FDI generates limited technology improvement in Vietnam

“Foreign direct investment (FDI) contributes over 20% of Vietnam’s gross domestic product growth, 50% of industrial output, and 70% of total exports, and creates 12 million-13 million direct and indirect jobs.” 

[…]However, Dr. Le Quang Thuan pointed out that FDI firms are mostly offering BPO orders to Vietnam and this generated few improvement in Vietnam’s technology.  

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VNA Reporter