95.54 million (2017) 

Official language



Vietnamese đồng () 

Official statistics office
General Statistics Office 

Annual book fairs
Biennial Vietnam International Book Fair is held in August in Hanoi. 

VAT on books
5% for books and 0% on eBooks 

Fixed book price system

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: bchanoi@britishcouncil.org.vn 
Tel: +84 1800 1299

Department for International Trade
Email: DIT.Vietnam@fco.gsi.gov.uk 
Tel: +84 (0)24 3936 0500

Thu NguyenDIT Trade AssistantHo Chi Minh City
Email: Nguyen.Thu@fco.gov.uk  

Huyen QuanExperience Economy, Creative IndustriesHo Chi Minh City
Email: huyen.quan@bbgv.org  

Latest updates on Vietnam

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