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 2343, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 6.8%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 223.8 billion.
Vietnam is ranked at place 69 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Vietnam is ranked at place 107, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Vietnam in 2017 were NOK 3.031 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Vietnam at a value of 4.358 billion.