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Fact Sheet

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Vietnam

Official Title:
Socialist Republic of Vietnam


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Vietnam
Year Exports Imports
2011 $335,313,317 $1,332,606,337
2012 $369,908,907 $1,617,719,289
2013 $427,288,241 $2,142,161,272
2014 $477,829,373 $2,831,881,592
2015 $656,603,513 $4,089,166,495
Product trade (2015)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Vietnam
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $112,543,081 $189,855,175
02 Veg. Prod. $171,052,191 $168,907,740
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $618,612 $1,708,140
04 Food Prod. $34,154,092 $113,959,583
05 Mineral Prod. $11,485,661 $10,229,114
06 Chemical Prod. $93,718,682 $18,195,058
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $21,099,872 $61,622,044
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $40,096,772 $122,772,633
09 Wood Prod. $9,677,457 $18,314,749
10 Paper Prod. $14,614,041 $7,303,833
11 Textiles Prod. $4,021,202 $922,157,138
12 Dress Access. $10,883 $450,426,188
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $317,400 $20,441,541
14 Precious Metals/stones $10,844,480 $9,615,563
15 Base Metal Prod. $15,719,355 $132,093,470
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $61,986,620 $1,377,341,376
17 Vehicles and Equip. $37,213,218 $34,803,686
18 Specialized Inst. $10,134,483 $31,293,864
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $24,386
20 Misc. Articles $3,078,909 $397,958,952
21 Antiques $ $145,766

Capital: Hanoi
Population (million): 91.678
Total Area: 329,560km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 16982.78 Vietnamese Dong (VND)(2015 - Annual average)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 2 September (1945)
Language(s): Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Khmer


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Socialist republic

Head of State:
President Tran Dai QUANG

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan PHUC

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Pham Binh MINH
Industry and Trade: Tran Tuan ANH

Main Political Parties:
Communist Party of Vietnam. Secretary General: Nguyen Phu TRONG

Elections:
n/a, Next Party Congress: 2021


Economic Information (2015)

Comparative figures
Type Vietnam Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 244.81 1985.05
GDP per capita: ($) 2670.39 55409.05
GDP growth rate: (%) 6.68 1.18
Inflation: (%) 0.63 1.1
Unemployment: (%) 2.4 6.89

Product Trade and investment (2015)

Canadian exports to country: $656,603,513
Canadian imports from country: $4,089,166,495
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Vietnam: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador To Anh DUNG

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador David Devine


May 2016
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-17