Factsheet : Brunei

Official Title:
Brunei Darussalam


General Information

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Population (million): 0.417
Total Area: 5,765km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.06 Brunei $ (BND)(2015- Annual average)
National Holiday: National Day, 23 February (1984)
Language(s): Malay, English


Political Information

Type of State:
Monarchy

Type of Government:
Constitutional Sultanate

Head of State:
Sultan Hassanal BOLKIAH Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Sultan Hassanal BOLKIAH Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and Trade: Sultan Hassanal BOLKIAH Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah
Industry & Primary Resources: Haji Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji BAKAR

Main Political Parties:
Brunei Solidarity National Party (PPKB)

Elections:


Economic Information (2015)

Comparative figures
Type Brunei Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 15.07 1985.05
GDP per capita: ($) 36106.5 55409.05
GDP growth rate: (%) -0.21 1.18
Inflation: (%) -0.45 1.1
Unemployment: (%) 2.7 6.89

Product Trade and Investment (2015)

Canadian exports to country: $2,907,678
Canadian imports from country: $4,385,371
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Brunei: $3 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
High Commissioner Pg Hj KAMAL Bashah bin Pg Hj Ahmad

Canadian Representation Abroad:
High Commissioner Marina Laker


May 2016
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Brunei
Year Exports Imports
2011 $3,686,486 $8,131,105
2012 $4,301,925 $6,672,896
2013 $23,921,835 $6,569,733
2014 $10,642,063 $7,158,319
2015 $2,907,678 $4,385,371
Product trade (2015)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Brunei
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $35,119 $
02 Veg. Prod. $477,275 $1,083
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $89 $
04 Food Prod. $183,410 $449,381
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $10,519 $3,613,782
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $44,617 $14,462
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $916 $718
09 Wood Prod. $22,362 $6
10 Paper Prod. $874 $36
11 Textiles Prod. $78,824 $165,490
12 Dress Access. $1,032 $907
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $10,456 $659
14 Precious Metals/stones $5,500 $7
15 Base Metal Prod. $47,143 $41,703
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $1,467,513 $69,919
17 Vehicles and Equip. $361,907 $11,951
18 Specialized Inst. $118,311 $9,106
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $28,811 $6,161
21 Antiques $ $