Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong is the only Vietnamese representative to win Forbes ‘golden table’ of contributions against Covid-19

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According to information from Forbes, in Asia, billionaires like Jack Ma, Masayoshi Son, … have many activities to support the fight against Covid-19, from raising money, increasing production of medical equipment. until production of vaccines.

In Vietnam, billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong of Vingroup is the only individual to be honored in the same gold table with the aforementioned billionaires.

The US news agency listed his and Vingroup’s contributions in the fight to reverse the Covid-19 epidemic in Vietnam. In April, Vingroup was a pioneer in the production of invasive ventilator brand PB560 and started researching non-invasive ventilators based on the design shared by MIT University (USA). for community.

Vingroup’s advantage is owning two subsidiaries specializing in manufacturing VinFast cars and manufacturing VinSmart electronics. From there, the corporation was able to simultaneously produce large parts, mechanical parts, and difficult and rare items at this time such as electronic boards.

The factories of VinFast and VinSmart can reach the capacity of 10,000 ventilators per month. In the immediate future, Vingroup will give the Ministry of Health 5,000 non-invasive breathers for timely anti-epidemic service.

In addition to activities related to ventilator manufacturing, Forbes said that Vingroup had previously pledged $ 4.3 million for medical devices and testing through the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front as well as support vaccine research activities.

In addition, Vincom, a retailer in the Vingroup network, also allocates about US $ 13 million to support tenants affected by Covid-19.

According to Forbes statistics, as of April 16, 2020, Pham Nhat Vuong’s total net worth reached US $ 6 billion.

It is known that in the “golden table” honoring the typical people and businesses to contribute to the fight against acute pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus in Asia, apart from billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong, Other big-name leaders from other countries have also appeared, including Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Baidu’s Robin Li, Hyundai’s Chung Mong-koo, and Tencent’s Ma Hueteng.

On the world level, the three characters who are contributing the most to the fight against Covid-19 as of April 16 are the co-founder and CEO of Twitter website – Jack Dorsey (about 1 billion USD), he “king of software “of India, the president of Wipro Limited – Azim Hashim Premji (US $ 132 million) and billionaire Bill Gates (US $ 105 million).

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Source : Genk