In the Asia 300 list recently announced by the Nikkei magazine (Japan), FPT is one among 5 Vietnamese companies to be named. Others are Vietcombank, PV Gas, Vinamilk and VinGroup.
According to Nikkei, these companies are not only the ones which are in large scale or having a solid foundation like commercial banks or corporations, but also there are young or developing ones which took advantages by focusing on the new technologies and business model oriented to the special market places.
“The center of gravity of the global economy is shifting eastward. It’s not too hard to understand the reason why many scholars and analysts made the statement that now is the Asian Century”, Mr. Akio Fujii, the editor-in-chief of the Nikkei Asian Review magazine, start the foreword of the Asia 300 list.
The full list can be found at: https://asia.nikkei.com/magazine/20151126-Asia-300-Companies-to-watch/On-the-Cover/Introducing-the-Asia300
Previously, on Nov 13th, Mr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of FPT, joined the annual Nikkei Global Management Forum in Tokyo. Speaking at the event, FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh mentioned the global digital shift as an opportunity for ASEAN region, and Vietnam as well as FPT has to take part in the shift.
In the Asia 300 list, FPT is the only Vietnamese company in the IT sector, with over 1.5 billion revenue and 22,000 employees (2014) operating in over 20 countries over the globe.