Brunei recorded a Current Account surplus of 15.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Current Account to GDP in Brunei averaged 38.71 percent from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 76 percent in 1988 and a record low of 12.90 percent in 2016.

Current Account to GDP in Brunei is expected to be 12.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brunei Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 16.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Brunei Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 364.90 468.50 2971.45 34.10 BND Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 15.50 16.70 76.00 12.90 percent [+]
Imports 337.00 484.10 1165.87 205.70 Million BND [+]
Exports 701.90 952.60 4137.32 491.10 Million BND [+]
Tourist Arrivals 258955.00 218809.00 258955.00 200989.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 114.00 112.00 221.00 70.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 635.30 -206.70 1080.80 -206.70 BND Million [+]

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Brunei Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Brunei Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brunei Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.50 16.70 76.00 12.90 1985 - 2018 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Singapore 17.70 Dec/18
Netherlands 10.80 Dec/18
Switzerland 10.20 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 9.20 Dec/18
Germany 7.30 Dec/18
Russia 7.00 Dec/18
South Korea 4.70 Dec/18
Japan 3.50 Dec/18
Euro Area 3.00 Dec/18
Italy 2.50 Dec/18
Spain 0.90 Dec/18
China 0.40 Dec/18
France -0.30 Dec/18
Brazil -0.77 Dec/18
Australia -1.50 Dec/18
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
India -2.30 Dec/18
United States -2.40 Dec/18
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Indonesia -3.00 Dec/18
South Africa -3.50 Dec/18
Turkey -3.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom -3.90 Dec/18
Argentina -5.40 Dec/18


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