The Hong Kong Government gazetted today that with effect from 1 May 2023, the minimum wage rate in Hong Kong will be increased to HK$40 per hour.

The monthly threshold amount for keeping records of hours worked will be increased accordingly to HK$16,300 per month.

Employers should ensure that they remain in compliance with the new minimum wage rate.

See here for the Minimum Wage Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 3) Notice 2023 and here for the Employment Ordinance (Amendment of Ninth Schedule) Notice 2023.