Brunei Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Brunei was last recorded at 5.50 percent. Interest Rate in Brunei is reported by the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam. . In Brunei, the Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam does not set a benchmark interest rate. Instead, the Prime Lending Rate is utilized as reference. This page provides - Brunei Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

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5.50 5.50 5.50 5.50 5.50 | 2014/01 2003 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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Brunei Government Budget at 20.20 Percent of GDP  
Brunei recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 20.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Current Account to GDP at 43.00 Percent  
Brunei recorded a Current Account surplus of 43 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Imports at 393.40 Million BND  
Imports in Brunei increased to 393.40 Million BND in December of 2013 from 366.90 Million BND in November of 2013. Imports in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Exports at 1126.10 Million BND  
Exports in Brunei increased to 1126.10 Million BND in December of 2013 from 1111.90 Million BND in November of 2013. Exports in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Balance of Trade at 732.70 Million BND  
Brunei recorded a trade surplus of 732.70 Million BND in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Interest Rate at 5.50 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Brunei was last recorded at 5.50 percent. Interest Rate in Brunei is reported by the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam.
Brunei Inflation Rate at 0.00 Percent  
The inflation rate in Brunei was recorded at 0 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Current Account at 2812.70 BND Million  
Brunei recorded a Current Account surplus of 2812.70 BND Million in the third quarter of 2011. Current Account in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei GDP Annual Growth Rate at -3.90 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Brunei contracted 3.90 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Personal Income Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Brunei stands at 0 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Brunei is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Revenue Division, Brunei.
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