General profile: Brunei Darussalam

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.423 Millions
1.381 BND/US$
11 400 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
-0.73 %
-2.47 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-17.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
6 249
8 907
6 353
5 224
Merchandise imports
1 491
2 538
3 229
2 671
Merchandise trade balance
4 758
6 370
3 124
2 553
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %8 %8 %91 %91 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
1 9098775395103431 909877539510343
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
616
462
640
(e) 482
Services imports
1 110
1 269
1 652
(e) 2 183
Services trade balance
-494
-807
-1 012
(e) -1 701
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
50.8
-
72.8
-
Travel
31.1
-
21.9
-
Other services
18.1
(e) 22.8
5.4
-
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-2.5 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
10 561
13 707
12 930
11 400
GDP per capita, current US$
28 923
35 267
30 968
26 939
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
0.39
2.60
-0.41
-2.47
Current account balance, % of GDP
38.18
36.60
16.68
13.77
Exchange rate (/US$)
1.664
1.364
1.375
1.381
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
19.825.135.252.237.719.825.135.252.237.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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-0.5 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
289.48
480.72
173.24
-149.64
FDI outflows
16.63
1 178.69
58.46
-60.14
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
-150-1501731735685687767768658656916914814813703703233232602604344342892892062063 2983 2981 0361 036526526550550-1501735687768656914813703232604342892063 2981 036526550FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
41.05
39.57
14.67
(e) 6.67
Balance, % of imports
171.90
141.36
38.98
(e) 15.71
Normalized balance
0.462
0.414
0.163
(e) 0.073
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
9290102111106100969999878889
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
58%Male 58%Female
42%Female 42%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.030 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
423
449
542
549
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
3.46
5.12
4.56
8.86
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
93 230
128 026
124 919
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
..
0.41
0.19
0.80
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
..
5.00
4.48
4.42
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 18 April 2018