Spanish-Vietnamese partnership boosts smart technology
09:02 | 25/04/2019 Investment
(VEN) - BQ, a European engineering company dedicated to developing technological devices such as smartphones, 3D printers and robotics, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with VinSmart, a member of the largest private conglomerate in Vietnam -Vingroup. Under the agreement, BQ will sell intellectual property rights to Vinsmart in order to develop two Vsmart branded smartphone products for the high-end and mid-range markets. BQ and Vingroup are already working on other new areas of business relating to artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). Rodrigo del Prado, Deputy General Director of BQ spoke with the media after the recent launch of Vsmart smartphones in Spain.
First quarter FDI registration hits record high
09:52 | 16/04/2019 Investment
(VEN) - According to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, foreign direct investment (FDI) commitments in the first quarter of the year reached their highest level since 2016.