Digitization: Emerging business trend of the century
(Sep 19, 2014)
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and DKSH have published their latest
Global Market Expansion Services (MES) report, which highlights
digitization and how it is impacting corporate business models. Leonard Tan, General Director, DKSH Viet Nam, speaks about the role of digitization in the MES industry.
Nguyen Mai, president of the Viet Nam Association of Foreign Invested
Enterprises (VAFIE), talked to reporters about the development needs of
domestic support industries.
ONP-Viet Nam, a US company that manufactures wood products for exports,
has been in Viet Nam since 2010. Patrick McNeal, its President and
General Director, speaks to Viet Nam News about entering foreign markets
and his company's experience with exports.
The steel industry is the key to the development of heavy industry,
including car making and shipbuilding. However, the sector is facing
many difficulties. Viet Nam News reporter Mai Huong interviewed An Sung Gu, chief
representative of one of Viet Nam's largest steel producers, Posco-South
Asia Ha Noi, about the issue.
Viet Nam's cement production has met domestic demand since 2010 but has
surpassed it since 2012 because of declining consumption resulting from
Mechanical engineering is the key to the growth of Viet Nam's
underdeveloped car industry, which is plagued by too many small
operators, limited production of sophisticated components and a low
The Government has signed Decision 888/QD-TTg
approv-ing the restructuring plan of the Viet Nam Post and Telecom Group
(VNPT) for the 2014-15 period.
The value of Viet Nam's farm, forest and fisheries exports reached
US$17.43 billion in the first seven months of 2014, up nearly 12 per
cent year on year.
The recently issued Decree 63/2014/ND-CP, which has details of the Law
on Bidding, is expected to ensure transparency and efficiency, and help
avoid any overlap during the bidding process.
The adjustment in the selling price of petroleum has stirred a
controversy, especially in its transparency though it has become more
flexible.Tran Van Thinh, General Director of the Viet Nam National
Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) told Vietnam News Agency about the
publicity and transparency in petrol trading.
The luxury car market has been buzzing this year with the appearance of
new brands and models. But Sergio Solero, managing director of BMW Group
Asia, tells Viet Nam News his company is not fazed by competition.