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    Apr 9th, 2016

    Stems from concern that Ivorian grasp of technology, processing machinery that would seriously threaten the development of Vietnam's industries, businesses that has written "SOS" Second, the proposal many ministries, relevant agencies discourage cooperation program of technology transfer, processing machinery that between HCM City Polytechnic University and Cotton Council and the Ivory Coast.

    HCM City Polytechnic University violating regulations

    Text today (10-4) by Nguyen Van Lang, former Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) and is the one who laid the foundation for penning branch of Vietnam, whose name sent the Ministry Finance, Industry and Trade, Agriculture and Rural Development, Education and Training, Science and technology, Interior, and the two bodies are the General Department of Customs and VINACAS, has shown clear determination of many businesses that about not transfer of technology, machinery and processing conditions for African countries.

    As of this writing, over time, a lot of processing plants that struggle with difficulty from hundreds of raw cashew import market loses control, the price of crude imports increased risk of dizziness and loss display immediate present. Even recently, VINACAS had to give warning information about the status of "ruffled" contract and demanded lifting of the price of crude in the Ivory Coast this year.

    Talking to reporters of Customs, Mr. Nguyen Van Lang emphasized, the problem is a lot of processing enterprises, export concern is that over time, City Polytechnic University. HCM has collaborated with Cotton Council and the Ivory Coast to the transfer of technology, machinery and processing conditions (products not belonging to the intellectual property of the Polytechnic University of Ho Chi Minh City) to make the "value coin ".

    "As a lawyer in the city's reputation. HCM, the work of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology City are serious violations of the law on technology transfer to foreign countries such as the Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Technology Transfer Law currently in force; Decree No. 133/2008 / ND-CP and Decree No. 49/2009 / ND-CP of the Government; the circular guide as: Circular 10/2009 / TT-BKHCN; Circular 200/2009 / TT-BTC, ... "Mr Lang said.

    Mr Lang explained in more detail: First, HCMC University of Technology is not the "owner" technology Vietnam cashew processing legitimate.

    Second, HCMC University of Technology is not technology holders (lawful) is VINACAS branch of Vietnam and allow or authorize the transfer of the right to use the technology with the right to use that technology.

    And finally, the HCM City Polytechnic University fronts to create a business incubation center to host international cooperation Government level without consulting the governing body (Ministry of Education and Training ) is completely in violation of School management rules and regulations for the operation of the Ministry of Education and Training.

    Technology transfer should not

    Stemming from the above factors, the business sector suggested the State should immediately stop the cooperation program between the City Polytechnic University. Cotton Council and City and Ivory Coast.

    HCM City Polytechnic University should seriously review organizations, individuals and leaders have made mistakes. In addition, the Ministry of Education and Training should stick check all activities of the University, a meeting with organizations and individuals involved and press agencies to clarify the incident.

    Earlier, on 18-3, Nguyen Van Lang also served on behalf of a number of businesses in the service sector as well as VINACAS sent to Ministries of Finance, Industry and Trade, Agriculture and Rural Development, the Interior proposal does not transfer technology, machinery processing machinery thing for African countries.

    A lot of members VINACAS warning, when grasped processing technology may be the African partners will limit the sale of crude, concentrated target domestic processing. This makes the exporters to raise prices, slow loading, causing artificial scarcity market, causing huge damage to businesses that Vietnam. For Vietnam, if lack of raw materials, the processing industry of Vietnam will reel, by current crude production meets only half the demand for processing.

    In the exchange with reporters this afternoon Customs (10-4), Mr. Lang said: Until now, the business has not yet received an official response from VINACAS around this problem since submit written proposals for the first time on the day 18-3.

    Ivory Coast (national capital is under cultivation and export of crude) have recently increased investment for development strategy and target processing conditions that, in order to compete directly with Vietnam and India.

    In the 2006-2015 period, Vietnam has become the No. 1 exporter of cashew in the world and can say that the country's largest importer of crude in recent years. It is imported from about 25 countries, including imports from Ivory Coast accounts for 36% of total imports.

    Thanh Nguyen

    Source: Customs OL