HCM Metropolis (VNA) – Consultants suggested the Ho Chi Minh Metropolis’s meals processing sector to diversify merchandise, undertake automated expertise, high quality management system and enhance workforce high quality throughout a latest seminar on its growth orientations until 2030 with a imaginative and prescient to 2050.
Talking on the occasion, Asso. Prof Lai Quoc Dat from the Ho Chi Minh Metropolis College of Know-how stated the town must establish key and potential industrial product teams in want of extra funding. The meals processing trade, particularly, must additional faucet beneficial circumstances reminiscent of the town’s strategic geographical location as an financial hub.
At current, your complete meals processing trade in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis has over 2,800 manufacturing and commerce items, together with 2,314 meals and 536 beverage processing amenities. Most of them are nonetheless small in scale, have restricted digital expertise and face challenges in growing markets, accessing shoppers, and competing with international rivals.
Deputy Director of the municipal Division of Trade and Commerce Nguyen Thi Kim Ngoc stated meals processing is a key trade within the metropolis, accounting for 14-15% of its complete industrial manufacturing worth. It additionally contributes 14-15% of the overall added worth of the town’s industrial sector.
Within the first quarter, the industrial manufacturing index of the nationwide meals processing trade nonetheless maintained a optimistic development of three.4% and the stock index decreased by 10% year-on-year. Processed greens and fruits, milk and dairy merchandise made optimistic contributions to the general development of the trade.
In Ho Chi Minh Metropolis alone, the index slid by 1.75% yearly resulting from difficulties attributable to weak consumption.
Opinions on the occasion urged that the sector ought to promptly arrange a shared database system, which can assist to construct an efficient uncooked materials zone, guarantee traceability of origin and meet market demand.
In an effort to promote deeper connectivity and enhance product high quality, the enterprise neighborhood wants the involvement of Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, cities and provinces, and related ministries to think about mechanisms for the enlargement of uncooked materials zone for the sector./.