• Current population: 97,672,935
  • Current male population (49.4%) 48,297,036
  • Current female population (50.6%) 49,375,899
  • Labor force in 2017: 56,460,000
  • In 2017 Vietnam imported $ 204 billion, making it the 21st largest importer in the world.
  • Its main imports are integrated circuits ($15.6 billion), telephones ($10.2 billion), refined petroleum ($7.23 billion), electrical parts ($4.69 billion) and light Rubber knitted fabric ($ 4.51 billion).
  • The main origins of its imports are China ($70.6 billion), South Korea ($47.7 billio), Japan ($13.1 billion), Singapore ($11.8 billion) and Hong Kong ($10.1 Billion).
  • Vietnam is the 21st largest export economy in the world and the 83rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
  • In 2017, Vietnam exported $220 billion and imported $204 billion, resulting in a positive trade balance of $15.7 billion.
  • In 2017 Vietnam's GDP was $223 billion and its GDP per capita was $6.78 thousand.
  • The main exports of Vietnam are Broadcasting Equipment ($30.7 Billion), Telephones ($14.9 Billion), Integrated Circuits ($14.6 Billion), Textile Footwear ($9.5 Billion) and Leather Footwear ($6.06 Billions), according to the classification of the Harmonized System (HS).
  • The main export destinations of Vietnam are the United States ($46.2 billion), China ($39.9 billion), Japan ($18.1 billion), South Korea ($16.1 billion) and Germany ($ 10.9 billion)
  • Vietnam is in the 69th place of the 190 that make up the Doing Business ranking, which classifies countries according to the ease they offer to do business.
  • Its incorporation into the WTO, in 2007, and its integration into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have meant its full integration into world trade, with a gradual reduction of tariffs and the liberalization of certain sectors that has also allowed it to benefit from the entry of new foreign investments that have played a fundamental role in its industrialization.