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Vietnam's FPT plans engineer surge to sharpen Japan focus

IT group seeks to more than double staff and sales by 2020

FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh aims to grow sales at his company's Japanese unit to $500 million by 2020. (Photo by Tomoya Onishi)

HANOI/TOKYO -- Vietnamese information technology group FPT plans to bolster its operations in Japan, casting the country at the center of its Asia strategy and boosting engineers there, Truong Gia Binh, founder and chairman told Nikkei.

"By 2020, we want to grow our Japanese unit's staff 2.5-fold to around 3,000 people and its sales to $500 million," Binh said, adding that FPT is also actively considering acquisitions there.

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