Lâm Đồng Province is helping businesses embrace e-commerce. — Photo ictnews.vietnamnet.vn
LÂM ĐỒNG — Lâm Đồng authorities have earmarked VNĐ7 billion (US$305,000) over the next five years to promote the province’s e-commerce platform.
By 2025 they want 70 per cent of all purchases by locals to be made through the website, issue electronic invoices and have 50 per cent of communes, wards and townships to have e-commerce businesses.
The province also wants 80 per cent of local businesses’ websites selling products.
The money earmarked is for propaganda, training to improve e-commerce skills, helping businesses adopt e-commerce, and improve the quality of businesses’ management.
The province Department of Science and Technology will help businesses develop e-commerce by organising training courses, co-ordinating with large e-commerce platforms such as Lazada to promote local products, encourage businesses to sell on lazada.vn, build websites for businesses for free, develop an online brand for the province’s key products, according to the People’s Committee.
The Department of Industry and Trade plans to build an e-commerce platform to sell the province’s specialities to help local businesses.
According to the Department of Industry and Trade, the provincial administration seeks to create favourable conditions for e-commerce, and it is paying off with the number of businesses selling online increasing all the time. — VNS