Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Money Supply M0 at 1262.70 BND Million


Money Supply M0 in Brunei decreased to 1262.70 BND Million in March from 1283 BND Million in February of 2017.





Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Consumer Price Index Cpi at 98.70 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Brunei decreased to 98.70 Index Points in April from 99.30 Index Points in March of 2017.





Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Balance of Trade at 275.90 Million BND


Brunei trade surplus dropped 17.4 percent year-on-year to BND 275.9 million in March of 2017 compared to a BND 333.9 million surplus a year earlier. It was the smallest surplus since December 2016 as exports fell while imports rose. Exports decreased 2.1 percent to BND 673.8 million, due to a fall in sales of machinery and transport equipment (-68.6 percent); crude materials inedible (-50 percent); manufactured goods (-55.9 percent); food (-33.3 percent); and miscellaneous manufactured articles (-17.2 percent). Exports went down to Japan (-13.7 percent) and South Korea (-57.2 percent). Imports went up 12.3 percent to BND 397.9 million due to higher purchases of: machinery and transport equipment (10.9 percent); mineral fuels (60.5 percent); chemicals (30.8 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (112.3 percent) and beverages and tobacco (40.7 percent). Imports rose from the USA (159.1 percent), the UK (67.6 percent) and China (127.4 percent).





Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Inflation Rate at -0.60 percent


Brunei consumer prices fell 0.6 percent year-on-year in April of 2017, following a 0.9 percent drop in March. Although it was the 13th straight month of deflation, prices declined less for clothing and footwear (-0.9 percent vs -3.9 percent in March) and communication (-1 percent vs -1.2 percent). Also, prices were flat for furnishing (from -0.9 percent) and restaurants (from -0.6 percent). Meanwhile, main downward pressure came from: food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.1 percent vs -0.2 percent); housing and utilities (-0.3 percent, the same pace as previous month); recreation and culture (-1.6 percent, the same as prior month); miscellaneous goods and services (-1.5 percent vs -0.6 percent); health (-2.1 percent vs -1.6 percent); and transport (-0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, prices fell 0.6 percent, compared to a flat reading in March.





Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Food Inflation at -1.10 percent


Cost of food in Brunei decreased 1.10 percent in April of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Exports at 673.80 Million BND


Exports from Brunei decreased 2.1 percent year-on-year to BND 673.8 million in March of 2017, due to a decrease in sales of machinery and transport equipment (-68.6 percent), mineral fuels (-50 percent), manufactured goos (-55.9 percent), food (-33.3 percent), and miscellaneous manufactured articles (-17. 2percent). The highest share of exports came from Japan (23.8 percent of total exports), followed by Malaysia (13.2 percent), and India (13 percent).





Monday May 29 2017
Brunei Imports at 397.90 Million BND


Imports to Brunei rose 12.3 percent year-on-year to BND 397.9 million in March of 2017, due to higher purchases of machinery and transport equipment (10.9 percent), mineral fuels (60.5 percent), and chemicals (30.8 percent). The highest share of imports came from Malaysia (17.1 percent of total imports), the USA (16.4 percent), and the UK (15.1 percent).





Friday May 26 2017
Brunei | Credit Rating at 15.00







Monday May 08 2017
Brunei Government Debt to GDP at 3.10 percent


Brunei recorded a government debt equivalent to 3.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.





Monday May 08 2017
Brunei Changes In Inventories at 10.20 BND Million


The stocks of goods held by firms in Brunei increased by 10.20 BND Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.