Shenyang adjusted its local minimum wage standard and the new standard was implemented July 1, 2013. The minimum monthly wage in Heping District, Shenhe District, Tiexi District, Huanggu District, Dadong District, Dongling District, Yuhong District, Shenbei New District, Sujiatun District, Economic and Technic Development District, Qipanshan Development District and the Comprehensive Free Trade Zone increased from RMB 1,100 to RMB 1,300, and the minimum hourly wage increased from RMB 11 to RMB 13, with an increase of 18% from the previous year. The minimum monthly wage in Xinmin City, Liaozhong County, Faku County, and Kangping County increased from RMB 900 to RMB 1,050, with an increase of 17% from the previous year. The minimum hourly wage increased from RMB 8.5 to RMB 9.8, with an increase of 15% from the previous year.