Official name
Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Form of government
Republic
Capital
Ha Noi
Head of State
Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Prime Minister
Pham Minh Chinh
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Bùi Thanh Sơn
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
10 March 1957

Political relations

The political relations of Serbia and Vietnam are good and without any open issues.

The last high-level visit was conducted when the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the time Ivica Dačić officially visited SR Vietnam (7—11 September 2017), having discussions with the Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, as well as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh.

 

Economic relations

During first seven months in 2021, trade in goods amounted to 110,6 (2,97 million euros in exports from Serbia). During 2020 trade in goods amounted to 201.82 million euros (4,81 million in exports from Serbia), while in 2019 trade in goods amounted to 202.97 million euros (11.05 million in exports from Serbia).

 

Bilateral agreements

  • Protocol on cooperation between the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of FRY and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (signed on 5 June 2000);
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on eliminating visas for holders of diplomatic and official passports (signed on 5 June 2000);
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (signed on 23 February 2011);
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the avoidance of double taxation regarding income tax (signed on 1 March 2013; The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia, No. 7/13 - International Agreements);
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on mutual recognition of market economy status (signed on 1 March 2013).

 

Contact information

Link to the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia covering Vietnam on a non-residential basis: http://www.jakarta.mfa.gov.rs

Link to the Embassy of Vietnam covering the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis: https://vietnamembassy-romania.org/

Contact at the MFA - Department for Asia, Australia and the Pacific (DAAP); tel. +381-11-306-8345; odazap@mfa.rs