Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)
– The Prime Minister has ordered the
building of a national strategy on developing a digital economy and digital society
to be completed in August.
The Ministry of Information and Communications has been
tasked with the mission.
Vietnam last year began its national digital transformation
programme focused on a “digital government, digital economy and digital
Under the programme by 2030, the country will adopt new
technologies and models, completely overhaul the way the Government operates,
updates business operations, changes the work style of citizens, and creates a
safe, secure and humane digital environment.
The digital economy is projected to produce 20 percent of
the country’s GDP in the near future, with at least 10 percent of each economic
sector part of the digital economy, while annual labour productivity will
likely increase at least 7 percent.
Experts said the country is set to be among the top 50
countries in the information and communication technology development index
within the next five years./.