Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung (R) presents a gift to FPT Japan Director Tran Dang Hoa (Photo: VNA)

Tokyo (VNA) – FPT Japan, a branch of Vietnam’s largest software producer FPT Group, has been urged to contribute more to the Vietnamese IT sector as the world is entering the fourth industry revolution. 

The statement was made by Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung, who is on a working visit to Japan, at a meeting with leaders and officials of FPT Japan in Tokyo on August 23.

During the meeting, he highly valued FPT Japan’s performance in recent times, saying that its outcomes have contributing to raising Vietnam’s status in the international business environment, especially in the high-technology sector. 

The company not only earns annually 150 million USD in revenue but also provides some 800 jobs to Vietnamese and Japanese workers.

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Vietnam has seen a robust development of IT application in the finance area, he said, adding other major areas such as tax, customs and securities have applied IT.

Tran Dang Hoa, Director of FPT Japan, briefed the minister on his company’s operation with four offices in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka. The company will open a research centre in Okinawa. 

FPT Japan wishes to share experience and knowledge on IT and business environment obtained in Japan and contribute more to the homeland.-VNA