Thisis one of the specific objectives in the clean technology strategyuntil 2020 with a vision toward 2030 approved by the Prime Minister onDecember 30, 2013, the Vietnam Economic News said.
The overallobjective of the strategy is to boost the use of clean andenvironmentally friendly technologies, increase energy and naturalresources efficiency, and lower emissions in industrial production.
Specifically, the strategy will focus on building and application oftechnical regulations on clean technologies in industrial productionfacilities in energy-intensive industries, which may cause seriouspollution to the environment, such as textile, fertiliser, pesticides,steel, mining, mineral processing, thermal power, paper production,cement production, and sugar production.
It is expected that by2020, all the new investment projects in the above industries must meetthe technical standards and regulations on clean technologies; 60-70percent production facilities that are operating in the industriesmentioned above must complete the formulation and implementation oftechnological innovation roadmap towards using clean technologies.
In addition, six solutions will be implemented related to management,technology, international cooperation, finance and investment, market,and information and communications. Particularly, the managementsolution stipulates the roadmap for implementation of clean technologiesfor new investment and increased investment projects.
Thestrategy also offers clean technology investors incentives and aims atmanaging clean technology projects right in the stage of grantingcertificates.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade was assignedto take charge of the strategy implementation in coordination withrelevant ministries and local agencies. It will responsible forreporting to the government on the implementation of the strategyannually.-VNA