Monday September 25 2017
Brunei GDP Annual Growth Rate at -3.60 percent


Brunei's economy shrank 3.6 percent year-on-year in the December quarter of 2016, the same pace as in the previous period. The contraction was mainly driven by manufacture of liquefied natural gas and methanol (-13.4 percent from -2 percent in Q3); wholesale and retail trade (-7 percent from -10.6); oil and gas mining (-3.9 percent from -4.3 percent) and construction (-1.6 percent from -6.7 percent). By contrast, output recovered for agriculture, forestry and fishery (1.6 percent from -5.1 percent) and government services (0.1 percent from -4 percent). Considering full 2016, economy contracted 2.5 percent compared with 0.4 fall in the previous year.





Friday September 22 2017
Brunei | Credit Rating at 15.00







Wednesday September 20 2017
Brunei Government Budget at 2.90 percent of GDP


Brunei recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 2.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.





Thursday September 14 2017
Brunei Balance of Trade at 201.70 BND Million


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.





Thursday September 14 2017
Brunei Imports at 391.10 Million BND


Imports to Brunei increased 16 percent from the previous year to BND 391.1 million in June 2017, as purchases went up for machinery and transport equipment (62.6 percent), manufactured goods (8.4 percent) and mineral fuels (42 percent). Among major trading partners, imports grew from Singapore (137.1 percent), China (29.8 percent), Thailand (10.8 percent) and India (156 percent).





Thursday September 14 2017
Brunei Exports at 592.80 Million BND


Exports from Brunei rose 15 percent from a year ago to BND 592.8 million in June 2017, 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).





Thursday September 14 2017
Brunei Food Inflation at 0.70 percent


Cost of food in Brunei increased 0.70 percent in July of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Thursday September 14 2017
Brunei Consumer Price Index Cpi at 99.40 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Brunei increased to 99.40 Index Points in July from 98.60 Index Points in June of 2017.





Thursday September 14 2017
Brunei Inflation Rate at 0.30 percent


Brunei consumer prices increased 0.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, compared to a 0.3 percent fall in the previous month. It was the first time increase in consumer prices since November 2015 as prices rebounded for: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.7 percent vs -02 percent in June); clothing and footwear (0.6 percent vs -7.6 percent); communication (1.3 percent vs -0.5 percent), and restaurant and hotels (0.7 percent vs -1.3 percent). Meanwhile cost rose at a slower pace for both transport (1.4 percent vs 2.4 percent) and recreation and culture (0.4 percent vs 0.8 percent). In contrast, cost fell for : Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (-0.4 percent vs -0.3 percent); furnishings (-2.5 percent vs -2.0 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-0.4 percent vs -1.8 percent). On a monthly basis, prices went up 0.8 percent, compared to a 0.7 percent fall in June.





Sunday September 03 2017
Brunei Money Supply M2 at 14049.88 BND Million


Money Supply M2 in Brunei increased to 14049.88 BND Million in March from 12734.65 BND Million in February of 2017.