Vietnam Current Account Balance

1996 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Vietnam Current Account recorded a surplus of 8.4 USD bn in Sep 2020, compared with a deficit of 507.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. Vietnam Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1996 to Sep 2020, with an averaged value of -115.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 8.4 USD bn in Sep 2020 and a record low of -6.1 USD bn in Mar 2008. CEIC extends history for quarterly Current Account Balance. The State Bank of Vietnam provides Current Account Balance in USD. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2012 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 4.1 USD bn in Sep 2020. Vietnam Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 75.0 USD mn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 16.0 USD mn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 271.2 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Vietnam Current Account Balance

What was Vietnam's Current Account Balance in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8,368.0 Sep 2020 -507.0 Jun 2020 -6,144.0 Mar 2008 8,368.0 Sep 2020 USD mn quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -226.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -1,371.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -70.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Australia (USD mn) 10,607.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2020
Austria (USD mn) 1,910.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -806.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -713.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 65.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 297.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Belgium (USD mn) -386.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 11.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -230.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -7,253.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) 103.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -1,954.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) -5,571.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Chile (USD mn) -25.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
China (USD mn) 130,200.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) -3,114.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (USD mn) -446.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -952.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,334.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,480.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 1,213.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -2,784.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -20.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
European Union (USD mn) 144,082.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) -85.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2021
France (USD mn) -1,955.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -560.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Germany (USD mn) 30,687.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -530.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 3,984.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hungary (USD mn) 149.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) 164.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
India (USD mn) -1,723.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1949 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 795.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Iran (USD mn) 3,754.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 8,477.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) 6,362.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2020
Italy (USD mn) 864.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 14,450.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,176.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,728.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 13,282.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (USD mn) -197.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 351.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -6.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) -10.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) 109.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -242.6 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 357.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -209.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 18,555.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (USD mn) -68.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Malawi (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,618.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Malta (USD mn) -107.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (USD mn) -465.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 17,408.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -230.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) -30.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -271.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 128.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (USD mn) -1,384.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) -910.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -419.6 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 16,972.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Sep 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) -1,436.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 1,026.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Oman (USD mn) -4,140.4 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Pakistan (USD mn) 266.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -199.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Panama (USD mn) 17.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 298.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Peru (USD mn) 738.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Philippines (USD mn) 1,010.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Poland (USD mn) 3,968.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -103.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Qatar (USD mn) -2,328.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Romania (USD mn) -291.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Jan 2021
Russia (USD mn) 6,800.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,321.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -21.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -226.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) 352.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 887.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 240.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Sudan (USD mn) -1,060.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 6,660.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (USD mn) -3,155.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 10,630.267 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.5 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 125,215.3 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 48.5 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (VND bn) 3,017,043.470 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (VND bn) 6,475,625.070 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (VND bn) 2,576,442.940 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
State Govt Budget: ytd: Revenue (VND bn) 1,323,100.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Value Added Tax (VND bn) 310,209.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Special Consumption Tax (VND bn) 89,094.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Expenditure: Current (VND bn) 1,190,848.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
State Govt Budget: ytd: Expenditure excl Principal Payment (VND bn) 1,686,210.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
GD: Outstanding: External: VND (VND bn) 1,104,699.340 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
GD: Outstanding: Domestic: VND (VND bn) 1,793,158.440 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.432 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 400.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 20,195.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 19.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 511,130.993 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 159,636.486 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 44,110.322 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 27,904.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,748,985.842 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 973,341.948 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 8,183.255 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,049.427 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,368.444 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 6,262.461 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Exports: China (USD) 2,888,701,593.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: Canada (USD) 314,331,082.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: Australia (USD) 293,830,219.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: United States (USD) 4,562,588,364.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: Japan (USD) 1,467,599,017.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Exports: ytd: Crude Oil (USD mn) 383.737 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Textiles and Garments (USD mn) 7,183.674 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Aqua Products (USD mn) 1,687.426 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Footwear (USD mn) 4,738.436 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Mar 2021
Exports: ytd: Rice (USD mn) 605.840 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: China (USD) 6,536,188,277.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: United States of America (USD) 1,363,320,562.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Australia (USD) 388,919,219.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Singapore (USD) 370,217,737.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Thailand (USD) 1,010,176,779.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: ytd: Machinery and Spare Parts (USD mn) 10,813.907 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Garments (USD mn) 2,890.595 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Steel Products (USD mn) 2,569.288 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Petroleum (USD mn) 1,007.083 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Imports: ytd: Computers, Electronic Product (USD mn) 16,787.665 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 75.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,368.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 4.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 4,080.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.2 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -98.0 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2014
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.1 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -83.000 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2014
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -16.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 122,779.6 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 47.1 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.006 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 48.500 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 111,866.953 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 429,871.294 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2019
M2 Growth (%) 13.6 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 1993 - Dec 2019
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 2010 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 88,351.2 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 2010 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.7 Sep 2020 monthly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 616.690 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 370,807.0 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 1992 - Dec 2019
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.3 Dec 2019 monthly Dec 1993 - Dec 2019
Total Loans (USD mn) 374,501.400 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2012 - Sep 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.21 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2013 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 137.91 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M1 (VND bn) 2,434,261.609 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Jun 2020
Foreign Reserves: Total Include Gold (USD mn) 89,356.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Foreign Reserves: Foreign Exchange (USD mn) 88,351.210 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 61.543 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019

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