Fact Sheet: Vietnam - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Population (millions): 90.6
  • Total area: 329,560 km2
  • Currency: Vietnamese Dong (VND)
  • Language (s): Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Khmer

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 205.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 2 264
  • GDP growth (%): 6.0
  • Inflation (%): 4.1
  • Unemployment (%): 2.5

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Oil and gas

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Canada-ASEAN Business Council
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Vietnam$477.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Vietnam$2,833
Canadian investment in Vietnamnot available
Vietnamese investment in Canadanot available