From 1 November in Uzbekistan by 10% will increase the minimum wage.
The corresponding decree was signed by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev.
Thus, from November 1, 2018, the minimum wage in Uzbekistan will be 202 thousand soums, that is, 25 USD at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the country.
From 1 November in Uzbekistan, the minimum pension will rise to 396 thousand soums, which is about $ 50. The same will be paid to those who receives benefit for disabled since childhood. Elderly and disabled citizens who lack the necessary work experience, will be able to receive from November 1 to 243 thousand soms, i.e. about $ 30.
The funds required for indexation is allocated from the Pension Fund under the Ministry of Finance and budget of Uzbekistan. Public organizations are recommended to bring the salary to the minimum level.
We will note, earlier raised the minimum wage in Venezuela. Where it reached now 3 million bolivars. While working Venezuelans receive additional payments, as in this country, now the minimum food basket worth 5.2 million bolivars, which at the current rate is 1.85 USD.