Revenue of 53 information and technology (IT) firms in the Việt Nam’s 50+10 leading IT companies reached VNĐ374.4 trillion (US$16.7 billion) in 2017 and employed around 93,000 people.
A conference to promote cooperation in the field of information technology between Đà Nẵng and Japan was organised in the central city on Thursday.
Japanese information and technology (IT) firms have been expanding their investment into Việt Nam and hiring more Vietnamese workers, according to experts at the Việt Nam-Japan ICT Day held in Hà Nội on Wednesday.
Japan ICT Day 2018, themed “Việt Nam – Japan IT Co-operation in the 4th Industrial Revolution”, will take place in Hà Nội and the central city of Đà Nẵng from August 28-31. The event will be hosted by the Việt Nam Software & IT Services Association (VINASA) as part of activities to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
The Government needs to adapt for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in order to be able to govern the country in the digital age, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.
The Việt Nam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) launched Việt Nam’s 50 Leading IT Companies 2018 programme in Hà Nội on Tuesday.
Despite developments in human resources in the information technology (IT) sector, many Vietnamese firms still start up in other countries, such as the United States, Singapore, and Japan.
Vietnamese start-ups will have the opportunity to attend professional training courses, receive consultations from experts and seek investment capital by attending the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2018.