Textile & Clothing Trade Environment

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

1 December 2017 - Minimum wages will be raised in most low-income Asian countries as of January, as detailed in our below report, except in Myanmar where the new level of minimum wages is still being discussed and in Bangladesh where apparel exporters have themselves suggested to increase the minimum wage in order to avoid strikes and social unrest. Our report displays minimum wages in Asian and Latin American apparel manufacturing countries, with annual increases as of Janaury 1st 2018 in local currency and US$ terms, compared with 2015, 2016 and 2017. A comparison chart is also available. Full Report...   Sample Report...   Table Of Content...

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries (Statistical Report)

28 September 2017 - Minimum wages have not been increased since January 1st in most low-cost countries in Asia. Negotiations are however being held for a new rise at the start of next year, whereas minimum wages have already been raised in Pakistan and in different provinces in China. Our report displays minimum wages in Asia's apparel manufacturing countries, with latest data updated as of October 1st 2017 in local currency and US$ terms, compared with January 1st 2015, 2016 and 2017. A comparison chart is now available. Full Report...   Sample Report...   Table Of Content...

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...

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