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Official Name:
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Head of State:
His Excellency President Tran Dai Quang
Head of Government:
His Excellency Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Area:
331,690 sq km
Coastline:
3,260km
Capital:
Hanoi
Official language:
Vietnamese
Population:
88.8 million (2012)
Literacy:
90.3%
Currency:
Vietnam dong (VND)
GDP per capita:
US$ 1,168 (2010 estimate)
Major industrial sectors:
Manufacturing, agriculture
Exports:

Crude oil, marine products, rice, coffee, rubber, tea, garments, shoes, pepper

Major export markets:

USA, Japan, Australia, China, Singapore

Imports:

Machinery & equipment, petroleum products, fertilizer, steel products, raw cotton, grain, cement, motorcycles

Major import markets:

China, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea