January 1st 2017 in local currency and US$ terms, compared with October 2016 and January 2015 and 2016. A comparison chart is now available. Full Report...   Table Of Content...

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

29 September 2016 - Minimum wages have remained stable since the start of the year, but they are already expected to be raised in Vietnam and Cambodia, as of January 1st next year. Workers of most low-cost countries do not actually receive a minimum wage, according to a recent study by the I.L.O. whereas buyers could now check the effective level of living wages. Our report displays minimum wages in a large number of apparel manufacturing countries, with latest data updated as of October 1st in US$ terms, compared with January 2015 and January 2014. Minimum wages in local currency units are also released for most countries. Full Report...   Table Of Content...

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

30 March 2016 - Labor costs could stop rising this year in emerging economies where governments prefer preserving their comparative advantage, therefore supporting a slowing down economic growth. China is even giving signs that its minimum wages could be raised in a more flexible manner in the coming years. Our report displays minimum wages in a large number of apparel manufacturing countries, with latest data updated as of April 1st in US$ terms, compared with January 2015 and January 2014. Minimum wages in local currency units are also released for most countries. Full Report...   Table Of Content...

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

25 November 2015 - Minimum wages will be raised in a series of emerging countries, as of January 1st. Sharp increases are planned in countries with higher inflation rates whereas a series of governments try also to reduce poverty and comply with the concept of "living wages". Our report includes a comprehensive list of manufacturing countries, with the new level of minimum wages in January 2016 in US$ terms, compared with January 2014 and January 2015. Full Report...   Table Of Content...

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

22 September 2015 - Minimum wages have been raised in a large number of low-cost countries this year, including Myanmar, Laos, Pakistan, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, etc. New adjustments are also being negotiated or already planned for the start of next year. The low inflation rates do not limit the growth in minimum salaries, as a clear sign that political powers are now unable resisting requests from trade unions for a better life at apparel plants. Our report includes a comprehensive list of manufacturing countries, with the new level of minimum wages in September 2015 in US$ terms, compared with January 2014 and January 2015. Full Report...   Table Of Content...

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