HCM CITY — Vietnamese firms have ample opportunity to do business in the US, especially in California, which is home to the biggest Vietnamese community, a trade conference held in the state recently heard. Seventeen Vietnamese businesses in the tourism, processed foods, fine arts and handicrafts and household items production industries attended the conference and the Asia - US trade fair. Demos Vardiabasis, chairman of a California-based entertainment and tourism consultancy, called the event a good opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to introduce their products to the US market. But firms looking to do business in the US should invest time in looking for partners, he said. Tu Minh Thien, director of the HCM City-based Investment and Trade Promotion Centre and head of the Vietnamese delegation, told other delegates about his country's economy and the advantages of doing business in Viet Nam, especially in HCM City. He urged US and Asian businesses to invest in Viet Nam. The … [Read more...] about Opportunities open for business in US
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The tourism sector for a long time is not a fertilized land for Overseas Vietnamese in the North America earning money. They usually living on their own mainly by set up nail shop, restaurant, real estate service or trading company. But today everything has changed with the series of tourist activities are organizing by overseas Vietnamese. According to Nguyen Van Cuong-an overseas Vietnamese in the United States, the manager of the Viet Pacific company, an experienced man in organizing tours for tourists from the United States to Vietnam and vive versa, said that at the moment the source of the overseas Vietnamese to come back to Vietnam is so rich. They come back to Vietnam for visiting relatives, doing business, traveling and learning Vietnamese traditional culture as well. That the good opportunity for overseas Vietnamese tourist companies in the North America make profit. In Orange County (the United States), Montréal (Canada), there are no large-scale tourist companies. … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese in the North America doing business with tourism
San Francisco has China Town meanwhile Los Angeles has Korea Town. And now, the City of San Jose (California) is going to officially recognize Vietnam Town where about 85,000 Vietnamese-Americans are living. In the US, the Vietnamese-American community mainly gathers in San Jose and the Story Road, nearby Highway 101, known as Vietnam Town for a long time. However, the town has not been officially recognized by the local authority. Local newspapers said that Ms Madison Nguyen, the first Vietnamese-American female elected as member of the San Jose City's Committee in 2005, is trying her best to convince the Committee to officially recognizing the 1.6 km-long Story street as the first trading area of the overseas Vietnamese community. According to San Jose's Major, Mr. Chuck Reed, about 200 business centers, restaurants or shops are run by Vietnamese-Americans in the City long-time ago. The same as Japan Town in San Jose or other business areas in Los Angeles, the official establishment … [Read more...] about Will first Vietnam Town be recognized in US?
(CPV)- BBC reporter Matt Steinglass's recent article says that an increasing number of Vietnamese Americans have returned to the homeland to operate businesses and that a US-style business culture is taking shape in Vietnam. The article, entitled "Working in Vietnam: Vietnamese Americans Feel their US Roots", talks about how more and more Vietnamese Americans are returning to their homeland to do business. Ryan Hoang Nguyen Hubris, a businessman and owner of Lee's Sandwiches with 36 shops in California, Arizona, Texas and Oklahoma was named in the article. He has inaugurated Lee's Coffee Shop in Ho Chi Minh City and said that the concept of overseas Vietnamese from Orange or San Jose counties in California coming back to Vietnam for businesses is becoming acceptable in social and politic circles. The writer said that Vietnamese Americans are taking a US-style business culture and experience operating business in various fields such as seafood industry, telecom, oil and gas, banking … [Read more...] about US Overseas Vietnamese doing Business in the Homeland on the Rise
Photo: Vietnamnet A seminar on investment opportunities in Vietnam was held on 2-3 in San Jose, California, by the Vietnamese Strategic Ventures Network (VSVN) with the participation of many overseas US-based Vietnamese businessmen. According to the VSVN which was founded in 2002, the seminar was a good chance for business and technical experts to meet, exchange and discuss potentials of Vietnam’s potential market. The participants at the seminar were overseas Vietnamese who started their business in the US, said Do Doan Quoc Huy, chairman of the VSVN. He added that in the US, many overseas Vietnamese have become successful businessmen and computer experts with new creative ideas. However, they have yet to become popular. The organisation wanted to introduce these people and invite them to present their work. Participants included famous persons such as Tran Trinh, founder and director of Sigma Designs Inc, the only company run by overseas Vietnamese list on the Nasdaq … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese hold seminar on investment opportunities in homeland