Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Consumer Price Index Cpi at 99.20 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Brunei decreased to 99.20 Index Points in February of 2017 from 98.70 Index Points in January.





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Food Inflation at -0.60 percent


Cost of food in Brunei decreased 0.60 percent in February of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Balance of Trade at 369.10 Million BND


Brunei trade surplus increased 10.4 percent year-on-year to BND 369.1 million in January of of 2017 compared to a BND 334.2 million surplus a year earlier. Exports fell 3.3 percent to BND 694.9 million, driven by lower sales of: machinery and transport equipment (-44.9 percent), miscellaneous manufactured articles (-53.7 percent), manufactured goods (-39.4 percent) and mineral fuels (-2.8 percent). In contrast, sales rose for chemicals (55.4 percent). Main export partners were Japan (31.2 percent of total exports); South Korea (21.6 percent), India (20.4 percent) and Thailand (11 percent). Imports declined 15.2 percent to BND 325.8 million due to lower purchases of: mineral fuels (-51.8 percent); manufactured goods (-46.5 percent); crude materials inedible (-29.8 percent); chemicals (-13 percent) and food (-8.2 percent). The highest share of imports came from Malaysia (17.7 percent of total imports); Singapore (17 percent); China (14.5 percent) and the United Kingdom (12.6 percent).





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Exports at 694.90 Million BND


Exports from Brunei fell 3.3 percent year-on-year to BND 694.9 million in January of 2017, driven by lower sales of: machinery and transport equipment (-44.9 percent), miscellaneous manufactured articles (-53.7 percent), manufactured goods (-39.4 percent) and mineral fuels (-2.8 percent). In contrast, sales rose for chemicals (55.4 percent). Main export partners were Japan (31.2 percent of total exports); South Korea (21.6 percent), India (20.4 percent) and Thailand (11 percent).





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Imports at 325.80 Million BND


Imports to Brunei declined 15.2 percent year-on-year to BND 325.8 million in January of 2017, due to lower purchases of: mineral fuels (-51.8 percent); manufactured goods (-46.5 percent); crude materials inedible (-29.8 percent); chemicals (-13 percent) and food (-8.2 percent). The highest share of imports came from Malaysia (17.7 percent of total imports); Singapore (17 percent); China (14.5 percent) and the United Kingdom (12.6 percent).





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Inflation Rate at -0.20 percent


Consumer prices in Brunei declined by 0.2 percent year-on-year in February of 2017, the same as in January. It was the 11th straight month of falls in consumer prices. Downward pressure came from cost of: food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.6 percent from -0.9 percent in January), housing & utilities (-0.3 percent vs -0.3 percent), health (-1.7 percent vs -2.7 percent), communication (-1.3 percent vs -1.4 percent), recreation & culture (-0.4 percent vs 0.1 percent) and restaurants & hotels (-1.2 percent vs from 0.1 percent). In contrast, prices increased for: transport (0.1 percent vs 1.4 percent), clothing and footwear (2.6 percent vs -2.8 percent), furnishing (0.2 percent vs -0.4 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (0.6 percent vs 1.0 percent), and education (0.3 percent vs 6.0 percent). On a monthly basis, prices rose 0.5 percent, after decreasing by 0.3 percent in the prior month.





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Banks Balance Sheet at 17918.00 BND Million


Banks Balance Sheet in Brunei increased to 17918 BND Million in December from 17293 BND Million in November of 2016.





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Money Supply M1 at 4674.86 BND Million


Money Supply M1 in Brunei increased to 4674.86 BND Million in December from 4614.13 BND Million in November of 2016.





Monday March 27 2017
Brunei Money Supply M2 at 14582.17 BND Million


Money Supply M2 in Brunei increased to 14582.17 BND Million in December from 14218.98 BND Million in November of 2016.





Wednesday March 08 2017
Brunei Interest Rate at 5.50 percent


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