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Vietnam wants to cooperate with Latin American countries in digital technology


Areas that Vietnam prioritizes cooperation are smart manufacturing, IoT, AI, Big data, Blockchain, Virtual reality, Cyber ​​security, Fintech, 3D printing, 5G ecosystem, …

On the evening of October 29, the Ministry of Information and Communications cooperated with 11 embassies of Latin America countries to organize the Vietnam – Latin America ICT Trade Investment Promotion Conference in 2020. This is the first time the Trade Investment Promotion Conference ICT trade between Vietnam and Latin America organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Vietnam – Latin America Vietnam – Latin America Trade Investment Promotion Conference took place on the evening of October 29 in Hanoi. Photo: Trong Dat

This event aims to further promote the role of IT and communication in the link between Vietnam and Latin American countries. Therefore, the Vietnam – Latin America Vietnam – Latin America Trade Investment and Trade Promotion Conference with the theme: “Connecting Vietnam – Latin America Digital”.

The conference was attended by representatives of many Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Urugoay and Venezuela. In which, many countries participate at the ambassador level.

Vietnam wants to cooperate with Latin American countries in digital technology
Delegates from Latin America were introduced to 5G Make in Vietnam devices. Photo: Trong Dat

Not only taking place live in Hanoi, the event also includes online hotspots in many Latin American countries with the participation of many ministries, branches, associations and ICT businesses.

Speaking at the Conference, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam said that the last Covid-19 epidemic has demonstrated the importance of digital technology for all countries. With the help of digital technology, Vietnam and Latin American countries can get closer and become partners of each other despite the geographical distance.

Vietnam wants to cooperate with Latin American countries in digital technology
Introducing to Latin American delegates the high-resolution smart surveillance camera models developed by Vietnamese enterprises. Photo: Trong Dat

According to Deputy Minister Phan Tam: “Small traders can sell their goods from e-commerce platforms to customers whether they are in Latin America or Vietnam. By using e-learning platforms, we can connect Latin American teachers and Vietnamese students to conduct more online classes. “

With a desire to have a competitive environment to be the best place in the region for digital businesses to grow, Vietnam encourages foreign technology companies to cooperate with domestic enterprises in priority sectors. such as smart manufacturing, IoT, AI, Big Data, Blockchain, Virtual reality, Cyber ​​security, Fintech, 3D printing, 5G ecosystem, …

Vietnam wants to cooperate with Latin American countries in digital technology
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam invited Latin American businesses to explore and invest in the Vietnamese market. Photo: Trong Dat

Vietnam is transforming its strategy from software outsourcing to creating, designing and manufacturing digital products by domestic technology companies. Therefore, Deputy Minister Phan Tam believes that this is the right time for Latin American digital technology businesses to explore and invest in the Vietnamese market.

In the framework of the conference, experts and businesses from Vietnam – Latin America shared their potentials and strengths. Therefore, this conference is expected to become the first brick to build a common digital market for Vietnam and Latin American countries in the coming years.

Trong Dat

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