THE MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 02/2003/CT-BKHCN
Hanoi, February 12, 2003
 DIRECTIVE
ON THE WORK OF STANDARDIZATION, MEASUREMENT, QUALITY CONTROL AND CONSUMERS' INTEREST PROTECTION IN LOCALITIES IN 2003
In order to step up the standardization, measurement, quality control and customers' interest protection activities in localities in 2003, the Ministry of Science and Technology hereby requests the provincial/municipal Services of Science, Technology and Environment and Sub-Departments of Standardization, Measurement and Quality Control, according to their respective functions, to direct and draw up plans for concentrated implementation of the following work contents:
1. Work orientations in 2003
1.1. To continue implementing the decrees which guide the implementation of the Ordinance on Measurement and the Ordinance on the Protection of Consumers' Interests; and the Science and Technology Ministry's decisions on the work of quality management and measurement
1.2. To include standardization, measurement and quality control work into activities of enterprises, to further raise productivity, quality and competitiveness of Vietnamese products and goods along the direction of active integration into the regional and world economy.
1.3. To enhance the capacity and potential of the provincial/municipal Sub-Departments of Standardization, Measurement and Quality Control.