Vietnam - Balance of Goods





Vietnam: Balance of Goods

Mnemonic TRBG.IVNM
Unit Mil. USD, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Annual 81.94 %
Data 2017 2,915
2016 1,602

Series Information

Source General Statistics Office of Vietnam
Release Foreign Trade - Annual
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1990
End Date 12/31/2017

Vietnam: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Exports of Goods Apr 2019 19,900 22,400 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Apr 2019 20,600 21,800 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance 2018 Q1 3,933,500,000 3,018,000,000 USD, NSA Quarterly
Balance of Goods 2017 2,915 1,602 Mil. USD, NSA Annual
Exports of Goods and Services 2017 5,085,742 4,215,636 Bil. VND Annual
Imports of Goods and Services 2017 4,945,460 4,100,294 Bil. VND Annual
Net Exports 2017 140,282 115,342 Bil. VND Annual
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2017 3,904,663,000,000,000 3,344,890,000,000,000 NCU Annual
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2017 4,163,134,000,000,000 3,543,103,000,000,000 NCU Annual
Real Net Exports 2017 -258,471 -198,214 Bil. 2010 VND Annual

Release Information

Data on exports and imports are collected by the Customs Department at 158 customs entry points throughout Vietnam. The data collected from declaration forms are subject to verification checks, first at the Regional Customs offices and then at the Central Office in Hanoi.

Merchandise trade statistics do not cover goods in transit, goods consigned to and from territorial enclaves, goods for exhibition and fairs, unissued securities, banknotes and coins not in circulation, and monetary and gold imported for national reserves purpose and national monetary balance.

Imports are valued c.i.f. at the time of customs clearance and goods leaving border customs territory. Exports are valued f.o.b. at the time of customs clearance and goods leaving the customs territory. Data are compiled in accordance with the recommendations of the Statistical Commission of the United Nations and a guide to data source coverage of the GSO. The relaxed special trade system of recording, under the relaxed definition, is adopted.

Monthly data cover total value of import- export and main import- export items/groups.

 The source does not provide the methodology.

No seasonal adjustment is made. Data are disseminated both on a monthly and on an annual basis.