Vietnam has been ranked 25th out of 194 countries and territories in the Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (GCI), recently released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
The digital economy in Vietnam accounts for about 8.2% of GDP. The development potential of the Internet and digital economy components is still quite large. Unleashing this resource will contribute to socio-economic growth and improve national competitiveness.
The Indian Embassy in Hà Nội on Tuesday co-ordinated with the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications to host a webinar on information and communications technology (ICT) co-operation between India and Việt Nam during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government has urged the use of non-cash payments and the deployment of Mobile Money as a solution. The service is still awaiting licensing.