Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue received General Director of Samsung Vietnam Shim Won-hwan in Hanoi on November 16, applauding the firm’s increase of locally made components in its products.
More than 2,200 applicants were selected from 20,000 applications to answer the Global Samsung Aptitude Test (GSAT) for the northern region held in Hanoi on November 12.
VOV.VN -As many as 3,500 school stationery gifts, worth VND1.8 billion, were presented to impoverished students in Thai Nguyen province on November 8.
Twenty-six schools in the northern province of Bac Giang will have new toilets and water filtering systems thanks to a programme funded by Samsung Electronics Vietnam.
In order to join the global value chain (GVC), Vietnam needs to expand production scale as well as improve labour capacity, product quality, and administrative capabilities.
Samsung Vietnam has achieved a significant breakthrough in increasing the localisation rate of its products from 35 percent in 2014 to 57 percent at present.
To obtain a 6.7% GDP growth rate in 2017, Vietnam needs to change its economic structure, experts say.
Vietnam’s Nguyen Tat Thanh University and Yeungjin University of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have coordinated to open a training course designed to meet requirements of Samsung Vietnam Company.
Despite the fact that the recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has negatively affected Vietnam’s exports in this commodity group, the country still enjoyed a US$3.52 billion trade surplus during the first ten months of this year, the General Statistics Office has said.
The production suspension and recall of Galaxy Note7, a smartphone previously hoped to be a Samsung flagship product this year, will not have much impact on Samsung Vietnam’s export revenue in 2016, the firm said.
The decision of Samsung to stop producing its flagship Galaxy Note 7 worldwide may adversely affect the export revenue of Vietnam, home to two major mobile production complexes of the Korean smartphone maker, industry insiders say.
VOV.VN - Samsung has announced that the number of local companies participating in its supply chain has spiralled upwards to approximately 130, more than three-fold the number at the beginning of the year.
The Samsung Vietnam Mobile Research and Development Centre (SVMC) in Hanoi has contributed around 10% of software market share used in Samsung's smart phones and tablets globally.