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Brunei

Official Title:
Brunei Darussalam


General Information

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 $5,697,068 $1,916,309
2010 $12,167,423 $26,401
2011 $3,686,486 $8,131,105
2012 $4,301,925 $6,672,896
2013 $23,921,835 $6,569,733
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Brunei
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $23,554 $
02 Veg. Prod. $507,111 $270
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $152,817 $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $21
06 Chemical Prod. $154,846 $6,425,657
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $71,302 $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $3,947 $844
09 Wood Prod. $38,999 $
10 Paper Prod. $4,782 $2
11 Textiles Prod. $122,059 $23,860
12 Dress Access. $410 $16
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $4,331 $
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $84,205 $8,538
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $4,331,384 $8,181
17 Vehicles and Equip. $17,585,020 $60,744
18 Specialized Inst. $635,935 $39,792
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $142,133 $1,808
21 Antiques $ $

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Population (million): 0.406
Total Area: 5,765km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.2 Brunei $ (BND)(2013)
National Holiday: National Day, 23 February (1984)
Language(s): Malay, English, Chinese


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) 16.69 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 41117.24 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) -1.24 2.01
Inflation: (%) 0.38 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 2.7 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $23,921,835
Canadian imports from country: $6,569,733
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:
High Commissioner Marcel Gaumond


September 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-17