Economy in VietnamEdit This
The local currency is the Dong. Credit cards and Traveller cheques are becoming more widely accepted at hotels, restaurants and tourist centers. The US dollar is widely accepted throughout the country.
The economy is based on money that is filtered into the country through money sources outside the country. Millions of USD are sent back every year to family members to suppliment their income.The currency exchange rate between US dollars and Vietnam dong is $1 to 16,038 dong (2007 rate).