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U.S. Counts on Tech Firms Like Nvidia and Apple to Improve Its Standing in Vietnam

Nvidia founder and CEO Jansen Huang eating street food in Hanoi during a recent visit to Vietnam where he's exploring the opportunity to expand manufacturing in the Southeast Asian country. Images via the Vietnamese consulate in San Francisco.

The United States is laggard when it comes to foreign investment in Vietnam, not even among the top ten and far behind countries like South Korea, Japan and China.

But that may soon change as more U.S. tech companies like Nvidia and Apple look to diversify away from China and build manufacturing hubs over the border in Vietnam.

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