The COVID-19 pandemic was offering a once-in-a-hundred-year opportunity for Việt Nam to boost digital transformation on a national scale, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng said at the ministry’s conference on Monday.
The Government’s new growth target of 4 per cent this year, though ambitious, could still be achieved if policy implementation is organised well.
Online shopping has become increasingly popular, especially when social distancing measures were put in place.
Although Việt Nam has obtained some achievements in improving the quality of its population there still room for improvement, said Đỗ Xuân Tuyên, deputy minister of health.
Inflation is currently under considerable pressure and the consumer price index (CPI) jumped 0.66 per cent in June against the previous month, the largest increase since 2016.