Backgrounder: Brunei

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Population (millions): 0.4
  • Total area: 5,2702
  • Currency: (Bruneian) dollar
  • Language (s): Malay, English, Chinese

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 16.7
  • GDP per capita ($): 41,130
  • GDP growth (%): -1.2
  • Inflation (%): 0.4
  • Unemployment (%): 2.7

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and agri-food
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Canada-ASEAN Business Council
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
20132007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Brunei243
Canada’s merchandise imports from Brunei6.62.1
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