Resolution No. 02/NQ-CP dated January 01, 2021 of the Government on continuing the implementation of major tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and the national competitiveness in 2021
Promptly handling shortcomings in the field of land and construction
This content is prescribed by the Government in the Resolution No. 02/NQ-CP dated January 01, 2021 on continuing the implementation of major tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and the national competitiveness in 2021.
In order to continue to create greater improvements in the business environment and national competitiveness, the Government requests ministries, branches and People's Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces to drastically, synchronously and effectively perform the following tasks and solutions:
Firstly, focusing on instantly addressing shortcomings in coordination among related agencies and units by clear and transparent division of rights and responsibilities between line agencies/units and coordinating agencies/units while at the same time handling shortcomings arisen due to the lack of unspecified, overlapping, conflicting and replicated regulations on state management in the fields of investment, land, construction, and resources and environment, etc.
Concentrating on implementing tasks and solutions for digital transformation in accordance with the Decision No. 749/QD-TTg, with an emphasis on solutions to enhance readiness and adaptability to new production model in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Focusing on provision of level-3 and level-4 online public services, strive to apply to 100% essential public services for the people.
On the other hand, focusing on acceleration of non-cash payment and e-commerce development, information technology application so as to strengthen transparency of procedures; mobilization of the participation and contribution of enterprises and the people in government construction; development and implementation of a support program for corporate digital transformation in the 2021-2025 period.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Hanoi, January 01, 2021
On continuing the implementation of major tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and the national competitiveness in 2021
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015;
Pursuant to Resolution No. 124/2020/QH14 dated November 11, 2020 of the National Assembly on the Socio-economic Development Plan for 2021;
At the proposal of the Minister of Planning and Investment,
I. EVALUATION OF THE SITUATION
Thanks to the implementation of the Government’s annual resolutions on improving business climate and sharpening national competitiveness according to international practices (Resolution No. 19/NQ-CP for the years 2014 - 2018 and Resolution No. 02/NQ-CP for the years 2019 - 2020), ministries, branches, localities, and the business community have gradually been instilled and fully aware of the importance of improving the business environment and enhancing national competitiveness, and become increasingly proactive and active in deploying solutions within their assigned scope of competence. As a result, thousands of improper regulations have been abolished, business environment quality and competitiveness have been improved, as reflected in various international rankings.
Though Vietnam is a low middle-income country (127th), the country was ranked 70th in the 2019 World Bank's Ease of Doing Business (up 20 places compared to 2015), 67th in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 (up 10 places compared to 2018). Over the past five years, Vietnam’s tourism competitiveness jumped 12 places to 63rd; logistics ranking 39th, up 25 places; global innovation index ranking 42th, up 17 places; especially, sustainable development index ranking 49th (up 34 places compared to 88th in 2016). In addition, there have been significant improvements in many other indices, with electricity access jumping 81 spots to 27th while information technology application climbing up 54 places to 41st, etc.