Vietnam has various natural resources including forest, sea and mineral resources. Vietnam's forests are valued to be high diversity with rich fauna and flora.
Vietnam Natural Resources
In general, there are about 800 timber, 60 bamboo and over 1,500 medical plant species. The forest fauna includes 275 mammal, 826 bird, 100 amphibian and 180 reptile species. Especially, many rare and precious animals in Vietnam are on the World Red List.
In addition to huge potential energy sources like oil, natural gas, coal and hydropower, Vietnam is rich in other mineral sources, such as iron ore, copper, gold and building materials. Moreover, sea sources and agricultural potential also enrich Vietnam’s natural resources.