Japan’s retail titans are growing their presence in Vietnam according to future market potential.
Shinichiro Hori, director of investment fund Dream Incubator Vietnam, told the newspaper Tuoi Tre (Youth) that lots of Japanese traders were interested from our retail market.
The director stated that the youthful population, enhanced earnings and other alike taste to Japanese customers, made Vietnam’s retail market very attractive.
Takashimaya, certainly one of Japan’s leading retail titans, is placed to spread out its first store in HCM City. The chain late recently signed a contract with Keppel Land to pre-invest in a 15,000- square metre retail space in the Sai Gon centre Phase 2, likely to be complete by 2015.
Company reps forecast that Vietnam might be a potential marketplace for high-finish goods because of its stable economic growth.
Executive director Yoko Yasuda stated the country’s retail market was getting into a time of positive growth, having a rising middle-class, which Takashimaya wished to consider advantage.
Singapore Pr manager Paul Tan stated the retail giant made the decision to purchase Vietnam according to statistics in the Singapore Products or services Tax (GST), which reported the nation’s customers as rated sixth when it comes to investing, in a rate of growth of roughly 2.3 percent each year.
Using more than half its population within their thirties, Vietnam was likely to become an essential shopping market, Tan added.
Retail giant Aeon earlier this year revealed its 35,120- sq.m Aeon-Tan Phu Celadon Mall project in HCM City for around $109 million. The investor intends to start construction around the mall in September 2012 and set it into operation by 2014. Vietnamese goods can make up 90 percent of items in the mall, as the remainder is going to be attracted from Japanese along with other foreign companies.
Aeon stated it might open similar malls in northern and central Vietnam throughout 2014-15.
Nichirei Meals of Japan’s Nichirei Corporation has joined the Vietnamese processed grocery store if you take a 19 percent share of Vietnam’s food joint stock company Cholimex, a Vietnam News Agency report stated.
Using the share worth $6.25 million, Nichirei Meals stated it planned to guide the Vietnam processed grocery store in the end.
Vietnam’s exchange frozen food continued to be at $125 million, Thailand’s involved $312 million while Japan’s was $10.3 billion.
Cholimex is just one of Vietnam’s greatest companies of spices or herbs as well as an exporter of frozen food to Europe. The business’s turnover is about $25 million annually by having an average annual rate of growth of 30 percent.
The report stated Nichirei Meals planned to transmit technical staff to assist Cholimex broaden its frozen food items.
If everything went well, japan company would increase its purchase of Cholimex in 2 many develop a Southeast Asian processing plant in the united states, the report stated.
Nichirei Foods’ primary items were frozen meals, items in the fruit acerola and retort-pouch meals. Retort pouch is a kind of food packaging produced by aseptic processing, produced from multiple layers of flexible laminate.