Vietnam, a peninsula located in Southeast Asia, is a familiar image with its smiling farmers, stately water buffalo and lush rice fields. Nearly 60 percent of Vietnam\\\'s employed work force is involved in agriculture, forestry and fishing. Vietnam is one of the world\'s largest rice exporters. Other commodities include coffee tea, rubber and seafood. Visitors to Vietnam can experience tranquil country towns, emerald-green mountains, picturesque coastlines and friendly farmers.