Vietnam: Energy imports as percent of total energy use
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Vietnam from 1971 to 2013. The average value for Vietnam during that period was -10.15 percent with a minumum of -47.75 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 27.99 percent in 1972.
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We show the energy imports for Vietnam and other countries. The measure equals the total energy used in the country minus its production of energy. A negative sign means that the country uses less energy than it produces, i.e. it is a net exporter of energy. A positive sign means that it is a net importer. The numbers are percent of the energy used.
Definition: Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.