Top Brunei Darussalam Imports 2016
In 2016, Brunei Darussalam bought US$2.7 billion worth of imported products down by -25.2% since 2012 and down by -17.2% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia's exports to Brunei amounted to
$562.8 million or 21.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $37.7 million
  2. Machinery: $37.5 million
  3. Food waste, animal fodder: $36.2 million
  4. Cereal, milk preparations:$25.8 million
  5. Plastics: $25.6 million
  6. Other food preparations: $24.7 million
  7. Beverages: $24.2 million
  8. Dairy, eggs, honey: $24.1 million
  9. Fish: $19.2 million
10. Electronic equipment: $18.5 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Singapore

Singapore's exports to Brunei amounted to
$512.1 million or 19.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $213.3 million
  2. Machinery: $64.2 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $30.3 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $18.6 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $17.6 million
  6. Beverages: $14.8 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $13.5 million
  8. Aircraft, spacecraft: $12.8 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $9.9 million
10. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $9.2 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from China

China's exports to Brunei amounted to
$348.3 million or 13% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $69.8 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $57.6 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $45.5 million
  4. Iron and steel: $34.2 million
  5. Rubber: $14.3 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $13.4 million
  7. Plastics: $9.7 million
  8. Vegetables: $8.1 million
  9. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $8 million
10. Paper: $7.5 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from the US

America's exports to Brunei amounted to
$308.9 million or 11.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $81.4 million
  2. Aircraft, spacecraft: $41.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $41.1 million
  4. Other chemical goods: $26.2 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $24 million
  6. Base metal tools, cutlery: $20.1 million
  7. Rubber: $15.9 million
  8. Inorganic chemicals: $10.2 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $9.3 million
10. Vehicles: $3.8 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Brunei amounted to
$114.5 million or 4.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $56.7 million
  2. Machinery: $17.6 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $13.7 million
  4. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $12.7 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $3.1 million
  6. Rubber: $2.3 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $1.3 million
  8. Aluminum: $850,000
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $490,000
10. Mineral fuels including oil: $433,000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Brunei amounted to
$102.8 million or 3.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $20.1 million
  2. Cereal, milk preparations: $19.5 million
  3. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $9.2 million
  4. Machinery: $6.5 million
  5. Food waste, animal fodder: $4.5 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $4.4 million
  7. Sugar: $3.4 million
  8. Fruits, nuts: $2.8 million
  9. Rubber: $2.7 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $2.2 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Brunei amounted to
$96.3 million or 3.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $35 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $20.7 million
  3. Machinery: $8.4 million
  4. Stone, plaster, cement: $7.6 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $6.4 million
  6. Ships, boats: $3.9 million
  7. Iron and steel: $2.6 million
  8. Plastics: $1.5 million
  9. Toys, games: $1.4 million
10. Aluminum: $974000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Brunei amounted to
$86.2 million or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $34.9 million
  2. Vehicles: $11 million
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $6.3 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $6.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $3.5 million
  6. Base metal tools, cutlery: $3.2 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $3 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $2.1 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $1.4 million
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $951,000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Indonesia

Indonesia's exports to Brunei amounted to
$83.1 million or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $26.2 million
  2. Cereal, milk preparations:$10.1 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $9 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $3.6 million
  5. Beverages: $3.5 million
  6. Other food preparations: $2.4 million
  7. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $2 million
  8. Perfumes, cosmetics: $1.9 million
  9. Paper: $1.7 million
10. Aluminum: $1.7 million
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Brunei amounted to
$43.8 million or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Iron or steel products: $39 million
  2. Vehicles: $2.1 million
  3. Other chemical goods: $445,000
  4. Machinery: $383,000
  5. Inorganic chemicals: $314,000
  6. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $296,000
  7. Vegetables: $215,000
  8. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $203,000
  9. Beverages: $158,000
10. Organic chemicals: $144,000
Top 10 Bruneian Imports from Australia

Australia's exports to Brunei amounted to
$43.3 million or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Meat: $9.2 million
  2. Dairy, eggs, honey: $6.4 million
  3. Live animals: $6 million
  4. Vegetables: $3.2 million
  5. Fruits, nuts: $3.1 million
  6. Clocks and watches: $1.8 million
  7. Machinery: $1.4 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $1.2 million
  9. Sugar: $1.1 million
10. Meat, seafood preparations: $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