THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 222/2005/QD-TTg
Hanoi, September 15, 2005
 
DECISION
APPROVING THE MASTER PLAN FOR E-COMMERCE DEVELOPMENT IN THE 2006-2010 PERIOD
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Politburo’s Directive No. 58/CT-TW of October 17, 2000 on promoting the application and development of information technology in the cause of industrialization and modernization from 2001 till 2005;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 272/2003/QD-Ttg of December 31, 2005 approving the Strategy for the development of science and technology in Vietnam till 2010;
At the proposals of the Minister of Trade,
 
DECIDE:
Article 1. To approve the master plan for e-commerce development in the 2006-2010 period with the following major contents:
I. DEVELOPMENT POSITION
1. E-commerce development helps promote trade and enhance the business competitiveness in the context of Vietnam increasingly integrating into the world economy;
2. The State plays the role of establishing legal environment and favorable mechanism and policies for attracting advanced technology and encouraging enterprises to apply e-commerce; providing public services supporting e-commerce activities;
3. E-commerce development must be closely linked to the application and development of information technology and communications.
II. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
By the year 2010, e-commerce development need to have achieved the following major goals:
1. Approximately 60% of large-scaled enterprises conduct “business-to-business” e-commerce transactions;
2. About 80% of medium- and small-sized enterprises are aware of the benefits brought about by e-commerce and conduct “business-to-consumer” or “business-to-business” e-commerce transactions;
3. Some 10% of households conduct “business-to-consumer” or “consumer-to-consumer” e-commerce transactions;
4. Government procurement tendering invitations are published on electronic newspaper by Government agencies and e-commerce transactions are applied in Government procurement.
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