Summary of National Development Plans of APO Member Economies


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Seventh Five Year Plan
Who issues?
General Economics Division, Planning Commission, Govt. of Bangladesh
Approval date
December, 2015
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Raise the GDP growth rate progressively from 6.5% in FY15 to 8% by FY20

- Reduce poverty rate to 18.6% and extreme poverty to around 8.9% by FY20

- 12.9 million additional jobs will be available during next five years

- Increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector to 21% of GDP by FY20

- Substantial improvement of exports to $54.1 billion by FY20

- Electricity coverage to be increased to 96 percent with uninterrupted supply to industries

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) General Public Services and Public Order and Safety

- Special focus on reforms to improve development (i) Judiciary (ii) Public administration capacity (iii) Financial sector (iv) Public order and safety

b) Industrial and Economic Services

- i) Modernizing the service sector with emphasis on export of non-factor services ii) Improve the incentive policies for boosting private investment in services iii) Increasing public investment in key service sector infrastructure iv) Strengthening the skills base for the service industry v) Strengthening implementation of prudential regulations to boost service quality, increase public safety, improve compliance and ensure accountability of service providers vi) Strengthen monitoring and enforcement services on overseas employment related recruitment services vii) Strengthening public institutions to support the growth of services sector and improve service quality, safety and accountability

-Emphasis on non-factor service exports such as ICT, aviation, shipping and tourism

c) Agriculture

- Productivity gains, diversification, value addition and agro-processing commensurate with national environmental protection and climate change adaptation

- Increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector to 21% of GDP by FY20

- Increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector to 21% of GDP by FY20

d) Power and Energy

-The total power generation capacity in 2015 stands around 14000 MW which will be increased to 23000 MW by 2020.

- Rooppur Nuclear Power Project's first plant will be commissioned immediately after 2020.

e) Transport and Communication

- Modern transportation and communication for achieving the target growth of 8%

f) Local Government and Rural Development

- i) A Local Government Legal Framework (LGFL) ii) Building the capacity of local governments iii) Developing planning and budgeting capacities at the local level iv) Link local level plan to the national medium to long term planning

g) Environment and Climate Change

- Ensure environmental sustainability through conservation of natural resources and reduce air and water pollution

- Natural conservation with increased forest coverage, Environment, climate change adaptation and mitigation

- Alternate livelihood

h) Health

- Service delivery and utilize the vast health network

- Reduce the fertility rate to 2.0 by the end of the plan

i) Education and Technology

- Scientific education

- Attention to disadvantaged groups, women, children and persons with disabilities


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018,

(NSDP provides action plans for "Rectangular Strategy for Growth, Employment, Equity and Efficiency Phase III")
Who issues?
Royal Government of Cambodia
Approval date
National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018: September 2014,

(Rectangular Strategy for Growth, Employment, Equity and Efficiency Phase III: September 2018
URL of National Development Plan document if available
National Strategic Development Plan,
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Annual GDP growth rate: 7.0%

- Annual GDP growth rate (Agriculture): 4.0~4.2%

- Annual GDP growth rate (Industry): 8.8~9.9%

- Annual GDP growth rate (Service): 6.8~7.2%

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Promotion of Agriculture Sector

- Improved productivity, diversification, commercialization

- Promotion of livestock farming and aquaculture

- Land reform, and clearnce of mines and UXO (Unexploded ordance)

- Sustainable mabagement of natural resources

b) Development of Physical Infrastructure

- Development of transport and urban infrastructure

- Water resources and irrigation system management

- Electrical power development

- Development of information and communication technology

c) Private Sector Development and Employment

- Strengthening the private sector and promoting investment and business

- Development of industry and small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

- Development of labor market

- Banking and financial sector development

d) Capacity Building and Human Resource Development

- Strengthening and enhancing eduction, science and technology, and technical training

- Promotion of health and nutrition

- Development of social protection system

- Enhanced implementation of population policy and gender equity


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
2nd Draft: Fiji’s 20-year and 5-year National Development Plan
Who issues?
Ministry of Economy: Department of Strategic Planning & National Development
Approval date
14 March, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Final Draft in Process
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Continue to achieve annual GDP growth rates of between 4 to 5 % in some years over the medium to long term, with an annual average GDP growth rate of 3.5%

- By the end of the Plan period with the right enabling and productive environment, the country should reach a real GDP per capita of over $15,000 compared to about $7,500 today.

- Government will target an increase in the share of private sector investment of 2% over the next five years and to sustain private sector investment at an annual average rate of 15% of GDP for the duration of the plan period.

- The Government’s target in the medium term is to ensure that public revenue is maintained at more than 27 % of GDP - Promoting user pay principle where appropriate in the public sector.

- Main drivers of growth in 2017 and 2018 are expected to be manufacturing, transport and storage, financial and insurance and accommodation and food service sectors.

- Tourism Industry: A $2.2 billion industry by 2020 with sustainably growing visitor arrivals and a sustainable, highly developed and globally competitive tourism industry.

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Agriculture

- Competitive, sustainable and value-adding agriculture sector adapted to the impacts of climate change

- Public-private partnerships and other innovative ways in partnering with large commercial enterprises will be an avenue to boost large scale production as well as a means of introducing modern technologies, technology transfer, knowledge and expertise.

- Strengthening the linkages along the agriculture sector value-chain from production, distribution, storage, marketing and value addition with the view to improve efficiency and lay a platform for the agriculture sector to be a key driver of Fiji’s future economic growth

- Revitalize the sugar industry: Review of the master award to reflect need for modernization, mechanization and improved productivity in the sugar industry.

- Support growth of Aquaculture industries

- Encourage the growth of timber product development: Sustainable management and development of forestry resources that positions Fiji to capture better returns along global value chains for timber products thus will lead to the industry including more value-added products by incorporating more down-stream processing.

b) Tourism Sector

- Infrastructure and utilities will need maintenance and expansion to keep up with growing tourism demand, while at the same time care will be needed to minimise any negative impact on the natural environment of Fiji.

- Innovative Tourism Packages

- Improve human resources capacity and quality of hospitality services

- Increase value addition by developing market linkages between tourism and other local sectors

c) Industry Sector

- Value added tax reduced from 15% to 9% while zero duty is imposed on plant and machineries, raw materials, and other inputs for manufacturing.

- National Branding-to help MSMEs develop their businesses and find opportunities for growth through the Fijian Made and buy Fijian Campaign that looks to promote and raise the profile of locally produced goods.

- Identify tourism products for further development and foster sector innovation for increased value addition.

d) Mining Sector

- Encourage and accelerate growth through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

- Ensure sustainable development of groundwater resources

e) Energy and Infrastructure sector

- Private engagement infrastructure service provision

- Further development of the full road network to international standards with a greater emphasis on maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading

- Maintain a strong independent, autonomous and efficient civil aviation oversight system that meets ICAO standards and international best practices

- Increase share of electricity generation through renewable energy resources

- Improve energy efficiency in the electricity sector

f) Favorable Business Environment

- Ensure efficient management and strengthening of international relations

- Enhance Fiji’s trade base and economic interests in the global community

- Strengthen ICT capabilities in the workforce

- Develop a national framework for Innovation and R&D

- Significant investment to be undertaken in various sectors including infrastructure development, education, health, housing, water, and energy to improve overall economic activity and raise living standards

g) Sustainable Social Development

- GDP growth of above 3% per annual

- Sound regulatory policy to support inclusive and sustainable private sector-led growth

- Investments in health to ensure a productive, motivated health workforce with a focus on patient rights and customer satisfaction

- Improving Fiji’s labour market standards to meet accredited international best practices

- Enhance technical, vocational and lifelong skills training at all levels

- Empowering youth to be critical agents of change and development by promoting the educating and training of young people to secure decent employment

- Empowering women so that they reach their full development potential through full participation in business and decision ? making processes and national development

- Improving Regulatory Performance: Labor Market Information System (FMIS linked to ITC Data)

- Developing the smaller urban centres in the first 5 years in order to relieve the pressure currently exerted on the basic infrastructure and the environment in the major urban centres due to high population density

h) Environmental Sustainability

- To supply safe drinking water and improved sanitation services to every Fijian household

- To promote Green Manufacturing

- Strengthen all partnerships at all levels for building resilience for climate change and disaster

Confirmed by APO Director for Fiji
Confirmed by APO Director for Fiji (Ms. Salaseini Daunabuna)
Reconfirmation by LO (Name) - As of April 2017
Viniana Baleisuva - APO Desk Officer (27 April 2017)


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Four year national development Plan 2017-2020 & National Development in 2017
Who issues?
ROC country paper for WSM 2016 (by CPC).
LO for ROC advised that, because of the change of ruling party in the government, the new national plan was not available yet, and requested us to refer to the country paper CPC provided for 2016 WSM.
Approval date
3 November, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Current version* (to be replaced/updated soon)
Period of the NDP
*The new government is still drafting the new long-term development plan; CPC’s source is based on the latest directions of the new government rather than the existing development plan.
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

*According to the current version

(2013-2016 average)

- Economic growth rate: 4.5%; CPI less than 2%; umemployment rate 3.9%

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Industrial Upgrading and Innovative Economy

- Develop innovative industries

- Develop digital economy

- Recruit professional talent

- Push for linkage between industries, academics and research institutions

- Develop innovative finance

- Develop sustainable tourism

- Push for overall well-being of financial laws and regulations

- Innovative industry policies : Asian Silicon Valley, Green Technology, Circular Economy, Biotech Pharmaceuticals

- Push for overall well-being of financial laws and regulations

b) Worry-Free Living and Just Society

- Create a safe homeland

- Strenghten food safety management

- Promote long term care

- Ensure implementation of pension reform

- Secure safety of the society

- Push for overall well-being of the general public and sports development

- Protect labour rights

- Push for youth employmnet

- Strenghen child care services

- Develop convenient transportation projects

- Push for "Transitional Justice"

c) Inter-Regional Balance and Sustainable Development

- Push for overall well-being of land development plans and relevant disaster prevention measures

- Balance regional development

- Develop convenient transportation projects

- Promote "Greenhouse Gas Reduction" regulations and air pollution prevention measures

- Supply sustainable energy

- Develop and conservate water resources

- Establish and develop ocean resources

d) Government Effectiveness and Sound Finances

- Emhance the effectiveness of public sectors

- Amplify the benefits of public infrastructure

- Create digital service of public sectors

- Push for overall well-being of national finance

e) Education, Culture and Diverse Ethnic Groups

- Push for transformation of higher education

- Accelerate the transformation of vocational and technical edcuation

- Strenghen general public education

- Promote digital learning

- Educate disadvantaged children

- Cultivate cultural power

- Develop cultural economy

- Respect multiple ethnic groups

f) National Security and International and Cross-Strait Relations

- Secure national security

- Promote "Pragmatic Diplomacy"

- Strenghen international ties with other nations

- Stable development of Cross-Strait Relations

- Promote the "New Southbound Policy"


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
National Strategy Project
Who issues?
Ministry of Science,ICT and Future Planning
Approval date
10 August, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Not decided
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity
Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Power for new growth engine

- Developing core technology for self-driving cars

- Develop lightweight materials

- Establish smart city to lead world

- Develop AI(Artificial Intelligece) to lead intelligent information society

- Build Vitural Reality ecosystem

b) Quality improvement for life

- Technology development for precise medical treatment based on bio information

- Develop bio new medicine to overcome severe disease

- Technology development for carbon resourses

- Technology development for super fine dust


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Five Year Plan. However, the government has decided to do away with the 5-year plan after completion of the 12th Plan (2012-17) on 31 March 2017.
Who issues?
Planning Commission (However, NITI Aayog has taken over the 12th Plan from the Planning Comission that was disolved in 2014)
Approval date
4 October, 2012
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
12th Plan Five Year Plan (2012-17); it will be replaced by three documents prepared by the NITI Aayog after March 2017: a short-term 3-year Action Plan, the medium-term 7-year strategy and the long-term 15-year Vision Document.
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth. GDP gowth target 7-7.5% in 2016-17; Long-term growth: 8%

- To achieve the Gross National Income of around USD6,000-7,000 to become a middle-income country. Presently, India is classified as a lower middle-income country with a p zer capita GNI of around $1,500.

- Train 400 million youth in different industry-ready skills by 2022

- Reduce poverty by 10% through a systematic 2% annual reduction on a sustainable basis

- Achieve HDI threshold of 0.9 for parity with a number of EU countries. India HDI of 0.609 is below the average of 0.630 for countries in the medium human development group. It climbed 5 ranks, to reach 130 among 188 countries in 2014 in Human Development Report 2015.

- To achieve universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services by 2019

- Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value-added and labour-intensive sectors

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Agriculture

- To double farmers income by 2022 (as announced in Union Budget 2016-17). The SDG target is to double the agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers (women, indigenous peoples, family farmers, pastoralists, and fishers) by 2030. This includes providing secure and equal access to land, other productive resources and inputs, knowledge, financial services, markets and opportunities for value addition and non-farm employment.

- Create infrastructure for Food Processing and modern warehousing

- Irrigation Funding mechanism for agriculture infrastructure and to execute various programmes related to sustainable management of ground water resources

- Farm Mechanisation: Increasing reach to the regions where availability of farm power is low, and to make it accesible to small and marginal farmers

- Improve irrigation facilities: It aims to complete 99 major and medium irrigation projects by 2019. These projects are targeted to bring 7.6 million hectares of land under irrigation in some of the most drought-prone regions of India.

- Improve soil fertility on a sustainable basis through the soil health card scheme and to support the organic farming scheme Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

- Fish and fish products: Mordenization and mechanization of fishing and processing for value add to ensure India meets its target of increasing its export earnings by three times to USD14.88 billion by year 2020. Promoting sustainable marine fishing and aquaculture. (India has taken up the ambitious Blue Revolution program for integrated development and management of fisheries with total financial outlay US440.15 million for a period of five years to achieve it.)

- Food Safety (as per SDG): Ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices by 2030 to increase productivity and production that can help maintain ecosystems, strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality.

b) Manufacturing

- Target: Increasing the contribution of manufacturing output to 25% of GDP by 2025, up from the existing 16%. Expects to become world's top three manufacturing destinations by 2020.

- Build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure to boost industrial growth and make the country a global manufacturing hub. The government’s flagship program "Make in India" aims in achieving this. The initiative is designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, protect intellectual property and motivate designed in Indian products.

- 25 focus sectors for Make in India: Automobiles, aviation, chemicals, IT & BPM, pharmaceuticals, construction, defence manufacturing, electrical machinery, food processing, textiles and garments, ports, leather, media and entertainment, wellness, mining, tourism and hospitality, railways, automobile components, renewable energy, biotechnology, space, thermal power, roads and highways and electronics systems.

- Focus on "Zero Defect Zero Effect" which signifies production mechanisms wherein products have no defects and the process through which product is made has zero adverse environmental and ecological effects. This is aimed to ensure that products developed from India does not get rejected by the global market.

- Facilitate acquisition of clean, green and energy efficient technologies by Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The government has already set up Technology Acquisition and Development Fund (TADF) under the National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) for this.

c) Skill Development

- 400 million youth to be trained in different skills by 2022. The governments Skill India Program is a major initiative launched in July 2015. It includes initiatives like National Skill Development Mission, National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and the Skill Loan scheme.

d) Urban Development

- Create adequate urban infrasstructure to house 40% of India’s population by 2030, which is expected to contribute over 75% of India’s GDP. India’s urban growth is primarily concentrated in large cities with a population of 100,000 or more. The number of cities with a population exceeding 1 million is expected to go up from 53 (in 2011) to 87 by 2030.

- Develop 100 Smart Cities by 2020. The government’s SmartCity Mission is expected to improve the efficiency of cities and enable local area development, thereby driving economic growth and improving the quality of life. The urban transformation is expected to be driven by adopting technology-based interventions.

- Transformation and rejuvnation of 500 cities through its Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation

(AMRUT) program. It also includes achieving the target of housing for all by 2022. The program also aims to ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewerage connection. It also aims to increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well-maintained open spaces and to reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-motorised transport.

e) Energy

- Provide universal energy access by 2019. The Power for All programme aims to generate two trillion units (kilowatt hours) of quality, reliable and affordable energy by 2019.

- Set up over 10,000 solar, wind and biomass power projects in next five years, with an average capacity of 50 kilowatt per project, thereby adding 500 megawatt to the total installed capacity.

c and mechanism for the revival of the power sector and the state electricity boards.

- Create infrastructure to achieve annual renewable energy target of 175GW by 2020. This includes 100,000 MW from solar power, 60,000 MW from wind energy, 10,000 MW from biomass, and 5,000 MW from small hydro power projects.

f) Digital Infrastructure & Inclusion

- Transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. To achieve this the Government of India has launched the Digital India initiative that is driven primarily by the national e-governance plan. The overall objective is to create ICT Infrastructure, including high speed internet access for all. It also includes use of ICT to improve government sector processes and online delivery of citizen services.

- Digital empowerment of citizens: This is one of the most important factor of the Digital India initiative to provide universal digital literacy and make digital sources easily accessible. The services are also provided in Indian languages for active participation.

- Achiving financial inclusion for all. The government has taken the JAM Number Trinity ? the Jan Dhan Yojana (a no-frill bank account), Aadhar (unique citizen number) and mobile number ? for direct subsidy transfers in order to enable the government to provide targeted subsidies, reducing distortion and subsidy leakages while expanding financial inclusion to meet this challenge.

g) Infrastructure

- Develop four key areas of public infrastructure in order to attract investments and facilitate overall economic growth. These include Railways, Roads and Highways, Sagarmala project (for ports and coastal development) and Inland waterways.

- Prioritise decongestion of heavy haul routes, speed up trains and provide better passenger amenities, safety, and

improving railway systems through sustainable measures."

- Develop new road infrastructure and modernise the existing road network, in addition to developing interstate highways/expressways.

- Coastline development: To transform the existing ports and for creating new ones with world-class technology and infrastructure. India’s Sagarmala Project is also expected to integrate them with industrial clusters and the hinterland through rail, road, inland and coastal waterways.

- Developing Inland Waterways Transport (IWT) to help enhance an alternative mode for transportation of goods, to decongest existing models as well as realising advantages in terms of fuel and cost savings.

h) Favorable business environment

- Reduce bureaucratic process and red tape to create a conducive business environment by streamlining regulatory structures for an investor-friendly business climate. (India ranks 130th out of 189 countries in the World Bank's 2016 ease of doing business index, covering the period from June 2014 and June 2015. It improved its rank from 134 in the 2015 index.)

i) Hygiene Infrastructure

- Making India 100% free of open defecation by 2019. The initiative is driven under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) that also aims at adopting modern and scientific municipal solid waste management, effect behavioural change for healthy sanitation practices, generate awareness about sanitation and its linkage with public health, augment capacity of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs).

- Abatement of pollution and rejuvenation of the river Ganga by adopting a river basin approach to promote coordination within different sectors for comprehensive planning and management. The program also includes interception and diversion, and treatment of waste water flowing through open drains via bio- remediation/ appropriate in-situ treatment/ use of innovative technologies/ sewage treatment plants (STPs)/ effluent treatment plant (ETPs).

j) Sustainable Development Goal

- Achieve broader social objectives to achieve UNDP 2030 sustainable goals that have 169 sub-targets


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Who issues?
Ministry of National Development Planning
Approval date
8 January, 2015
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- SMEs productivity increase of 5-7% per annum

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Education

- Connectiveness between higher education, research institution and industry

- Incentive for industry and SMEs that is able to train their employess (matching fund)

b) Youth, Culture and Sport

- These three focuses are seen as an integrated approach to develop and manage human resources as stated in Govt. Regulation, UU 3/2005.

- Facilitating productivity enhanement for creative industry

c) Accelerating Growth in Industry Sector

- Increasing efficiency and productivity of State Owned Entreprises

- Creating relatively high value added industry

- Industry-wide focuses: (1) strategic industry, (2) maritime-based industry, (3) labour intensive

- Three emphasis: (1) technical efficiency enhancement, (2) Innovation and technology transfer, (3) new product development, (4) input factor development, (5)

- Improving level of human development indicator

- Improving efficiency for industrial cluster area through connectivity, human resources, infrastructure development and good governance

d) Productivity and Competitiveness Enhancement for SMEs

- Focusing on agriculture, fisheries and cooperatives

e) Labour Productivity Human Resources

- Creating a gradual transformation of structure of labour from low productivity sector/sub-sector to the higher ones

- Creating conducive industrial relation

- Developing rural economy

- Implementation of wage-productivity incentice scheme

f) International Trade

- Increasing productivity for domestic market player vis-?-vis their foreign counterpart

- Product creation

g) Investment (mining sector)

- Investment on old and existing mine field to increase its productivity

h) Domestic Trade

- Revitalization of distribution network to enhance productivity of the economy

i) International Affairs

- The use of diplomacy channels to achieve "growth with equity" to maintain the desired level of productivity

j) Public Sector

- Creating an efficient and productive government

k) Under-Developed Areas

- Enhancing overall productivity for the under-developed areas

- Resources management for productivity enhancement

l) Infrastructure

- Infrastructure investment and revitalization

- Reliable and affordable housing for people

- Reliable transportation for easy flow of good, services and human

m) Agriculture

- Increasing land productivity

- Productivity and competitiveness enhancement of primary commodities

- Enhancing efficiency in the agribusiness sector through revitalization on produc quality, land, and technique of production

- Capacity optimazation of the existing production mode

IR Iran

IR Iran
Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
The Sixth Five-Year Development Plan
Who issues?
Iranian Government
Approval date
By the end of this year
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
From March 20, 2016 to March 20, 2021
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Average 8% economic growth during the five-year period

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Mining, Information Technology, Energy, Tourism, Agriculture and Transportation

- Promotion of value-added activities in industry and mining

- Greater export orientation and the prioritization of strategic industrial sectors, including oil, gas, petrochemicals, transportation, construction, information technology and agriculture

- Increasing the penetration rate of high-end technologies in these sectors

b) Government

- Encourage the government to improve the business environment to address unemployment and poverty

- Improving Iran’s ranking in the ease of doing business index to 70 from its current place of 118

c) Productivity, Cyberspace, Educational Reforms and Academic Development


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016
Who issues?
The Japanese government
Approval date
2 June, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Achieve nominal GDP JPY 600 trillion

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) The fourth industrial revolution

- Establishment of the "Public-Private Council for the fourth industrial revolution"

- Specifying research and development and the strategy of industrialization in the "The Artificial Intelligence Technology Strategy Council"

- Regulation and system reform, promotion of projects etc. for data use beyond the framework of companies and organizations and ensuring security

- Promotion of business metabolism and streamlining of business restructuring toward the fourth industrial revolution

- Substantiation of human resources development and education-related measures in the "Council for Promoting Human Resource Development to respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution"

- Dissemination of the fourth industrial revolution in medium-sized and small and medium-sized companies

b) Healthcare

- Providing diagnosis support and innovative new drugs and medical device by using Big Data, etc.

- Providing personalized healthcare services using IoT, etc.

- Improving the quality and productivity of nursing care by utilizing technologies such as robot, sensor, etc.

c) Environment-energy

- Promotion of investment of distribution and service industries and small and medium-sized companies in energy efficiency

- Promotion of introduction of renewable energy and development of new energy systems

- Strengthening of resource security

d) Sports/Culture

- Improvement the attractiveness and profitability of sports facilities

- Development and use of sports management human resources and creation of a platform

- Integration of sports with IT, healthcare, tourism, fashion, culture and arts, etc. and its expansion

- Establishment of an existing housing transaction market in which houses are evaluated as assets

e) Service

- Creation of businesses leading the service industry's productivity improvement

- Productivity improvement by each business field

- Community-based productivity improvement through utilization of SME support providers, etc.

f) SME

- Support for the growth of local core companies with an eye to the global market

- Support for local SME's expansion to overseas by taking advantage of TPP

- Support for improvement of productivity of SMEs including IT utilization

- Promotion of provision of growth funds which do not need collateral or survey by using a "local benchmark", etc., enhancement of financing functions and acceleration of business revitalization/succession

g) Agriculture

- Enhancement of functions of the Public Corporations for Farmland Consolidation to Core Farmers through Renting and Subleasing

- Cost reduction of production materials and realization of distribution/processing structures favorable to producers

- Development of human resources

- Reinforcement of export

- Promotion of "Smart agriculture" (realizing unmanned automatic operation by remote monitoring by 2020)

- Building a system for cooperation between the agricultural and business communities

h) Tourism

- Enhancement of the attractiveness of tourism resources

- Revision of tourism-related regulations and systems

- Promotion of establishing and developing Destination Management/Marketing Organization (DMOs)

- Development of tourism human resources

- Improvement of regional tourism environment to accept an increasing number of foreign visitors to Japan

- Promotion of taking leaves/staggered holidays


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Five Year National Socio-economic Development Plan VIII
Who issues?
Ministry of Planning and Investment (Vientiane Capital)
Approval date
25 February, 2015
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

1) Sustained, inclusive economic growth with economic vulnerability (EVI) reduced to levels required for LDC graduation and consolidated financial, legal and human resources to support growth.

- Sustained and inclusive economic growth

- Integrated development planning and budgeting

- Balanced regional and local development

- Improved public /private labor force capacity

- Local entrepreneurs are competitive in domestic and global markets

- Regional and international cooperation and integration

2) Human resources development achieved to LDC graduation criteria level and achievement of off-track MDGs through the provision and use of services which are balanced geographically and distributed equitably between social groups.

- Improved living standards through poverty reduction

- Food security ensured and incidence of malnutrition reduced

- Access to high quality education

- Access to high quality health care and preventative medicine

- Enhanced social welfare

- Protection of traditions and culture

- Political stability, order, justice, gender equality

3) Reduced effects of natural shocks as required for LDC graduation and sustainable management of natural resources exploitation.

- Environmental protection and sustainable natural resources management

- Preparedness for natural disasters and risk mitigation

- Reduced instability of agricultural production

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Ensuring Sustained and Inclusive Economic Growth

- Industrial Sector:

Develop the industrial sector to be a high growth sector quantitatively and qualitatively, to diversify in its commercial and modern goods production to be able to meet the domestic consumption as well as for exports’ needs and transforming it into a main sector to support the sustainable economic growth.

- Service Sector:

Develop the service sector firmly linked to production enabling high revenue for the country, creating jobs to the people; enhance land transit points in the region and provide diversified goods and services to meet domestic and international markets demand.

- Agriculture and Forest Sectors:

Develop the agriculture-forest sector so to ensure stabile and sustainable production of food and commercial goods; expand agriculture production according each local area potential in the orientation of clean and modern and qualitative intensive agriculture; apply modern techniques and technology into production to ensure the agriculture goods supply to industrial processing and service sectors quantitatively and qualitatively linking it to the goods processing for value added enhancement; and sustainably manage the forest.

b) Improved Public / Private Labor force Capacity

- Develop workforce in both quantity and quality of various areas at different levels according to the economic structure by focusing on agriculture, industry and services areas in respect to the national development demand and build capacity for them to compete in the region especially in the ASEAN region. Build workforce to be national conscious, be a good citizen, respect laws and regulations, highly discipline, ethical, tolerant and active to their work and self-development and thereby become healthy workforce which is significantly essential for each period of the socioeconomic development.

c) Local Entrepreneurs are Competitive in Domestic and International Markets

- Human development is a key factor of the national development especially in the generation of advanced science, technology and integration. Therefore, it is essential to build human resources to be knowledgeable, competent and proficient in various areas of education and professions, build experts in specific fields to employ them in public and private organizations and thereby contribute in the national development and construction as they are capable to run private business most efficiently and effectively. At the same time, it is essential to concentrate in developing and managing technical services to build experts who specialized in each profession that can support the national development in each period.

d) Food security Ensured and Incidence of Malnutrition Reduced

- Ensure food security and dietary intake of essential nutrients and safe for health which count from the production to the consumption processes, aiming at contributing to poverty reduction and livelihood improvement for the people in a sustainable manner.

e) Universal Access to Quality Education

- Improve and modify curriculum for vocational and university educations in the fields that suit the socio-economic development such as electrical, mining, processing, handicraft, mechanics and services. This is to help ensuring higher quality of the education and sufficient labor force to employ in production and services sectors that supporting the future national development, and enhance capacity to integrate and compete at the regional and international level.

f) Environmental protection and sustainable natural resources management

- To ensure sustainable development, initiatives on environmental protection and disaster risks management are essential. Develop green, clean and beautiful economy for the people’s well-being, health and pollution free by sustainable urbanization. Increase capacity on climate change resilience and impact mitigation.

g) Prepare to cope with the disaster risks and climate change

- Further develop sustainable ownership to protect the environment, ready to cope and reduce the risk of various disasters, economic green people live a good, healthy, strong and safe from pollution of water, sound and air. Increase and improve the ability to adapt, to reduce the impact of climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to a minimum.

h) Reducing the instability of agricultural production caused by the impact of disasters (ensure about markets and prices for the agricultural products

- To meet the sustainable development and stable and continued economic growth, reducing the instability of agriculture production is essential to foster economic growth and promoting stable jobs for farmer. In connection to this, preparing for and anticipating the environment condition and climate change are the main factors for agriculture. Moreover, it is also important to ensure stable supply, markets and prices for the agricultural products.


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Who issues?
Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister's Department, Malaysia
Approval date
21 May, 2015
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Labour productivity will reached USD21,000 in the year 2020 from USD17,500 in 2015

Annual Productivity growth at 3.7% from 2015 - 2020

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) National Level

- Formulating a five-year Malaysia Productivity Blueprint

- Enhancing public sector productivity by introducing productivity, enhancement KPIs, accelerating regulatory reforms and rationalizing government institutions

- Encouraging up-skilling and re-skilling as well as research through increased industry-academia collaboration, more targetted training programs and increased support for industrial and scoial innovation activities

b) Industry Level

- Appointing productivity champions and customising industry-level productivity programmes

c) Entreprise Level

- Setting up enterprise-level productivity assessments and targets by promoting productivity performance targets, introducing firm level interventions, promoting health check mechanisms and fostering productivity-based culture


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Mongolia Sustainable Development Vision 2030
Who issues?
State Great Hural of Mongolia
Approval date
5 February, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
2016-2030 (Phase I (2016-2020) Phase II (2021-2025) and Phase III (2026-2030)
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Increase GNI per capita to USD 17,500 to become an upper middle-income country

- Average economic growth rate of no less than 6.6%

- Become among first 40 countries by the Doing Business Index and among 70 countries by the Global Competitiveness Index

- Adopt advanced technologies with high productivtiy in each sector and encourage new products, production and services adopting innovations

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Agriculture

- Increase productivity through sustainable agribusiness to promote agriculture infrastructure and rural development

- Adopt economical and efficient advanced clean agro technology

- Develop intensified farming

b) Tourism Sector

- Improve business, law and economic environment for sustainable production

- Improve the inftrastructure and service quality

- Eco-tourism development

c) Industry Sector

- Employ advanced methods, technology and innovations to increase productivity and competitiveness

- Food security

- Mongol branding for international market/export

- Develop the chemical industrial sector

d) Mining Sector

- Potential mineral resource exploration

- Develop environment friendly infrastructure

- Create a favorable environment for investment in mining sector

e) Energy and Infrastructure Sector

- Become energy export country

- Increase the share of renewable energy consumption

- Expand information technology and telecommunication coverage

- Improve the urben planning and development

- Expand and develop roads and transportation logistics

- Improve trade and services; develop transportation and logistics networok for import/export of goods

f) Public Sector

- Accountable and transparent governance

- Transfarency in administration Ethics in public sector

- Leadership of public organizations PPP

g) Sustainable Social Development

- Improve quality and access too health care services

- Introduction of labor market system that values workers' productivity, focusing on human development

- Ensure gender equality in social development

- Support youth employment by training to provide proper knowledge and skills

- Coherence of science and industry to promote and adopt innovation

- Improve quality of general education system and build science technology cluster

h) Environmental Sustainability

- Resource efficiency

- Support clean technology and encourage low-waste and sustainable production and consumption

- Improve city planning and waste management system

- Develop the green development standard

i) Governance for Sustainable Development

- Establish and strengthen an accountable and transparent governance

- Improve the leadership in public organizations & PPP

- Improve the leadership in public organizations


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
14th National Development Plan 2073-2076 (April 2016-2019)
Who issues?
National Planning Commission (NPC),
Approval date
To be approved
URL of National Development Plan document if available
not available
Period of the NDP
2016-2019 (3 years)
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity
Not available
Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
Not Available
a) reducing absolute poverty
b) sharing economic prosperity,
c) post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation
d) development of physical infrastructure
e) good governance


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
1) Pakistan2025 One Nation - One Vision; 2) Annual Plan 2016‐17
Who issues?
Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning, Development, and Reform, Government of Pakistan
Approval date
August, 2014
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- 2014-2025: Strengthening Pakistan's development foundations to become top 25 global economy and and a upper middle income country by 2025

- Double the share of total factor productivity (from the level of 2013) by 2025

- 2025-2035: Attaining regional and global leadership in ket target sectors

- 2035-2047: Putting Pakistan on a fast track of development with the ultimate goal of transforming it to become one of top ten economies in the world by 2047 (The centennial year of our independence)

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan

・The seven pillars of Vision 2025 are based on the imperatives of embracing change and transformation, and to create new opportunities based on the country's innate strengths.

a) People First: Developing social and human capital and empowering women

- Population management

- Basic and college education

- Health

- Labour, employment and skill development

- Poverty alleviation and sustainable development goals

- Social welfare

- Gender and women empowerment

- Youth and sports

- Religious pluralism and interfaith harmony

- Mass media, culture and national heritage

b) Growth: Achieving sustained, indigenous and inclusive growth

- Fiscal, monetary and capital market development

- Trade and commerce ? Balance of payments

- Balanced development ? Focus on the less developed regions

- Physical planning and housing

- Improvement in existing industrial zones with focus on - resource efficiency, technical skills development, Marketing skills development, improve quantity and quality of raw material and supply chain

c) Governance: Democratic governance, institutional reform and modernization of the public sector

- Institutional reforms, good governance, and modernization of the public sector

d) Security: Energy, water and food

- Energy: double power generation to over 45,000 MW ; development of indigenous energy resources, such as coal, hydro, alternative and renewable sources; energy efficiency.

- Water: increase storage capacity, improve efficiency of usage in agriculture; construction of small and medium dams, and modernisation and improvement of existing irrigation system

- Food: Reduce food insecure population from 60% to 30% and agricultural development

- Nutrition: Launching policies, programs, and projects to improve the nutrition situation

- Environment and climate change: institutional capacity‐building to combat disasters; Strategy to develop forest cover and along with conservation and restoration of the natural resources; The COP 21agreement will be implemented to stabilize the climate and avoid its worst impacts.

- Establishment of new green industrial parks for Mining and Precious Stones sector, Agro-based, exhibition center/ facilitating centers and capacity building centers in different provinces, easy and direct excess (Road) to airports and dry ports for industrial clusters

-Promoting joint venture leading to clean technology transfer

e) Entrepreneurship: Private sector and entrepreneurship led growth

- Manufacturing, commerce and mineral sectors; create at least 5 global Pakistani brands (having more than 50% sales coming from consumers outside Pakistan), and make ‘Made in Pakistan’ a symbol of quality

- Establishment of Venture Capital Fund for Start Ups and Innovation supports

- Encourage micro businesses and promote entrepreneurship & innovation

f) Knowledge economy: Developing a competitive knowledge economy through value addition

- Higher education

- Science and technology

- Information and communications technology

g) Connectivity: Modernizing transportation infrastructure and greater regional connectivity

- Road connectivity, transport, and logistics

- Increase in annual exports


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Who issues?
National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)
Approval date
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Improved global competitiveness to top 30% in global universe

- Annual average real GDP growth increased by 7-8%

- Agri, fishery & forestry output increased by 4.6-5.7%; industry by 8.1-9.1% increase; service output increased by 7.1-8%.

- Generated employment for industry & service sectors by additional 4.67 million (other target)

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Industry and Services

- Business environment improved (e.g., public and business satisfaction with public services improved)

- Sectors made globally competitive and innovative

- Productivity increased (e.g., merchandise and service exports increased; total approved investments increased)

b) Competitive & Sustainable Agriculture & Fisheries Sectors

- Food security improved

- Incomes in agriculture & fiehsry sector increased

- Sector resilience to climate change risks increased

- Growth in agriculture & fishery sector increased

c) Good Governance and the Rule of law

(Effective & transparent governance practices, Enhanced access to justice)

- Improved scores on the indices relating to corruption and ruling

- Established and operationalized Integrity Infrastructure Development and Centralised Case Monitoring System

- Improved government accountability, transparency and efficiency

- Increased constructive engagement between CSO/private groups and government

d) Infrastruture Development

- Performance of tourism, agriculture and industries improved

- Access to goods and services improved (education, health, housing, etc.)

- Environmental quality improved

- Resilience to climate change and natural disasters increased

e) Social Development

(Health, Nutrition and Population management, Education, Training and Culture)

- Improved access to quality health and nutrition services

- Improved access to quality education, training and culture

- Improved access to asset reform

f) Conservation, Protection & Rehabilitation of the Environment and Natural Resources

- Natural resources conserved, protected and rehabilitated

- Environmental quality for a cleaner and healthier environment improved

- Waste generated and waste disposal improved

- Resilience of natural systems enhanced with improved adaptive capacities of human communities

- Water poullution reduced

g) Peace and Secutiry

- All armed conflicts brought to a permanent and peaceful closure

- Safer and more secured environment conducive to national development created and sustained


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Who issues?
Office of The National Economic and Social Development Board
Approval date
22 September, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- 40% of lowest income group will get more income at least 15%

- GDP increases ave.5% per annum

- Incomer per capita not less than USD 8,200

- Reduce green house gas from energy sector and transportation at least 7% within 2020

- Growth rate of Agricutural (3%), industrial (4.5%) and service sector (6%)

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Agriculture and Biomass

- Promote Sufficiency Economy for agriculture production

- Achieve global safety and quality standard

- Utilize Bio Base

- Promote organic agri-products, production zoning, value addition and non-chemical supply chain

b) Industry

- Innovation Development with latest technology i.e. industry 4.0, robotic and IOT

- Develop key enablers for ease of doing business

- Promote Industrial Ecology

- Develop marketing for niche groups such as elderly, creativity products and health care

- Develop workforce competency for hi-tech and future industry

- Logistic management using Natioanl Single Window

c) Services and Tourism

- Develop capability to adopt and adapt for change

- Sustain and balance growth among stakeholders

- Utilize latest technology (such as cloud) to leverage new service sector (digital services, education and content businesses)

- Promote Cluster management

- Expand eco-tourism

d) Eco-Friendly (Environment)

- Water conservation and utilization

- Reduce pollution for better health and eco-system

- Disaster prevention

- Biodiversity conservation

- Provide eco-friendly infrastructure for urban growth

- Promote eco-friendly consumption

e) Public Sector

- Enhance public sector productivity and good governance for central and local government

- Integrate and share ICT infrastructure


Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
1. Plans from the Future Economy Council, 2. Research, Innovation & Enterprise 2020 Plan(RIE2020), 3. Singapore Budget 2016
Who issues?

1. Council for Skills, Innovation & Productivity (CSIP), Year 2016,

2. National Research Foundation, Year 2015

3. Ministry of Trade and Industry, 2016

Approval date
1. May, 2017, 2. January, 2016, 3. March, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
2016 to 2020.
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- From 2009 to 2020, target productivity growth is 2% to 3% per annum

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan

a) Develop skills for the future and support productivity-led economic growth

- Advancing SkillsFuture: Developing an integrated system of education, training, and career progression for all Singaporeans

- Driving industry transformation: Overseeing implementation of plans for key clusters through skills development, innovation, productivity and internationalisation strategies

- Fostering a culture of innovation and lifelong learning in Singapore

b) Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
Vision: Innovative, Competitive Economy

- Eight key industry verticals based on the potential of Singapore to achieve global leadership, the presence of new opportunities for growth and the ability to generate good jobs for Singaporeans are: Aerospace, Electronics, Chemicals, Machinery & Systems, Marine & Offshore, Precision Modules & components, Biologics & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Medical Technology Manufacturing

- Four cross-cutting technology areas have also been identified as essential enablers to support the eight key industry verticals: Robotics and Automation, Digital Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Materials

c) Health & Biomedical Sciences
Vision: Biomedical Innovations, Better Healthcare

- Healthcare is a huge and rapidly growing global market, with the biomedical sector remaining an important contributor to Singapore manufacturing economy. Singapore also aims to develop healthcare services, drugs or devices that will deliver better health outcomes for Singaporeas and enable a sustainable healthcare system.

d) Urban Solutions & Sustainability
Vision: Green City, Best Home

- Enhance living environment to address resource constraints through an interdisciplinary approach including devising new urban mobility solutions, optimizing liveable space, building the next generation smart grid, lowering energy consumption of used water treatment and seawater desalination.

e) Services & Digital Economy
Vision: Connected City, Smart Nation

- Use digital innovation as a force multiplier to meet national priorities and enhance productivity in services sector

- Three critical focus areas are: (E1) Urban Mobility: fusion of traditional transport engineering with autonomous technologies, real-time analytics, modelling and simulation to manage real-time traffic events; (E2) Healthcare ICT: predictive analytics and machine learning based on real-time data collected from IoT healthcare devices to meet demands of ageing society; (E3) Services Productivity: automation of knowledge work, discovery of insight through data mining and creation of iinovative digital applications to improve delivery of government and private sector services.

f) Transforming Enterprises

- Provide grants on capability building, training and internatl expansion

- Support automation to scale up

- Provide financing and tax incentives to support scale-ups e.g. through M&A

- Support internationalization of SMEs

g) Transforming Industries

- National Trade Platform through internet

- Leveraging new technologies to support robotic deployment across sectors such as Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing and Logistics

- Increasing outreach to SMEs through trade associations, chamber of commerces, etc

h) Transforming through Innovation

- Deepening innovation capabilities through industry-research collaboration

- SG-Innovate: promote start-ups and entrepreneurship

- Jurong Innovation District: create open innovate urban environment to bring together elements for the future society

i) Supporting Singaporeans through change

- Adapt and Grow: help people adapt to changing job demands and grow their skills

- TechSkills Accelerator: help people learn new ICT skills quickly though skills development and job placements

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Sri Lanka
Who issues?
From Sri Lanka Country paper of WSM and various web sites (sources are listed below)
Approval date
19-21 October, 2016
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

- Enhancing productivity of major sectors contributing to the GDP by 1% annually

- Placing Sri Lanka within the first 50 countries of World Innovative Index by 2020

- Elevating all the government institutions and schools to “A” Grade level of their performance by 2020

- Upgrading 3000 Small Entrepreneurs up to Medium level and 1000 Medium Entrepreneurs up to Large Scale by 2020

- Developing 3000 community productivity villages by 2020

- Productivity for all by 2020

- Generating of one million employment opportunities

- Enhancing income levels

- Development of rural economies

- Ensuring land ownership to rural and estate sectors, the middle class and government employees

- Creating a wide and a strong middle class

Source: Country paper of Sri Lanka from APO WSM 2016, Malaysia

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Agriculture

- Labour is exiting the agriculture sector: but slowly

- Overall have grown and become more diverse in nature, compared to those of the plantation dominated era

- Increase support for success in existing farms

- Increase mobility towards more productive farming

- Increase opportunities for mobility to the industrial sector



b) Tourism Sector

- To achieve 2.0 million tourist arrivals by the year 2016

- Target the upscale Free Independent Travellers (FITS), who are comparatively high spenders.

- Make tourism Sri Lanka’s third largest foreign exchange earner

- Transform tourism to become the fastest job creator and help reduce the unemployment levels


c) Industry Sector


d) Energy and Infrastructure Sector

- Development of the Electricity Master Plan through 2040 including the development of the plan for power generation, power transmission and distribution


e) Favorable Business Environment


f) Sustainable Social Development

- Ambitious plan to develop the country's Western Province, which includes Colombo, into a massive urban agglomeration

g) Environmental Sustainability


h) Key Sectors of Investment

- Tourism and Leisure

- Agriculture

- Export Manufacturing

- Export Services

- Apparel Industry

- Infrastructure

- Knowledge Services

- Utilities

- Education


j) SME Sector

- Promoting high potential, viable and promising sectors

- Focus on cluster approach for SME Development. Under the cluster approach, the entire value chain from input supply to processing and export will be supported and promoted

- Promote enterprises with high value addition and encourage enterprises that use the local raw materials as they offer strong comparative advantages due to factor endowments

- Motivate and encourage export oriented or import substitution enterprises and industries

- Encourage and promote flagship SME sectors with high potential spillover effects to facilitate job creation or employment generation

- Promotion and relocation of industries in the backward regions to reduce urban-rural imbalances

- Transforming the landscape of the SMEs away from mere trade and commerce towards production and industry based with special focus on high value addition, innovative and usage of modern appropriate technology

- Strengthening the SME sector in order to enhance inclusive economic development and thus provide opportunities for better employment and higher income

- Achieve regionally balanced growth across Sri Lanka

- Promote resource efficiency at all levels including the use of Green Technology


k) National Road Masterplan

- Increase Economic Growth to 8.5% by 2010

- Socially Inclusive Development

- Economy and Efficiency in the Provision of Roads

- Safety

- Asset Sustainability

- Sustainable institutional capacities

- Environment

- Private Sector Participation



Name of National Development Plan (NDP)
Enhancing the productivity and quality of products and goods of Vietnamese enterprises until 2020
Who issues?
Primer Minister
Approval date
21 May, 2010
URL of National Development Plan document if available
Period of the NDP
2010 - 2020
Key Numerical Targets Relevant for Productivity

Period 1: 2010 to 2015:

- Build newly 4.000 national standards (TCVN), ensuring synchronous TCVN for major products and goods of the economy, 45% of? TCVN of? system of national standards harmonized with international standards , regional standards

- Management by national technical standards for 100% of the group of products or goods likely to endanger the safety, sanitation, environmental pollution

- Establish a organization network? of assessing conformity with technical regulations, conformity of national standards for key products, goods

- Build capacity and quality movement in 40 provinces and cities throughout the country

- Build a team of specialists, consultant staff on productivity and quality; organization or individual operating professionally on productivity and quality of products and commodities at the ministries, branches, localities and enterprises produce key products and commodities

- 40,000 enterprises are guided application of advanced scientific and technological innovation, application management systems, models and tools to improve productivity and quality

- 40% of enterprises manufacturing key products and commodities construct and implement projects on improving productivity and quality

- To contribute to raising the proportion of the productivity of general factors (TFP) in gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 30% in 2015

Period 2: From 2016 to 2020:

- Develop new 2,000 Vietnam Standard (TCVN); and 60% TCVN under the national standards harmonized with international standards, regional standards

- 100% laboratory of? quality of key products, commodities reaching international level

- 60,000 enterprises are guided to apply advanced scientific and technology and technological innovation, applying management systems, models and tools of improving productivity and quality

- Build capacity and quality movement? in all provinces and cities throughout the country

- 100% of enterprises producing key products and goods develop and implement key projects of improving productivity and quality

- To contribute to raise the proportion of the productivity to general factors (TFP) in? gross domestic product growth (GDP) to at least 35% by 2020

- Build 1000 specialists, consultant staffs, trainers on productivity and quality

Focus Sectors of the Development Plan
a) Establish and apply the standards, technical regulations

- Establish and popularize the application of standards and technical regulations

- Establish a organization network of assessing conformity with technical regulations, conformity of national standards for key products, goods

- Invest the testing laboratories of product and goods quality

b) Productivity and Quality Promotion

- Propaganda, train and enhance knowledge on productivity and quality

- Popularize the application of management systems, models, tools to improve productivity and quality

- Promote the application of scientific and technological advances and technological renewal in enterprises

- Evaluate the quality of products and goods

- Measure the productivity of the economy, industry, enterprises

c) Industry

- Increase the productivity and quality of key products and commodities in the priority and spearhead industry sectors by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools

- Renovate the technologies and apply the advanced technologies in manufacturing in order to build up the quality and content of science and technology, the proportion of value added and the domestic value in industrial products

d) Agriculture

- Increase the productivity and quality of key agricultural products and commodities by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools

- Apply and transfer the scientific and technological advances in manufacturing, cultivation techniques and application of new plants and animal breeds for high productivity and quality

- Apply and renovate teh technology in the exploitation, preliminary processing, preservation and deep processing; Enhance the the value of key agricultural, forestry and fishery products and export commodities

e) Information and Communications

- Increase the productivity and quality of key products and commodities in the field of information and communication equipment production by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools

- Strengthen the testing capacity of the quality of information and communication equipment

- Enhance the capability of research and development, apply the renovate the technology in order to improve the quality of switchboards and terminals' products compliance with the national standards, international standards and export market standards

f) Construction

- Increase the productivity and quality of key products and commodities in the field of construction materials production by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools

- Use the advanced technologies and select the suitable equipment to ensure the production of high-quality products compliance with the national standards, international standards and export market standards

- Toward the mineral resources efficiency, reduce fuel costs and environmentally friendly

g) Health

- Increase the productivity and quality of key products and commodities in the fields of vaccines and medical bio-products, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and supplies by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools

- Apply and develop the advanced technologies in the production of traditional medicines, vaccines, bio-products, essential medical equipments

- Invest and increase the testing capability the quality of drugs and pharmaceutical materials compliance with international standards in service of production, import and export of products and goods

h) Transport

- Increase the productivity and quality of key products and goods in the manufacture of means and transport equipment by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools

- Invest and strengthen the testing capacity of specialized products

- Technological innovation

- Apply the advanced synchronous technologies in the production of key products and goods with high localization ratios compliance with export standards or equivalent to the quality of the same products of foreign countries

l) Vietnamese SMEs

- Enhance the productivity and quality of key local products and goods by applying approciate productivity and quality measures/tools compliance with the characteristics of localities and enterprises

- Guide enterprises on exploiting information on quality standards, technical regulations, technologies and information on industrial property for application in production and business practices

- Replace the backward technology, apply the advanced technology, master the transferred technology from abroad

Reconfirmation by LO (Name)
- As of April 2017

*The information in this summary is based on respective national development and/or related policy documents, as confirmed by APO Country Officers and NPOs as of April 2017.