Summarizing the year 2018 and implementing the task of 2019 for Industry and Trade sector

The Ministry of Industry and Trade set out some necessary tasks for the Paper Industry

On 17 January, Ministry of Industry and Trade held a conference to summarize the year 2018 and show the tasks of the Industry in 2019. For the Paper Industry, the Ministry of Industry and Trade also set out some necessary tasks in plan.

At the Conference, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and delivered a speech to appreciate the efforts of the Industry and Trade sector in the past year, and at the same time to give direction to the activities of the Ministries and agencies in order to facilitate business and production activities of Vietnamese enterprises in the coming time.

Some outstanding activities of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the past 2018 have been to reduce, simplify and post-check 202 conditions out of a total of 561 conditions in the field of state management of the Ministry (equivalent to with 36%), increase the rate of reduction, simplify business conditions of the Ministry of Industry and Trade which is expected to reach 72.1%. The Ministry has also urgently reviewed and handed over the rights and responsibilities of representing the owner of state capital to corporations and corporations which are subject to transfer to the State Capital Management Committee, and ensure the process of solving work continuously.

In addition, the industry has focused on promoting other aspects such as research, application of science and technology, training and development of human resources, etc., helping the guidelines and orientations of the Central and the Government to be concretized by specific action programs to unify the organization of implementation in the whole industry.

In terms of international economic integration, Vietnam has so far signed 12 bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements. Ministry of Industry and Trade has been also making strong efforts with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to strive to sign the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement to open opportunities for Vietnamese goods to penetrate many foreign markets.

For Paper industry in particular, in 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has set out a number of tasks, including developing policies to encourage the collection of recovered paper in the country and simplifying procedures for importing recovered paper. In addition, the industry continues to take measures to support investment capital, communication information on actual production that causes less environmental pollution for packaging paper production projects in general and packaging paper production from recovered paper materials in particular.

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Source: Vietnam Pulp and Paper Production