Vietnam is Western Australia’s 16th largest merchandise export market. Western Australia accounted for 21 per cent of Australia’s merchandise exports to Vietnam in 2017-18.
Vietnam was also the state’s 6th largest market for international students, accounting for 4 per cent of all international students enrolled in Western Australia in 2017.
Western Australia’s main commodity exports to Vietnam were iron ore and crustaceans. Vietnam was Western Australia’s 5th largest export market for iron ore in 2017-18.
Vietnam was also a market for the state’s agricultural and food products. It was Western Australia’s 4th largest market for agricultural and food exports in 2016-17, accounting for 8 per cent of the State’s agricultural and food exports.
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation supports Western Australia’s trade to Vietnam through its Office in Singapore.