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FPT Software opens new development center in China

The opening of a center in Nanning, the 65th office globally, enables FPT to target the Chinese automotive software industry.

IT service provider FPT Software, a subsidiary of FPT Corporation - the largest information technology service company in Vietnam has launched its Nearshore Development Center in Nanning, Guangxi Province, China.

 FPT Software representatives and other delegates at Nearshore Development Center opening ceremony in Nanning, China. Photo: FPT 

Located in Liangqing District, FPT Software’s new delivery center is close to many top universities, spanning many majors from business and technology to social studies. This allows FPT Software to work closer with local university and university and educational institution partners to grow a robust talent pool, tapping the region’s growing IT industry. Additionally, as the capital of Guangxi Province, Nanning is only 380 kilometers away from Hanoi, Vietnam. 

The strategic location facilitates trading and training exchange between the two countries.

The new center marked the company’s 65th office globally. This development center assists the firm’s expansion strategy and better serves the billion-people market, especially in the automotive industry.

In the next two years, the newly-established center is expected to reach 200 employees and expand the customer base in the field of automotive technology and semiconductor manufacturing in China and globally, and in other fields such as finance - banking, and healthcare.

FPT Software Chairwoman Chu Thi Thanh Ha said: “​​With the new nearshore development center in Nanning, we aim to enhance our competencies in automotive, manufacturing, and other industries. We will be able to bridge the language barriers and time zone differences and have more in-person engagement with our clients.” 

“I hope the development center in Nanning will become the new growth engine for FPT Software in China. And I’m certain that our clients can rely on FPT Software for agile support from our expert team,” she added.

Electric vehicles have emerged as a promising solution in various countries. With a massive production scale and favorable government policies, China is attracting several global automotive giants. FPT Software sees this as an opportunity to introduce its ready-made platforms and digital services to support businesses in this industry.

FPT Software has a solid workforce to address the increasing demand in the automotive sector, with more than 3,800 engineers currently supporting the world’s leading car manufacturer partners. Its automotive services and solutions also meet international AUTOSAR standards set by automotive industry giants.

Earlier, the Vietnamese company announced its plan to break ground on a hi-tech complex costing US$84.8 million in the central province of Binh Dinh in the third quarter of this year.