Taiwan considers Vietnam an important market in Asia for its technological products, said Deputy Chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council Wayne W. Wu.

At a forum on Taiwanese brand names of information technology and communication (ICT) in Hanoi on Sept. 29, Wayne affirmed that Vietnam ’s ICT sector has conditions to develop thanks to a large population and consumers’ interest in hi-tech products. Those are opportunities for domestic and foreign enterprises to invest in the upstart market.

Many of Taiwan ’s leading ICT brand names have been in Vietnam like Acer, ZyXEL, HTC, Transcend, D-Link and MSI.

According to IDG Vietnam regional director Truong Van Anh, Vietnamese people are fond of world popular technological products like Apple computers, mobilephones of Iphone, HTC, Blackberry and cameras by Cannon and Nikon.

A recent survey conducted by IDG Vietnam showed a growing trend towards high-tech products.

However, reasonable price is still the key factor for local consumers in making decision of purchase due to economic conditions./.