US News & World Report: Vietnam ranks 30th among world’s most powerful countries

Friday, 06/01/2023 10:06
The US News & World Report’s ranking of the most powerful countries in the world in 2022 has shown that Vietnam ranks 30th with a GDP of 363 billion USD and a population exceeding 98.2 million people.
A corner of Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo:

Other Asian countries, the Republic of Korea, Japan and India are also included in the above ranking.

Meanwhile, the US, China and Russia are the 3 most powerful countries in the world this year.

In Southeast Asia, Vietnam is only behind Singapore (26th position).

The ranking, published by US News & World Report, objectively assesses the level of influence of countries, in foreign policy as well as political, economic and military strength, around the world.

This ranking is part of the annual “World’s Best Countries” study, which surveys and evaluates 85 countries based on responses from 17,000 participants./.