The US tech giant is believed to ask its major suppliers to evaluate the cost implications of shifting 15% to 30% of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia as it prepares for a fundamental restructuring of its supply chain.
Foreign electronic parts manufacturers, particularly those supplying products to Apple, are coming to set up production in Vietnam, providing a golden chance for the supporting industries to grow and develop.
This year is a very important time for the digital economy of Vietnam, when the gig economy will take a bigger slice of the cake.
Viettel, whose brand value grew by 35.8 per cent over last year to more than US$4.3 billion, was honoured as one of the 500 most valuable brands in the world 2019.
An article published by US magazine Forbes has recently considered Vietnam as the hottest investment destination in Asia.
Soon after Apple began marketing its iPhone model with eSIM, two large Vietnamese mobile network operators started developing the technology, though there are only several smartphone models in the market utilizing eSIM.
To avoid the US’ $200 billion tariff slapped on Chinese goods, smartphone giant Apple’s manufacturers are looking to shift business from China to Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.
Vietnam’s cyber security firm BKAV unveiled the third generation of its Bphone on October 10 without a home button, pricing it from US$300.
It is the consistent policy of the Party and Government of Vietnam to create every favorable condition and environment for investors to develop in a sustainable and long-term basis in Vietnam, said Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and head of its Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh on September 13.
The eye-catching positions at mobile phone shops in Hanoi and HCM City are now reserved for Oppo, Huawei and Vivo products, next to the areas reserved for the bestsellers of Samsung and Apple.
The demand for iPhones in Vietnam are high, but 40% of iPhones sold come from unofficial import sources, leaving room for new distributors.
Thousands of Vietnamese consumers have joined in a class-action lawsuit against Apple Inc., accusing the US tech company of intentionally slowing their iPhones without consent.
Global IT platforms such as Google and Facebook should be required to establish legal entities in Vietnam in charge of conforming to the country’s laws, a representative of VTC Mobile has proposed.
FPT Shop, the direct importer of Apple iPhones and iPads in Vietnam, has announced that iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X will be available in Vietnam by the end of October or early November and priced from VND20.99 million.
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Potential benefits and challenges for the digital economy and new-age regulations for new-age businesses were discussed at a workshop in HCM City on August 30.
Ministries have had to hold meetings to discuss ways to rescue local farm produce as competition from imports continues to cut into sales.
Asanzo Vietnam JSC on August 15 launched its first smartphones onto the market, introducing two models Asanzo Z5 and Asanzo S5.
As the competition in the domestic retail market heats up, big Vietnamese-owned retail chains are considering neighboring markets like Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.
According to the results released on June 19 of the annual Asia’s Top 1000 Brands survey, the 11 Vietnamese brands featured last year remained this year, although most of them slipped down the ranking.