Imports to Brunei surged 26.4 percent year-on-year to BND 543 million in September of 2018, boosted by machinery & transport equipment (22.4 pct); manufactured goods (48.0 pct); mineral fuels (24.2 pct); and chemicals (24.8 pct). The highest share of inbound shipments came from China (45 pct), Singapore (15.4 pct), the US (12.8 pct) and Malaysia (10.9 pct). Imports in Brunei averaged 425.16 Million BND from 2005 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1165.87 Million BND in September of 2008 and a record low of 205.70 Million BND in March of 2014.

Imports in Brunei is expected to be 390.10 Million BND by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Brunei to stand at 407.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brunei Imports is projected to trend around 469.85 Million BND in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Brunei Imports
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Brunei Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 101.10 283.10 2971.45 34.10 BND Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 6.10 9.60 76.00 6.10 percent [+]
Imports 543.00 479.10 1165.87 205.70 Million BND [+]
Exports 644.10 762.20 4137.32 491.10 Million BND [+]
Tourist Arrivals 218213.00 200989.00 242061.00 200989.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 95.00 94.00 221.00 70.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 238.20 719.50 1080.80 238.20 BND Million [+]

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Brunei Imports

Brunei mainly imports machinery and transport equipment (33 percent of total imports); manufactured goods (20 percent); food (16 percent); fuels and lubricants (9 percent); chemical products (9 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (9 percent) and beverages and tobacco (2 percent). Brunei’s main imports partners are: Malaysia (21 percent of total imports); Singapore (19 percent); China (13 percent); the United States (12 percent); Japan (4 percent); Thailand (4 percent); South Korea (3 percent) and Indonesia (3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
543.00 479.10 1165.87 205.70 2005 - 2018 Million BND Monthly