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LEGAL TUTORIALS FOR DOING BUSINESS IN VIETNAM

Cost of livings in Vietnam


Exchange rate: USD1.0 = 23,000 Vietnam Dong

Restaurants

Average (US Dollars)

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

$1.5

Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

$20

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)

$3

Domestic Beer (Saigon Special 330ml)

$0.8

Imported Beer (Heiniken 330ml)

$1.1

Cappuccino (regular)

$1.5

Coke/Pepsi (390ml)

$0.4

Water (500ml)

$0.4

Markets

Milk (1 liter)

$1.3

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)

$0.6

White rice (1kg)

$0.8

Eggs (10)

$1.0

Local Cheese (Con Bo Cuoi 8 pieces/120gr)

$1.3

Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)

$3.0

Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)

$12.0

Apples (1kg)

$2.5

Banana (1kg)

$1.0

Oranges (1kg)

$2.0

Tomato (1kg)

$0.7

Potato (1kg)

$0.9

Onion (1kg)

$0.8

Lettuce (1 head)

$0.5

Water (1.5 liter bottle)

$0.5

Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)

$11

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)

$0.6

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

$1.3

Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)

$1

Transportation

One-way Ticket (Local Transport)

$0.3

Monthly Pass (Regular Price)

$6.6

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)

$0.5

Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)

$0.5

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)

$1.3

Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8

Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)

$34,500

Mercedes S600 Maybach 6.0L – 7AT

$631,000

BMW X6 xDrive 35i 3.L 8AT

$161,000

Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment

$54.8

1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)

$0.07

Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)

$11.1

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult

$25

Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)

$7.4

Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat

$4.0

Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)

$34.2

1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)

$28.2

1 Pair of Nike Pegasus 34

$160.0

1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes

$54.6

Rent Per Month

Room in City Centre

$300.0

Room Outside of Centre

$200.0

Apartment (2 bedrooms) in City Centre

$500.0

Apartment (2 bedrooms) Outside of Centre

$400.0

Buy Apartment Price

Luxury apartment (2 bed rooms 75m2)

$130,000

Regular apartment (2 bed rooms 75m2)

$80,000

Salaries And Financing

Average Monthly Salary in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi City (Net After Tax)

$400.0

Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly

8.84%

Questions