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 $220B and imported $204B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $15.7B. In 2017 the GDP of Vietnam was $223B and its GDP per capita was $6.78k.
The top exports of Vietnam are Broadcasting Equipment ($30.7B), Telephones ($14.9B), Integrated Circuits ($14.6B), Textile Footwear ($9.5B) and Leather Footwear ($6.06B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Integrated Circuits ($15.6B), Telephones ($10.2B), Refined Petroleum ($7.23B), Electrical Parts ($4.69B) and Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($4.51B).
The top export destinations of Vietnam are the United States ($46.2B), China ($39.9B), Japan ($18.1B), South Korea ($16.1B) and Germany ($10.9B). The top import origins are China ($70.6B), South Korea ($47.7B), Japan ($13.1B), Singapore ($11.8B) and Hong Kong ($10.1B).