Vietnam, RoK cooperate in developing microchip industry

16:56 | 10/10/2014

A conference in HCM City on October 9 discussed future cooperation and technology transfer possibilities between the Republic of Korea and HCM City in the microchip and semiconductor sector.

Speaking at the conference, Le Manh Ha, Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee said the city is bent on developing the microchip industry and it can benefit tremendously from the experiences of the RoK business community “The RoK is a well established leader in the industry and its experiences over the past 30 years are invaluable to Vietnam,” Ha said.

During the conference, a number of prominent experts from the RoK shared their experiences and talked about highly technical matters in addition to discussing recent developmental trends in the industry.

Park Sang Hyup, the Korea Consulate General’s trade office head in HCM City said with high added value, the microchip and semiconductor industry can serve as a springboard for development of other industries and play a key role in the production of almost all hi-tech products.

The strong development of the RoK over the past few years is directly attributable to the benefits provided by the microchip and semiconductor industry, Hyup said.

At the conference Seoul National University and the HCM City University of Technology signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on training human resources and researching the microchip and semiconductor industry.

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