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The Ministry of Information and Communications issues a set of indicators to measure the digital economy


The new set of digital economy measurement indicators issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications includes 23 indicators, which are divided into 3 levels: national, ministerial, sectoral and provincial.

In which, 6 indicators measuring the digital economy at the national level include: The proportion of added value of the digital economy in GDP; the proportion of e-commerce in total retail sales; percentage of enterprises using electronic contracts; the rate of enterprises paying taxes electronically; the ratio of digital economy workers to the total number of employees (general digital economy); the rate of IT and digital technology human resources in the workforce.

The Ministry of Information and Communications assigned the Department of Business Management to guide ministries, branches and localities to use a set of digital economy measurement indicators to determine the digital economy development index. (Illustration: Internet)

The digital economy measurement indicators of ministries/sectors are: the proportion of the digital economy in each branch or field (digital economy); number of enterprises exploiting and using open data on open data portals of ministries/sectors to serve production and business activities; The number of specialized digital platforms, management and business platforms in each field under their management have been deployed.

The set of indicators measuring the digital economy at the provincial level includes 14 indicators: The proportion of the digital economy in the GRDP; number of digital technology enterprises (number of enterprises providing telecommunications – IT services); number of digital platform businesses; the number of small and medium enterprises accessing and participating in the SMEdx program; percentage of small and medium enterprises using digital platforms; the number of transactions on e-commerce platforms Sea Shell and Postmart; .VN domain number…

Along with guiding how to measure digital economic indicators at all three levels, the Ministry of Information and Communications also clearly states the list and codes of occupations in the digital economy.

The Ministry of Information and Communications assigned the Department of Business Management to guide ministries, branches and localities to use a set of digital economy measurement indicators to determine the digital economy development index.

The Department of Business Administration is also responsible for presiding over and coordinating with relevant agencies to survey, make statistics, analyze and measure national digital economic indicators and a number of digital economic indicators of ministries. , the province can measure the focus; monitor, collect and evaluate digital economic indicators in the Ministry of Digital Transformation Indicators at ministerial, provincial and national levels.

The Department of Informatization cooperates with the Department of Business Administration in collecting, making statistics, analyzing and measuring digital economic indicators and analyzing and evaluating digital economic indicators in the Digital Transformation Index. ministerial, provincial and national DTI levels.

Relevant agencies and units shall coordinate with the Department of Business Administration in collecting, making statistics, analyzing and measuring digital economic indicators. The specialized IT units of ministries, branches and localities advise, propose and use the set of digital economy measurement indicators to measure the digital economy in the assigned fields and areas for management.

In Decision 411 dated March 31, the Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Information and Communications to assume the prime responsibility for organizing the implementation of the National Strategy for Development of the Digital Economy and Digital Society to 2025, with an orientation to 2030. In view, the current context is an opportunity that Vietnam needs to quickly seize and take strong action to develop the digital economy and digital society, develop new business lines, and open up new markets. and create more new job needs, break through to change the national ranking.

The strategy also defines a vision of developing the digital economy to help people become richer, contributing to helping Vietnam overcome the low-middle income level by 2025, reach the upper-middle income level by 2030, and reach a high-income level. high income by 2045.

The basic goals by 2025 are to reach 20% of GDP for the digital economy; the proportion of the digital economy in each industry or field shall reach at least 10%; the proportion of e-commerce in the total retail sales reached over 10%; the proportion of enterprises using e-contracts reached over 80%; the percentage of small and medium enterprises using digital platforms is over 50%; and the proportion of digital economy workers in the labor force reaches over 2%.

Van Anh

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