Vietnam is a leading information technology (IT) services destination in Asia, heard a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 on the upcoming IT service export conference 2017.
President of the Vietnam
Information Technology Outsourcing Alliance (VNITO) Lam Nguyen Hai Long said
the IT outsourcing industry is growing in Vietnam, especially in HCM City.
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The city earns nearly one
billion USD per year from exporting IT services, he noted.
According to the global
real estate adviser Cushman & Wakefield, Vietnam was ranked first in the
world’s business process outsourcing (BPO) in 2016.
The US Gartner’s research
and advisory company ranked Vietnam first among the six leading destination in
global technological transfer in Asia-Pacific in 2016.
The latest research from
the KPMG service firm showed that Quang Trung Software City in HCM City was
ranked third in eight technological parks in terms of land occupancy rate,
incentives, and telecom infrastructure and ranked fourth in scale, efficiency
and operation of businesses, FDI attraction, and human resources skills.
CEO and President of
LogiGear Corp Hung Nguyen suggested increasing capacity for youngsters and
investing in research and development activities, as well as reform
technologies to increase competitiveness.
The IT service export
conference 2017 is scheduled to take place in HCM City on October 19-20 with
the participation of over 150 multinational groups and 250 domestic IT
businesses to promote Vietnam’s potential in the field and connect domestic and
Vietnam Airlines and Air France have inked a joint venture deal, which is due to start from November 1, to bring more benefits to passengers on their air routes between Vietnam, France and Europe.
(HBO) – The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hoa Binh province has recently partnered with the national centre for plant varieties and Thai Binh Seed Corporation to hold a conference on directing use of varieties and management of new pests in rice and citrus fruits in the province.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh Lake is one of the largest artificial lakes in Vietnam. Spanning 8,900 hectares in 19 communes in five districts and Hoa Binh city, the lake poses huge potential for freshwater fish raising. Many businesses have invested to expand floating cage fish farming on Hoa Binh Lake, said Hoang Van Son, head of the provincial department of fisheries said.
HBO – Bui Van Luc, Secretary of the Party Committee of Son Thuy commune (Kim Boi district), is one of the pioneers in bringing Huong Chi longan variety to the locality and successfully creating Son Thuy longan variety, which has opened opportunities for local people to escape poverty and get rich. He was selected as an excellent farmer and was honoured with certificates of merit by the State President and the Prime Minister.
(HBO) – The northern province of Hoa Binh is now home to six agricultural seed production and trade centres, including Cao Phong MTV Ltd. Co., Song Boi MTV Ltd. Co., Hoa Binh agricultural services joint Stock Company, Phuong Huyen seed production and trade Ltd. Co., and Boi river maize production and research centre.
HBO – Nguyen Hong Yen, who manages the Linh Dung organic farm in Dong Ngoai hamlet of Vinh Tien commune (Kim Boi district), is considered the first Vietnamese planting organic citrus. His farm’s citrus fruits were recently recognised by the NHO- QSCERT as organic products in conformity with Vietnam’s organic agricultural requirements TCVN 11401:2015.