Ministry of Infomation and Communications of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

03/09/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/08/2018 22:20

VN second-largest partner of Japan in software outsourcing

Some 20,000 people work in the Japanese market in the fields of information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing. - Photo cmcsoft.com

The value of information technology outsourcing work handed over by Japan to Viet Nam last year is estimated at US$400 million, said Tien.

More than 10 Vietnamese software enterprises have opened branches and offices in Japan.

Meanwhile, there are some 55,000 information technology graduates passing out from Vietnamese universities and colleges every year. The FPT Software official also said Viet Nam currently had some 20,000 people working in the Japanese market in the fields of information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing.

According to statistics of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the country lacks 100,000 technicians on an average in the fields of information safety, cloud computing and mobile technology.

In terms of new technology, including artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of Things and robotics, the country is estimated to be short of 600,000 information technology professionals by 2030.

It is a huge opportunity for Vietnamese enterprises to join hands with their Japanese counterparts to solve the problem of inadequate human resources in this field, he said.