Imports in Brunei decreased 4.5 percent year-on-year to BND 309.6 million in December of 2016, due to lower purchases of: machinery and transport equipment (-11.5 percent); manufactured goods (-18.4 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (-7.2 percent); food (-3 percent) and crude materials inedible (-45.6 percent). The highest share of imports came from Singapore (21.2 percent of total imports); Malaysia (20.9 percent); China (14.5 percent). In 2016, imports dropped 17.1 percent to BND 3,688.9 million. Imports in Brunei averaged 435.60 Million BND from 2005 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 1165.87 Million BND in September of 2008 and a record low of 205.70 Million BND in March of 2014.
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Brunei mainly imports machinery and transport equipment (33 percent of total imports); manufactured goods (20 percent); food (16 percent); fuels and lubricants (9 percent); chemical products (9 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (9 percent) and beverages and tobacco (2 percent). Brunei’s main imports partners are: Malaysia (21 percent of total imports); Singapore (19 percent); China (13 percent); the United States (12 percent); Japan (4 percent); Thailand (4 percent); South Korea (3 percent) and Indonesia (3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for – Brunei Imports – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Imports – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on February of 2017.