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Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc launches nationwide campaign to support businesses

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The national programme is considered a new push to support enterprises in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. VIETNAM NEWS AGENCY/VIET NAM NEWS

Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc launches nationwide campaign to support businesses

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued Decision 1322/QD-TTg approving the national programme to support businesses to improve productivity and quality of products and goods in the 2021-2030 period.

The decision, which was issued at the end of last month, is considered a new push to support enterprises amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution that strongly affects the competitiveness of enterprises.

To continue to strongly spread this activity, the national programme to support enterprises to improve their efficiency in the 2021-2030 period sets the goal of supporting enterprises on the basis of applying solutions of standards, technology, management systems, and improvement tools, contributing to increase the proportion of the total factor productivity (TFP) to economic growth, and quality improvement, efficiency and competitiveness of the economy.

In this programme, the government has set a number of specific targets for the coming period. Specifically, in the 2021-2025 period, it is targeted to have the harmonisation rate of the national standard system with international standards and regional standards reach about 65 per cent.

It also targets training and certifying about 600 quality productivity experts at ministries, agencies, localities and enterprises.

In the 2026-2030 period, striving for the harmonisation rate to 70-75 per cent and training and certifying standards for about 1,000 experts, of which about 200 experts are certified with regional and international qualifications.

To realise these goals, the prime minister will strengthen communication, specifically, it is necessary to promote guidance on the application of management systems, productivity and quality improvement tools, especially supportive tools for smart production and services in enterprises.

Along with that, building and developing a database of good productivity practices to serve businesses and other related databases; paying attention to the honour and reward of collectives and individuals with high achievements in productivity and quality activities; and encouraging enterprises to participate in the National Quality Awards.

VIET NAM NEWS/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

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