Factsheet : Brunei

Official Title:
Brunei Darussalam


General Information

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Population (million): .43
Total Area: 5,765km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.05 Brunei $ (BND) (2018- 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: Erywan Yusof
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 (2018)

Comparative figures
Type Brunei Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 18.29 2,222.58
GDP per capita: ($) 42,096.01 60,078.85
GDP growth rate: (%) -0.23 1.83
Inflation: (%) 0.15 2.24
Unemployment: (%) 9.3 5.82

Product Trade and Investment (2019)

Canadian exports to country: $8,773,940
Canadian imports from country: $392,546
FDI in Canada (2018) : $ million
CDI in country (2018): $6 million


Representation

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

Canadian Representation Abroad:
High Commissioner Caterina Ventura


February 2020
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
2015 $2,907,678 $4,385,305
2016 $12,032,674 $2,081,935
2017 $3,197,964 $5,411,194
2018 $6,473,170 $7,524,226
2019 $8,773,940 $392,546
Product trade (2019)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Brunei
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $126,963
02 Veg. Prod. $508,110 $
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $254 $227,526
04 Food Prod. $136,159 $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $116,294 $3
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $121,940 $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $79 $
09 Wood Prod. $26,805 $
10 Paper Prod. $30,857 $
11 Textiles Prod. $7,524 $12,804
12 Dress Access. $1,116 $597
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $2,132 $20
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $378,186 $14,301
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $3,179,863 $8,765
17 Vehicles and Equip. $148,469 $419
18 Specialized Inst. $615,723 $1,148
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $1,008 $
21 Antiques $ $