Technology

Formulate a strategy for developing Vietnam’s digital technology industry to 2025


January 26, 2022 11:29 GMT+7

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam agreed with the proposal of the Ministry of Information and Communications to replace the Program on development of the IT, electronics – telecommunications industry by 2025 by formulating a Strategy for the development of Vietnam’s digital technology industry until 2025. 2025.

Information from the Government Office said that on November 26, 2021, the Ministry of Information and Communications asked the Prime Minister to approve the “Strategy for development of Vietnam’s digital technology industry to 2025, with a vision to 2030” instead of “Program on development of information technology, electronics – telecommunications industry to 2025, vision to 2030, actively participating in the 4th Industrial Revolution”.

The above proposal of the Ministry of Information and Communications has just been approved by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam. The Deputy Prime Minister also assigned the Ministry of Information and Communications to review and report to the Prime Minister for consideration and approval of the task of developing the “National Strategy on Developing Vietnam’s Digital Technology Enterprises to 2030”, after the “Strategy”. development of Vietnam’s digital technology industry to 2025, with a vision to 2030″ approved, ensuring synchronization, efficiency, science, avoiding duplication of strategies.

Implementing the “Strategy to develop Vietnam’s digital technology industry to 2025, with a vision to 2030” is a key task of the Ministry of Information and Communications in the period of 2022 – 2024. (Illustration image)

In the development orientation of the ICT industry in 2022 and the period from 2022 to 2024, the Ministry of Information and Communications has clearly defined the completion and implementation of the Strategy for Development of Vietnam’s digital technology industry to 2025, with a vision to 2030. in the 7 key tasks of the ICT industry in 2022. The deadline for the IT Department, the Ministry of Information and Communications to complete this task is June 2022.

The Ministry of Information and Communications clearly identifies, the digital technology industry is the mainstay for building a digital government, modernizing and intelligentizing industry, commerce, services, agriculture and all aspects of social life; has strength, position and influence in the region and in the world.

Regarding the main tasks and solutions of the ICT industry in 2022 and the medium term, Directive 01 of the Ministry of Information and Communications said that this year the ministry will continue to promote Make in Vietnam technology products. Towards the goal of turning Vietnam into a country of technology, mastering technology and developing products, not only for the domestic market but also for the international market. Developing Vietnamese digital technology enterprises. Bringing digital technology application into all aspects of economic – cultural – social life.

Along with that, creating conditions and focusing on directing Vietnamese enterprises to carry out the mission of continuing to invest in research and production of 5G devices to fulfill the goal of deploying and providing commercial 5G services by domestically produced equipment; building a management system, promoting the development of the national digital technology industry; perfecting mechanisms and policies to facilitate the development of the IT industry, electronics and telecommunications…

For the period of 2022 – 2024, focus on developing the digital technology business ecosystem and improving the quality of human resources: Organize activities to connect supply and demand, connect large enterprises, small and medium enterprises, innovative start-ups; Develop, update and apply digital technology human resource standards. Continue to maintain the contribution rate of digital technology enterprises to GDP at 6 – 6.5% in the period of 2022 – 2024.

According to data from the Ministry of Information and Communications, by the end of 2021, Vietnam has 64,000 digital technology enterprises, an increase of 5,600 enterprises compared to 2020 and has nearly 1,000 Vietnamese branded ICT products and services. Revenue of the ICT industry in 2021 will reach USD 136,153 million, up from over USD 124,678 million in 2020. In which, revenue of Vietnamese enterprises is USD 18,779 million, accounting for 13.8% of total revenue. ICT industry sector.

In 2022, the Ministry of Information and Communications aims to bring the total number of digital technology enterprises in Vietnam to 70,000; total revenue of IT, electronics and telecommunications industries reached 148.5 billion USD; IT industry revenue growth rate is 9.2%; total payment to the state budget is 3 billion USD.

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The Law on Digital Technology Industry will be submitted to the National Assembly in 2023

The Law on Digital Technology Industry will be submitted to the National Assembly in 2023

Nguyen Thanh Tuyen, Deputy Director of the IT Department, Ministry of Information and Communications, said that the draft Law on Digital Technology Industry has now been reported to the Government and has been transferred to the National Assembly for inclusion in the 2023 plan.

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