Vietnam Economy

The Vietnam economy with a population of 85.8 Million (Est Apr 2009) ranks 44th in the world with a GDP PPP of 240 billion and GDP PPP per capita of 2,942 vs 45,934 (United States) according to the IMF in 2009. Its currency the Vietnamese Dong (VND). Bank deposits held for a fixed term in Vietnam are called term deposits. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 23.1% in 2008 and 7% in 2009.