Vietnam sets to have 50% of businesses operating on digital platforms by 2025

A draft project on national digital transformation has set a target to have 50% of businesses operating on a digital basis by 2025.

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung announced the plan at a seminar on completing institutions and fundamental conditions for developing digital economy in Vietnam, taking place in Hanoi on May 2. The event was part of a series of workshops under the Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum 2019, which opened the same day, co-chaired by the Government and the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission.

According to Hung, the Government has assigned his ministry to pen the project on national digital conversion, with its scope covering three main areas – enterprises, State agencies and society – under three periods, from the effective date to 2022, 2022-2025, and 2025 with vision to 2030.

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