The general goal according to Resolution No.52NQ/TW is to take full advantage of all chances brought by Industry 4.0 to boost the growth models and to restructure the current economy in order to make strategic breakthroughs, modernize the country, promote the strong development of digital economy, use science-technology to significantly and sustainably grow, obtain high-level human resources, guarantee social welfare of the public, assure the national security, and protect the natural environment.
Detail goals drawn from the new Resolution is that in 2025, Vietnam should maintain the 3rd position of ASEAN nations in the Global Innovation Index (GII), upgrade the digital infrastructure to reach the developed level in the region, have 100 percent broadband Internet coverage in the nation.
In addition, Vietnam should be in the Top-4 leading nations in ASEAN regarding digital government as evaluated by the United Nations, with at least three smart cities in the three key economic regions in the North, Central, and South.
The Resolution also states that in 2030, Vietnam should be in the Top-40 leading nations in the world regarding GII. The 5G mobile network should totally cover the whole country so that the public are able to access low-cost broadband Internet. The digital economy must constitute more than 30 percent of the national GDP, with the working performance increase of about 7.5 percent per year on average. The formation of the digital government should be fully completed. There should be a chain of smart cities in key economic regions in the North, Central, and South, closely connected to the regional and global counterparts.
According to this Resolution, the vision to 2045 is that Vietnam will become one of the smart centers for production and services, one of the leading innovative startup centers in Asia, having high working performance and full capacity to master state-of-the-art technologies in all fields.
To achieve these goals, Resolution No.52 NQ/TW clearly declares that there must be innovative thinking in socio-economic management and improvement in the institution. Creativity and pilots should be welcomed as to practical issues. The attitude of indifference, lack of confidence, or subjectivism should be avoided at all cost.
All forces in the society are promoted for the active and long-term participation of both the inner and outer resources in the digital economy, while the leading role of the Central Party and the Government are to be guaranteed.
Certain policies and guidelines must be adequately implemented, including the unification in awareness and thinking; an increase in the Party’s leading role, the Government’s management, and the participation of Vietnam’s Fatherland Front as well as politburo-socio organizations; a focused development of necessary national infrastructure and national innovative capacity; a priority on human resources growth and key industries; a boost in throughout globalization, digital transformation process among state units.