Top Brunei Darussalam Imports 2017
In 2017, Brunei Darussalam bought US$3.1 billion worth of imported products down by -14.6% since 2013 but up by 15.4% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from China

China's exports to Brunei amounted to
$641.9 million or 20.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Iron or steel products: $208 million
  2. Iron and steel: $97.1 million
  3. Machinery: $86.8 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $52.9 million
  5. Stone, plaster, cement: $33 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $21.4 million
  7. Rubber: $15.4 million
  8. Plastics: $10.1 million
  9. Vegetables: $8.6 million
10. Aluminum: $7.9 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Singapore

Singapore's exports to Brunei amounted to
$569.2 million or 18.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $247.8 million
  2. Machinery: $113.1 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $25.2 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $22.3 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $17.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $15.6 million
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $9.3 million
  8. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $9 million
  9. Beverages: $6.6 million
10. Plastics: $5.5 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia's exports to Brunei amounted to
$562.4 million or 18.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Other chemical goods: $39.6 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $33.3 million
  3. Stone, plaster, cement: $30.9 million
  4. Machinery: $26.8 million
  5. Cereal, milk preparations:$24.6 million
  6. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $23.9 million
  7. Other food preparations: $21.8 million
  8. Fish: $21.4 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $21.2 million
10. Food waste, animal fodder: $21 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from the US

America's exports to Brunei amounted to
$292.2 million or 9.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $97.8 million
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $42.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $41.1 million
  4. Aircraft, spacecraft: $30.2 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $12.7 million
  6. Rubber: $8.6 million
  7. Base metal tools, cutlery: $7.8 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $7.7 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $6.8 million
10. Other chemical goods: $3.9 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Brunei amounted to
$171.8 million or 5.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $87.3 million
  2. Vehicles: $35.6 million
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $14.1 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $10.2 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $8.4 million
  6. Glass: $7.4 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $1 million
  8. Base metal tools, cutlery: $603,000
  9. Paper: $602,000
10. Mineral fuels including oil: $592,000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Brunei amounted to
$132 million or 4.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $76 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $8.1 million
  3. Base metal tools, cutlery: $6.2 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $5.9 million
  5. Vehicles: $5.2 million
  6. Aircraft, spacecraft: $4.9 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $4.1 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $2.2 million
  9. Leather, animal gut articles: $1.9 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $1.6 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Brunei amounted to
$120.5 million or 3.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $60.4 million
  2. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $18.1 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $14.3 million
  4. Machinery: $14.3 million
  5. Rubber: $3.2 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $2.3 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $1.3 million
  8. Ores, slag, ash: $724,000
  9. Other chemical goods: $711,000
10. Glass: $655,000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Brunei amounted to
$95.1 million or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $22.6 million
  2. Cereals: $11.7 million
  3. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $7.8 million
  4. Machinery: $6.9 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $4.8 million
  6. Food waste, animal fodder: $3.9 million
  7. Fruits, nuts: $3.1 million
  8. Sugar: $2.9 million
  9. Rubber: $2.8 million
10. Plastics: $2.5 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Brunei amounted to
$83.4 million or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $35.3 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $14.9 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.3 million
  4. Stone, plaster, cement: $5.8 million
  5. Machinery: $4.3 million
  6. Iron and steel: $4.1 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $1.8 million
  8. Food waste, animal fodder: $1.7 million
  9. Glass: $1 million
10. Aluminum: $861,000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Indonesia

Indonesia's exports to Brunei amounted to
$72.9 million or 2.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $26.6 million
  2. Cereal, milk preparations:$10.4 million
  3. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $3.1 million
  4. Beverages: $2.7 million
  5. Other food preparations: $2 million
  6. Perfumes, cosmetics: $1.9 million
  7. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $1.9 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $1.8 million
  9. Aluminum: $1.7 million
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $1.4 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from India

India's exports to Brunei amounted to
$50.5 million or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $10 million
  2. Meat: $8.9 million
  3. Knit or crochet clothing: $4.7 million
  4. Inorganic chemicals: $2.9 million
  5. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $2.8 million
  6. Vegetables: $2.4 million
  7. Ores, slag, ash: $2.1 million
  8. Cereals: $2 million
  9. Machinery: $1.5 million
10. Food waste, animal fodder: $1.1 million
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Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis