Vietnam has a population of 88.8 million people, and a land mass of 310 000 km2. Life expectancy is 75 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 2185, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 6.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 202.6 billion.
Vietnam is ranked at place 82 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Vietnam is ranked at place 112, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Vietnam in 2016 were NOK 2.634 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Vietnam at a value of 3.281 billion.