Brunei Balance of Trade  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Brunei trade surplus widened to BND 201.7 million in June 2017 from BND 178.2 million in the same month of the previous year. Exports rose 15 percent from a year ago to BND 592.8 million, mainly due to higher sales of mineral fuels (17.2 percent), crude materials inedible (121.4 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (106.9 percent). Among major trading partners, exports rose to Japan (22.8 percent), South Korea (94.6 percent), Singapore (422.7 percent) and Malaysia (231.8 percent). Meanwhile, imports increased 16 percent to BND 391.1 million, as purchases went up for machinery and transport equipment (62.6 percent), manufactured goods (8.4 percent) and mineral fuels (42 percent). Imports grew from Singapore (137.1 percent), China (29.8 percent), Thailand (10.8 percent) and India (156 percent). In the first half of the year, the trade surplus widened to BND 2.05 billion from BND 1.69 billion in the same period of 2016. Balance of Trade in Brunei averaged 951.63 Million BND from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2971.45 Million BND in September of 2008 and a record low of 34.10 Million BND in July of 2015.

Brunei Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-17 02:30 AM Balance of Trade BDN294.2M BDN275.9M BDN250M
2017-08-07 02:20 AM Balance of Trade BDN425.5M BDN294.2M
2017-09-14 09:40 AM Balance of Trade BDN201.7M BDN425.5M
2017-10-09 10:00 AM Balance of Trade BDN201.7M
2017-11-10 10:00 AM Balance of Trade
2017-12-08 10:00 AM Balance of Trade

Brunei Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 201.70 425.50 2971.45 34.10 BND Million [+]
Exports 592.80 769.20 4137.32 491.10 Million BND [+]
Imports 391.10 343.70 1165.87 205.70 Million BND [+]
Current Account 2823.60 835.20 2968.50 835.20 BND Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.50 16.00 76.00 9.50 percent [+]
Tourist Arrivals 218213.00 200989.00 242061.00 200989.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 110.00 110.00 221.00 82.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 238.20 719.50 1080.80 238.20 BND Million [+]

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Brunei Balance of Trade

As an oil producer, Brunei has been able to run consistent trade surpluses despite having to import most of what it consumes. Oil and natural gas account for almost 90 percent of Brunei’s exports. Other exports include machinery and transport equipment and chemicals. Brunei mainly imports machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, fuels and lubricants, chemical products, and miscellaneous manufactured articles. Brunei’s main trading partners are Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, India, China, Australia, the United States and Thailand. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
201.70 425.50 2971.45 34.10 2005 - 2017 BND Million Monthly

balance of trade by Country

Australia 460.00 Jul/17
Brazil 5599.00 Aug/17
Canada -3040.40 Jul/17
China 419.92 Aug/17
Euro Area 23156.00 Jul/17
France -5968.00 Jul/17
Germany 19500.00 Jul/17
India -11643.96 Aug/17
Indonesia 1722.60 Aug/17
Italy 6560.39 Jul/17
Japan 113.64 Aug/17
Mexico -1522.60 Jul/17
Netherlands 4711.00 Jul/17
Russia 3970.00 Jul/17
South Korea 7013.00 Aug/17
Spain -2099000.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 2173.00 Aug/17
Turkey -8842.94 Jul/17
United Kingdom -2872.00 Jul/17
United States -43689.00 Jul/17