Friday December 06 2019
Brunei Food Inflation at -0.70 percent


Cost of food in Brunei decreased 0.7 percent in October of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.





Friday December 06 2019
Brunei Consumer Price Index Cpi at 99.10 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Brunei decreased to 99.10 Index Points in October from 99.30 Index Points in September of 2019.





Friday December 06 2019
Brunei Inflation Rate MoM at -0.10 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Brunei decreased 0170 percent in October of 2019 over the previous month.





Friday December 06 2019
Brunei Inflation Rate at -0.30 percent


Consumer prices in Brunei declined by 0.3 percent year-on-year in October of 2019, the ninth straight month of drop, after a 0.4 percent fall in the prior month. Prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages fell 0.7 percent year-on-year in October, compared to a 1 drop in September, mainly due to rice and cereals (-3.3%) and fish and seafood (-1%). Also, falls were seen in cost of both transport (-3.7% vs -3.7%) and housing, water, electricity, gas & other fuels(-1.7% vs -1%). In addition, prices slowed for both health (0.6% vs 0.9%) and recreation & culture (1.7% vs 2.5%). In contrast, cost of restaurants & hotels rose faster (5% vs 4.7%), while those of furnishing, household equipment & routine maintenance rebounded (1.2% vs -1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in October, following a 0.7 percent gain in September.





Sunday December 01 2019
Brunei - Credit Rating at 15.00







Thursday November 21 2019
Brunei Unemployed Persons at 19223.00


The number of unemployed persons in Brunei increased to 19223 in 2018 from 19199 in 2017.





Tuesday November 19 2019
Brunei Interest Rate at 5.50 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Brunei was last recorded at 5.50 percent.





Wednesday November 13 2019
Brunei Imports at 405.30 Million BND


Imports to Brunei declined by 15.4 percent year-on-year to BND 405.3 million in August 2019, mostly due to machinery and transport equipment (-10.8 percent) and manufactured goods (-43.2 percent). Main import partners were Germany (17.8 percent of total purchases), Singapore (16.5 percent), Malaysia (15.1 percent), and the US (10.7 percent).





Wednesday November 13 2019
Brunei Exports at 686.70 Million BND


Exports from Brunei fell by 9.9 percent year-on-year to BND 686.7 million in August 2019, with sales of mineral fuels declining 10.2 percent, namely crude oil (-1.2 percent) and LNG (-17.4 percent). Japan was the largest export partner (30.1 percent of total sales), followed by Australia (22.5 percent), Malaysia (16.1 percent), Vietnam (8 percent) and Singapore (6.2 percent).





Wednesday November 13 2019
Brunei Balance of Trade at 281.40 BND Million


The trade surplus in Brunei narrowed 0.6 percent to BND 281.4 million in August of 2019 from BND 283.1 in the same month the prior year. Exports fell 9.9 percent year-on-year to BND 686.7 million, with sales of mineral fuels declining 10.2 percent, namely crude oil (-1.2 percent) and LNG (-17.4 percent). Japan was the largest export partner (30.1 percent of total sales), followed by Australia (22.5 percent), Malaysia (16.1 percent), Vietnam (8 percent) and Singapore (6.2 percent). Meanwhile, imports shrank at a faster 15.4 percent to BND 405.3 million, mostly led by machinery and transport equipment (-10.8 percent) and manufactured goods (-43.2 percent). Main import partners were Germany (17.8 percent of total purchases), Singapore (16.5 percent), Malaysia (15.1 percent), and the US (10.7 percent). Considering January to August, the trade surplus came in at BND 2.35 billion, unchanged from the same period of 2018, as exports grew 3.7 percent while imports advanced 6.2 percent.