Emerging tech companies are still struggling to recruit high quality IT engineers to feed Việt Nam’s booming technology industry, despite a steady growth in graduates over the last few years.
A shortage of labour has affected offshore fishing in many central coastal provinces.
With e-commerce and automation changing the landscape of the logistics sector dramatically, there will be a focus on re-skilling the existing workforce in technology.
Farmers in the south-eastern province of Bình Phước are entering the peak black pepper harvest season but suffer from a shortage of workers.
Việt Nam may have a large pool of manual workers, but not enough it seems to cope with growing demand.
The Mekong Delta is one of the richest parts of Việt Nam, leading the country in rice, shrimp and other agricultural products.