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Economic Indicators GDP (2006): $61 billion Real Growth rate in relation to GDP (2007): 8.3% Per Capita Income: (2006): $726 Inflation Rate (2006): 7.5% External Debt (2006): 34.9% of GDP, $18.2 billion Vietnamese savings rate: is about 30% Agriculture and forestry (20.4% of GDP, 2006): Principal products --rice, maize, sweet potato, peanut, soya bean, cotton, coffee, cashews. Industry and construction (41.5% of GDP, 2006): Principal types --mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity, gas, water supply, cement, phosphate, and steel. Services (38.1% of GDP, 2006): Principal types --wholesale and retail, repair of vehicles and personal goods, hotel and restaurant, transport storage, telecommunications, tourism. (explanation) Gross Domestic Product: is the widest measure of the state of the economy. The GDP is the
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Unformatted text preview: aggregated monetary value of all the goods and services produced by the entire economy during the quarter Per Capita Income: is income per person in a population. Per capita income is often used to measure a country's standard of living. Inflation: the percentage increase in the price of goods and services, usually annually. VIETNAM SLIDE (overview) Area: 331, 114 sq. km (equivalent in size to Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee combined. Cities Capital: Hanoi (3.145 million people) Ho Chi Minh city (formerly Saigon; 6.24 million) Hai Phong (1.711 million) Da Nang (715,000) Terrain: From Mountanous to coastal Climate: Tropical monsoon. Population : 85.2 million...
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