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Serbia raises minimum hourly wage by 11% as of Jan 1

Author Radomir Ralev
Serbia raises minimum hourly wage by 11% as of Jan 1 Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia

BELGRADE (Serbia), September 16 (SeeNews) - Serbia's government has adopted a 11.1% increase of the minimum hourly net wage to 172.5 dinars ($1.62/1.46 euro) as of January 1, the government said.

The increase will translate into a rise of the minimum monthly salaries to 30,022 dinars from 27,022 dinars, the government said in a statement on Friday. 

Last week, finance minister Sinisa Mali has said the government proposed a 11.1% rise in the minimum hourly net wage during talks with trade unions and employers.

In September 2018, the government increased the minimum hourly net wage by 8.6% - to 155.3 dinars from 143 dinars, as of January 1, 2019.

(1 euro = 117.838 dinars)

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