Decision No. 498/QD-BKH dated April 14, 2009 by the Minister of Planning and Investment.
Article 1. The Department for Industrial Economy is directly under the Ministry of Planning and Investment and assists the Minister of Planning and Investment in performing the functions of state management over industrial planning and development investment.
Article 2. The Department for Industrial Economy shall have the following duties:
1. To study and consolidate strategies and plans on industrial development; to coordinate with related units under the Ministry to consolidate, develop master plans on national socio-economic development and regional planning.
2. To preside over the synthetization of five-year and annual plans on industrial development. To directly take charge of such plans of sectors and industrial products as mechanics, metallurgy, electricity and electrical equipment, new energy, recycled energy, oil and gas, coal, exploitation and processing of minerals, electronics, chemicals and fertilizers, cements and other construction materials, shipbuilding, industrial explosive materials; consumption industry, foodstuff, garments and textiles, leather and footwear, paper, ceramics and porcelain, glass, plastics, brewery, confectionery, milk processing, vegetable oil, tobacco, powder and starch processing and other processing industries.
3. To assume the prime responsibility for giving comments on investment guidelines for projects which are not included in any master plan and which the Government’s Prime Minister has authority to approve; to participate in research, analysis, selection of domestic and overseas investment projects in the fields under the management of the Department.
4. To preside over the research and suggestion of industrial development mechanisms and policies; to work with related units under the Ministry to study and propose socio-economic development mechanisms and policies for five-year and annual plans. To directly draft specific mechanisms, policies and legal documents when assigned by the Ministry. To act as the focal body in appraisal of mechanisms and policies and drafting of legal documents of branches and fields under the Department’s management to be submitted to the Government’s Prime Minister for approval or promulgation within its powers.
5. To examine and supervise the implementation of master plans, plans, programs and projects (including ODA projects), reports on assessment of monthly, quarterly and annual plans of branches and fields under the Department’s management. To propose solutions to handling obstacles faced in managing the implementation of such plans.
6. To coordinate with the Ministry of Industry and Trade and related units to appraise bidding and oil & gas exploration bidder selection plans. To work with related units under the Ministry to appraise projects and bidding plans, select bidders for projects and bidding packages within powers of the Government’s Prime Minister to be submitted to the Government’s Prime Minister for approval or authorization; to act as a focal body in appraising projects in the fields of which the Department is in charge for decision by ministries, branches, localities within their powers, including: appraising the establishment of new enterprises, restructuring and reorganization of state enterprises; taking part in appraising investment projects (using both foreign and domestic capital); appraising plans on development of industries and major industrial products of the national economy. To carry out investment supervision for projects under its management.
7. To study, forecast, collect and systemize economic information in support of the formulation of master plans and plans on development of industries, fields under the Department’s management; to coordinate with related units under the Ministry in processing and providing information on industrial development.
8. To act as the principal body in consolidating five-year and annual plans of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Corporations in the branches and fields under the Department’s management.
9. To fulfill other duties as assigned by the Minister of Planning and Investment.
Article 3. The Department for Industrial Economy works under the specialist regime and is served by a Director General and a number of Deputy Directors. The Department’s staffing is decided by the Minister of Planning and Investment.
Article 4. This Decision shall take effect from the date of signing. Regulations previously promulgated which are contrary to this Decision shall be annulled.
Article 5. The Director General of the Department for Industrial Economy, the Director General of the Organization and Personnel Department, the Chief of the Ministry Office and heads of related units shall be responsible for implementing this Decision./.
Minister Vo Hong Phuc
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