Fact Sheet: Vietnam - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Population (millions): 91.5
  • Total area: 310,071 km2
  • Currency: Dong
  • Language (s): Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Khmer

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 175.6
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,958
  • GDP growth (%): 5.4
  • Inflation (%): 6.6
  • Unemployment (%): 4.4

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)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Vietnam$428.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Vietnam$2,142.1
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