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Unformatted text preview: Effects of globalization Technology Vietnam has a plethora of high technology companies that manufacture various components and products within the country. Intel is symbolic of the technology based FDI flowing into the country, they have invested over a billion dollars to build a state of the art chip manufacturing plant. Intel entrusted Vietnam with its single largest factory in the world. i It is expected that FDI for technology purposes will only increase in the future. Many analysts predict a budding technology sector as well as home grown companies to service the large multinational technology companies. The Vietnamese government has made a conceited effort to foster the transfer of technology from foreign firms to Vietnamese national. They have relocated the research centers of the National University to the high-tech parks. The intended goal is to produce more engineers and white color workers with advanced knowledge. A notable bellwether of high technology in Vietnam is the fact that there are 30 million cell phones and only 10...
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- Spring '08