Factsheet : Brunei

Official Title:
Brunei Darussalam


General Information

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Population (million): 0.406
Total Area: 5,765km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.13 Brunei $ (BND)(2014)
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: Prince Mohammed Bolkiah
Industry & Primary Resources: Pehin Dato Dr. Awang Haji Ahmad bin Haji Jumat

Main Political Parties:
Brunei Solidarity National Party (PPKB)

Elections:


Economic Information (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Brunei Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 16.59 1881.42
GDP per capita: ($) 40845.19 53593.83
GDP growth rate: (%) -1.75 2.02
Inflation: (%) 0.38 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 2.7 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $10,666,893
Canadian imports from country: $7,158,319
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Brunei: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
High Commissioner-designate Pg Hj Kamal Bashah bin Pg Hj Ahmad

Canadian Representation Abroad:


February 2015
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.
5-year trade
Canada - Brunei
Year Exports Imports
2009 $12,167,423 $26,401
2010 $3,686,486 $8,131,105
2011 $4,301,925 $6,672,896
2012 $23,921,835 $6,569,733
2013 $10,666,893 $7,158,319
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Brunei
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $413,470 $1
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $18,153 $
04 Food Prod. $133,754 $521,757
05 Mineral Prod. $7,071 $
06 Chemical Prod. $137,727 $6,558,155
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $81,937 $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $12,278 $155
09 Wood Prod. $680 $
10 Paper Prod. $5,833 $
11 Textiles Prod. $58,780 $31,318
12 Dress Access. $191 $168
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $540 $
14 Precious Metals/stones $5,683 $188
15 Base Metal Prod. $126,315 $2,978
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $2,670,098 $38,695
17 Vehicles and Equip. $6,269,776 $1,292
18 Specialized Inst. $570,964 $3,612
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $125,543 $
21 Antiques $ $