Italy supports Việt Nam in improving statistics system

Việt Nam and Italy have had success in their work together to improve the national Vietnamese statistic system, an official has said.

Dr Nguyễn Bích Lâm, General Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) of Việt Nam, made the statement at a meeting to assess the mid-term results of the project: ‘Việt Nam – Improvement of National Statistical System’.

The project, worth more than 648,700 euro (US$716,000) financed by the Italian government through the Agency for Co-operation to Development (AICS), aims to strengthen the capacity of the Việt Nam’s statistic system to support economic and social development.

The three-year project, which started in April last year, focuses on the ability to produce, collect, analyse, use and disseminate statistical data on energy and the environment.

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