The Government has recently issued Decree No. 182/2013/ND-CP
(“Decree 182”) dated 14 November 2013 replacing Decree No.
103/2012/ND-CP dated 4 December 2012 and stipulating region-based
minimum wage levels for all types of enterprises. Accordingly:

  • The level of VND 2,700,000/month will be applied to enterprises operating in localities of region I
  • The level of VND 2,400,000/month will be applied to enterprises operating in localities of region II
  • The level of VND 2,100,000/month will be applied to enterprises operating in localities of region III
  • The level of VND 1,900,000/month will be applied to enterprises operating in localities of region IV

In which:

  • Region
    I: covering urban and suburban districts of Hanoi, Hai Phong, Ho Chi
    Minh city; Bien Hoa city and some rural districts of Dong Nai; Thu Dau
    Mot city and some towns, rural districts of Binh Duong province; and
    Vung Tau city of Ba Ria – Vung Tau province;
  • Region II: covering
    the remaining rural districts of Hanoi, Hai Phong; Hai Duong city of
    Hai Duong province; Hung Yen city and some rural districts of Hung Yen
    province; etc.;
  • Region III: covering remaining provincial cities
    (except those of region I, II); Chi Linh town and some rural districts
    of Hai Duong province; rural districts of Vinh Phuc province; etc.;
  • Region IV: covering the remaining localities.


(Note:
The detailed list of localities to apply region-based minimum wage
levels is provided in Appendices attached with this Decree).

Decree 182 shall be effective from 31 December 2013. The region-based minimum wage levels in this Decree are applied from 1 January 2014.

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