In recent years, many foreign companies, including Japanese IT enterprises, have shown significant interest in Vietnam - a dynamic and potential market that is expected to help them expand their business in Asia.

Jin Masahiko, head of system development at Link Station

Tanaka Taro from Link Station said in addition to the firm’s development plans in Taiwan (China), Link Station identifies Southeast Asia as a potential market, where Vietnam could serve as a "regional hub."

He noted that there is ample room for cooperation and market exploration, especially the combination of Japan's strength and experience with the abundant IT workforce in Vietnam.

Jin Masahiko, head of system development at Link Station, said the company has established an office in Vietnam, with cooperation form that Vietnamese staff members in Japan are responsible for upstream and design, while the partner company in Vietnam handles coding and programming.

With its high-quality workforce, Vietnam proves to be a highly potential investment destination for Japanese IT companies, he said.

Nguyen Nhat Minh from Link Station Vietnam said that currently, he is being provided with ample opportunities by the parent company in Japan to follow the actual product situation, compile a list of potential customers, and enhance knowledge in management, sales, and product introduction, aiming to serve future activities of the Japanese firm in Vietnam.

Vietnamese developers ranked 29th globally in the developer skills charts of Skill Value’s Report 2019, making Vietnam the only representative from the Southeast Asia region in the top 30. Currently, the Southeast Asian nation has an estimated 350,000 IT engineers and programmers, and this figure is expected to increase to 1 million in the future.

Source: VNA