The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on August 8 launched a project
to improve the productivity and quality of Vietnamese industrial
products through applying appropriate management solutions and renovated
The project, which is
part of a national programme to enhance the quality of made-in-Vietnam
products until 2020, will also set up and complete a system which
includes 6,000 technical regulations on advanced production processes
and management systems to lift the quality and productivity of
industrial products up a notch by 2020.
the Vietnam Science and Thermal Technology Association Truong Duy Nghia
said that Vietnam aims to become an industrial country by 2020 and
it will be difficult to manage industrial production without suitable
Therefore, there is a need to work out
standards for industrial goods and products as soon as possible.
However, he was afraid that it will be difficult to meet the
6,000-standard system target as he estimated it will take roughly two
and a half years to be able to complete a standard.
Director of MoIT's Science and Technology Department Nguyen Dinh Hiep
said that the project will give priority to textile and garment,
footwear, plastic, steel, chemical, mechanical engineering, power,
electronic and telecommunications industries.
said that 40 percent of the country's major industrial product-producing
enterprises are expected to join in the project during 2012-15 and all
of the country's industrial producers will take part in the project by
Industrial producers said that they have so
far applied science and technology in their production and management,
but they still expect the Government to aid them in training, research
and building up standard systems.
Chu Van Nguyen
from the Vietnam Chemical Group said that the implementation of the
project meets the real demands of chemical producers as improvement of
productivity and quality is vital for sustainable growth of the
Echoing Nguyen, a representative from
the Vietnam Coal Mineral Industries Group also said that the application
of science and technology is very important to the mineral mining and
processing industries and he expected to have support from the
Government for the activities.-VNA