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Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities in Vietnam have developed steadily in the recent years after the economic downturn of the whole economy from the late 2008 and the early 2009. The industry has also been able to contribute marginally to the economic development of Vietnam. Determined as one of the important engine to enhance productivity and the competitiveness of the economy, the industry has received great consideration from the authorities as there is still much room for improvement. Foreign companies have led the way for innovation in professional services such as audit, tax or legal services. And FDI in science and technology has increased focusing on hi-tech parks, big hospitals in some key cities in Vietnam.

The following is Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in 9 months of 2015 for reference by GENERAL STATISTICS OFFICE of VIET NAM

At price of 2015

At 2010 comparative prices

 

Total

(BN dong)

Structure

(%)

Total

(BN dong)

GDP growth vs.

that in 9 months of 2014 (%)

Professional, scientific activities

36292

1.27

24940

106.70


The professional, scientific and technical services sector can be divided into seven subsectors at the division level of the Statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community (NACE). Among these, there were three subsectors that dominated the overall level of activity in terms of their contribution to value added and employment. Legal and accounting activities (Division 69) combined with the activity of head offices and of management consultancy activities (Division 70) and architectural, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities (Division 71).