Factsheet : Brunei

Official Title:
Brunei Darussalam


General Information

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Population (million): .42
Total Area: 5,765km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.02671 Brunei $ (BND) (2016- 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
Foreign Affairs and Trade (II): Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng
Primary Resources and Tourism : Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Hj Ali Hj Apong

Main Political Parties:
Brunei Solidarity National Party (PPKB)

Elections:


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Brunei Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 14.82 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 35,018.71 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) -3.17 1.43
Inflation: (%) -0.72 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 6.9 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $12,032,674
Canadian imports from country: $2,081,935
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Brunei: $5 million


Representation

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

Canadian Representation Abroad:
High Commissioner Marina Laker


May 2017
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
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 $4,385,305
2016 $12,032,674 $2,081,935
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Brunei
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $36,339
02 Veg. Prod. $415,615 $2,918
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $51,900 $636,096
05 Mineral Prod. $19 $1
06 Chemical Prod. $21,666 $1,271,436
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $38,625 $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $120 $6
09 Wood Prod. $9 $
10 Paper Prod. $4,110 $17,367
11 Textiles Prod. $102,855 $76,535
12 Dress Access. $143 $20,537
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $729 $93
14 Precious Metals/stones $5,881 $
15 Base Metal Prod. $56,762 $1,005
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $2,412,770 $7,177
17 Vehicles and Equip. $8,637,893 $440
18 Specialized Inst. $219,011 $5,928
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $54,566 $6,057
21 Antiques $ $