Brunei Current Account Balance: % of GDP

2013 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Brunei Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • Brunei Current Account deficit accounted for 20.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a 13.5 % deficit in the previous quarter.
  • Brunei Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2013 to Dec 2020, with an average value of 15.9 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 54.3 % in Mar 2014 and a record low of -20.4 % in Dec 2020.

CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. International Monetary Fund provides Current Account Balance in USD. The Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, Ministry of Finance and Economy provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The International Monetary Fund average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Key information about Brunei Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Brunei, Current Account recorded a deficit of 615.1 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 315.6 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Brunei Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 504.0 USD mn in Dec 2018.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 3.4 USD bn in Sep 2021.

View Brunei's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from Mar 2013 to Dec 2020 in the chart:

Brunei Current Account Balance: % of GDP

What was Brunei's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in Dec 2020?

Brunei Current Account deficit accounted for 20.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a 13.5 % deficit in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-20.4 Dec 2020 -13.5 Sep 2020 -20.4 Dec 2020 54.3 Mar 2014 % quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -13.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) -3.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) 0.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) -9.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 2.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2021
Austria (%) -0.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 25.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Bahrain (%) 10.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) -0.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Belarus (%) 4.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) -4.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) -1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -2.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Botswana (%) -7.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) -4.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Brunei (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) -6.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) -54.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Canada (%) -0.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) -9.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
China (%) 2.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) -7.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) -3.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) -2.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) -3.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 10.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 2.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 5.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) 1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 0.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
France (%) -2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) -9.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) -3.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Greece (%) -10.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 12.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Hungary (%) -5.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Iceland (%) -5.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
India (%) -2.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2021
Indonesia (%) 0.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Iran (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (%) 1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 6.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Italy (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Ivory Coast (%) -3.2 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 13,121.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) -7.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) -2.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) -6.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 7,570.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) -18.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Kuwait (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -24.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Laos (%) 1.8 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Latvia (%) 2.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) -21.2 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 1.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) -6.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 15.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) -10.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) -6.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) -15.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 0.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Moldova (%) -8.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) -29.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) -15.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) -1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Mozambique (%) -25.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Nepal (%) -7.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 6.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) -7.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1987 - Dec 2021
Nigeria (%) 3.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2021
Norway (%) 21.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2021
Oman (%) -11.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (%) -0.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -8.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) -3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Paraguay (%) -8.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) -2.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Philippines (%) -3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2021
Poland (%) -2.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Portugal (%) -1.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Qatar (%) 23.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) -6.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 8.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 9.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) -6.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 18.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2021
Slovakia (%) -3.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (%) -5.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) -8.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Sweden (%) 4.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 7.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -19.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,336.283 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 249.454 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 2.1 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BND bn) 6.229 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BND bn) 0.473 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BND bn) 4.712 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Government Revenue: Total (BND mn) 2,030.700 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax (BND mn) 340.873 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax: Excise Duty Car (BND mn) 46.906 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Government Expenditure: Total (BND mn) 5,223.180 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.274 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 297.5 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,115.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Dec 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 90.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,019.549 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,229.019 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 254.283 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 817.8 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Dec 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 56.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,998.323 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 12,806.926 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.062 Jan 2022 monthly May 1990 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 69.182 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 170.063 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 74.453 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2021
Exports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 1,224.674 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Imports: Food (BND mn) 59.727 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Exports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 25.264 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 178.302 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 756.851 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Imports: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (BND mn) 38.446 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods (BND mn) 43.878 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Exports: Korea (BND mn) 37.111 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Exports: Thailand (BND mn) 50.000 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2013 - Dec 2021
Exports: Japan (BND mn) 388.600 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: Malaysia (BND mn) 301.600 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: China (BND mn) 101.700 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: Singapore (BND mn) 45.200 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: USA (BND mn) 94.500 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: Thailand (BND mn) 10.600 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.668 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
BN: BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: USD mn (USD mn) 513.713 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: FA: Direct Investment: Brunei (USD mn) 565.542 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BN: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 0.870 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 164.999 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 4,381.030 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 11,876.894 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,181.1 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 259.110 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 11,810.020 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,299.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -12.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 2,038.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 4,473.321 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.57 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 29.52 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2021
Money Supply: Currency in Circulation (BND mn) 1,422.240 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2022
CB: NPL Ratio (%) 3.599 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2021 - Dec 2021
Commercial Banks (CB): Non Performing Loans (NPL) (BND mn) 224.647 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2021 - Dec 2021

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