Vietnam Trade Balance

1996 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Vietnam Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 400.0 USD mn in Mar 2021, compared with a deficit of 460.2 USD mn in the previous month. Vietnam Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1996 to Mar 2021, with an averaged value of -219.3 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 5.0 USD bn in Aug 2020 and a record low of -2.9 USD bn in May 2008. CEIC extends history for monthly Trade Balance. General Statistics Office provides Trade Balance in USD. Trade Balance prior to January 1997 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Vietnam Total Exports reached 20.2 USD bn in Feb 2021, an increase of 19.2 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 27.9 USD bn in Dec 2020, an increase of 27.7 % year on year.

View Vietnam's Trade Balance from Jan 1996 to Mar 2021 in the chart:

Vietnam Trade Balance

What was Vietnam's Trade Balance in Mar 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
400.0 Mar 2021 -460.2 Feb 2021 -2,850.0 May 2008 4,985.6 Aug 2020 USD mn monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -268.8 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Feb 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,480.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -124.8 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Feb 2021
Australia (USD mn) 7,835.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Jan 2021
Austria (USD mn) -369.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 836.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,679.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 425.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Belgium (USD mn) -2,118.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 109.9 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Feb 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -339.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) 127.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 1,481.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 63.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -159.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -783.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Canada (USD mn) 1,104.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2021
Chile (USD mn) 1,516.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Feb 2021
China (USD mn) 37,879.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -1,227.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jan 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -764.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -503.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 2,502.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 994.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 214.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Jan 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -3,157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -143.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
European Union (USD mn) 34,882.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Finland (USD mn) -365.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2021
France (USD mn) -4,805.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -347.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Germany (USD mn) 26,426.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 123.4 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,757.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -1,895.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 1,009.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jan 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -57.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
India (USD mn) -14,110.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 2,001.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Feb 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 7,816.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,777.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2021
Italy (USD mn) 7,574.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -146.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Japan (USD mn) -367.1 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Feb 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -911.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 812.6 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Jan 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -968.9 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Jan 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 2,616.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -306.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 912.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -88.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -842.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -62.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -662.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -879.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -242.0 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Feb 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,967.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Malta (USD mn) -124.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jan 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -205.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 4,154.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -203.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 231.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -137.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,078.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -146.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 8.2 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,141.2 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Feb 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 5,945.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 131.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,551.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Norway (USD mn) 2,944.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Oman (USD mn) 813.3 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,271.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -331.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (USD mn) -430.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) -79.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Peru (USD mn) 997.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,876.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,004.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -1,016.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 2,360.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,453.8 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Jan 2021
Russia (USD mn) 9,744.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 43,994.5 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -476.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 4,677.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 293.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -351.3 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 1991 - Dec 2020
South Africa (USD mn) 1,959.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,393.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jan 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -667.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 627.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 4,532.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021

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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: 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: China (USD) 2,888,701,593.000 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: United States of America (USD) 1,363,320,562.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Thailand (USD) 1,010,176,779.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Singapore (USD) 370,217,737.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: Australia (USD) 388,919,219.000 Apr 2019 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2019
Imports: China (USD) 6,536,188,277.000 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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