At the Vietnam Investment Conference 2023 organised by the Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore held on 17 July in Singapore, Mr Joseph Low, President (Vietnam) of Keppel’s Real Estate Division, participated in a panel discussion to share about Keppel’s global experience in renewable energy, clean energy, decarbonisation, environmental infrastructure and how the Company is exploring investment opportunities in the digital economy in Vietnam.
During his sharing, Mr Joseph Low emphasized that Keppel is well-placed to provide compelling end-to-end solutions that can fast forward the energy transition and sustainable development. The Company contributes towards a low-carbon future and supports Vietnam’s built environment sector and the manufacturing sector on its path towards carbon neutrality.
In the data centre business, Keppel is uniquely positioned to provide integrated end-to-end solutions, from the provision of clean energy, development and operation of high-quality green data centres, to the raising of funds to invest in greenfield developments and the monetisation of stabilised assets through Keppel DC REIT.
Keppel has also recently expressed its intention to enter the data centre sector and in the clean energy transition in Vietnam, in addition to the real estate and energy sectors.
“With the macro trend of urbanisation, positive long-term socio-economic indicators such as young and participative workforce, competitive wages and expanding middle class, Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination. Furthermore, the government of Vietnam is taking positive steps towards creating a more transparent and conducive business environment for its investors.” - Mr Joseph Low highlighted, expressing Keppel’s commitment to further contribute to Vietnam's sustainable development through the offering of its quality investment platforms and suite of sustainable solutions.
Mr Joseph Low (second from left), President (Vietnam) of Keppel's Real Estate Division at the panel discussion of The Vietnam Investment Conference 2023.
Keppel first ventured into Vietnam over 30 years ago. It is today one of the largest foreign investors and contributors to urban development with over 20 licensed projects and total registered investment capital of about US$3.5 billion in the country.
Through delivering innovative and multi-faceted urban space solutions that enrich people and communities, Keppel seeks to continue contributing to the sustainable economic growth and development of Vietnam.
Mr Joseph Low (fourth from left), President (Vietnam) of Keppel's Real Estate Division, Mr Bui Thanh Son (fifth from left), Vietnam Minister of Foreign Affairs, and other delegates at The Vietnam Investment Conference 2023.
The Vietnam Investment Conference 2023 themed “Seizing Investment Opportunities in Vietnam in Response to New Changes” was organised on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations for Singapore and Vietnam and the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam-Singapore Strategic Partnership. The event aims to discuss the local macroeconomic landscape, strategies for development, and upcoming investment opportunities in Vietnam.
The Vietnam Investment Conference 2023 was officiated by Vietnam Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr Bui Thanh Son and Singapore Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Vivian Balakrishnan as well as over 250 delegates including economic experts, leaders of business associations and leading investment groups and enterprises of the two countries.