Brunei Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2015 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Brunei`s Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • Brunei Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a fall equal to 10.5 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a growth equal to 8.5 % in the previous quarter.
  • Brunei Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2015 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 23.2 % in Sep 2018 and a record low -10.5 % in Dec 2020.

CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Direct Investment 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.


Related information about Brunei Foreign Direct Investment: % 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 3.5 USD bn in Jun 2021.

View Brunei's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP from Mar 2015 to Dec 2020 in the chart:

Brunei Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

What was Brunei's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in Dec 2020?

Brunei Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a fall equal to 10.5 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a growth equal to 8.5 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-10.5 Dec 2020 8.5 Sep 2020 -10.5 Dec 2020 23.2 Sep 2018 % quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 6.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Algeria (%) 0.7 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (%) 1.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Armenia (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2021
Australia (%) 0.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) -1.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 18.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Belarus (%) -1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Belgium (%) 3.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (%) 1.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 4.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Botswana (%) 0.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Brazil (%) 3.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 2.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (%) 14.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 0.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2021
China (%) 1.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Colombia (%) 2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 7.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (%) 11.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (%) 3.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 6.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 40.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) -1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) -1.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
France (%) 1.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2021
Georgia (%) 4.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Germany (%) 1.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2021
Ghana (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Greece (%) 4.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 35.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hungary (%) -0.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Iceland (%) -1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
India (%) 2.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 6.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 6.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Italy (%) 0.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (%) 0.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Jordan (%) 1.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 4.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2021
Kenya (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 1.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (%) 6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 7.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Laos (%) 5.1 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Latvia (%) 5.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 3.8 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 0.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) -232.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -28.9 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 7.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 40.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (%) 70.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Mexico (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (%) 11.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 10.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Morocco (%) 2.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Mozambique (%) 14.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) -6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (%) 1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Norway (%) 4.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Oman (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 0.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 6.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Paraguay (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Peru (%) 2.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2021
Philippines (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 2.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 3.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) -0.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Romania (%) 2.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 7.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Serbia (%) 6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 24.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) -1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 4.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 1.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2021
Spain (%) 5.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Sudan (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Sweden (%) 5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) -7.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Syria (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.0 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -668.630 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 249.454 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BND bn) 6.075 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BND bn) 0.473 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BND bn) 3.859 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Expenditure: Total (BND mn) 5,223.180 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax: Excise Duty Car (BND mn) 46.906 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Government Revenue: Total (BND mn) 2,030.700 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax (BND mn) 340.873 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.545 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 516.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,080.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Aug 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 135.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Aug 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) 563.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Aug 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 0.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,998.323 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 11,770.294 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.723 Oct 2020 monthly May 1990 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 20.144 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 107.457 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 31.773 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods (BND mn) 38.731 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Exports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 7.987 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 103.740 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 493.113 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Imports: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (BND mn) 27.380 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Imports: Food (BND mn) 50.411 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Exports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 1,153.306 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Aug 2021
Exports: Japan (BND mn) 367.800 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Aug 2021
Exports: Korea (BND mn) 37.111 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Exports: Thailand (BND mn) 75.200 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 2013 - Aug 2021
Imports: Singapore (BND mn) 48.900 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Aug 2021
Imports: USA (BND mn) 15.700 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Aug 2021
Imports: Thailand (BND mn) 12.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Mar 2021
Imports: Malaysia (BND mn) 155.800 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Aug 2021
Imports: China (BND mn) 34.800 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Aug 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 2015 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.185 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
BN: BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: Direct Investment: Brunei (USD mn) 565.542 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Current Account Balance: USD mn (USD mn) 513.713 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 (%) 3.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 179.327 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 4,175.270 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 11,878.059 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 2,985.6 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 258.901 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 11,213.853 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) -7.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,717.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 2.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 2,101.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 4,361.960 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) -3.00 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 30.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: Currency in Circulation (BND mn) 1,363.830 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2021
CB: NPL Ratio (%) 3.929 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2021 - Jun 2021
Commercial Banks (CB): Non Performing Loans (NPL) (BND mn) 241.087 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2021 - Jun 2021
Loans: DL: Household Sector (HS) (BND mn) 2,825.637 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Loans: DL: HS: Property Financing (PF) (BND mn) 1,445.170 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Loans: Total (BND mn) 5,965.643 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Loans: DL: Non-Household Sector (NHS) (BND mn) 2,426.179 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021

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