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Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam’s energy sector on the rebound

19 Aug 2016
Brunei energy

A rising tide of new investments are expected to underpin growth in Brunei Darussalam’s recovering energy industry, against a backdrop of increasing oil and gas output.

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam’s property market set to ease

29 Jun 2016
Brunei RE

While 2015 brought growth in Brunei Darussalam’s real estate sector, a further cooling of the economy points to a slowdown in the Sultanate’s property market for the rest of this year.

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam expands financial base through sukuk

16 May 2016
Brunei IFS

Brunei Darussalam made headlines in April with the announcement of several sukuk (Islamic bond) offerings ahead of the launch of a standalone stock exchange in the Sultanate. 

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam sets its sights on a rebound

23 Apr 2016
Brunei budget

Infrastructure was a major beneficiary in Brunei Darussalam’s budget for FY 2016/17, alongside other key segments of the economy expected to steer the country toward more robust growth.

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam edges closer to stock market launch

31 Mar 2016
Brunei CM

Preparations for the launch of a standalone stock exchange in Brunei Darussalam look to be moving ahead, supported by progress on a regulatory framework for the bourse.

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam focused on flight

16 Mar 2016
Brunei aviation

The aviation industry in Brunei Darussalam is looking to expand its contribution to the economy, with a new code-sharing agreement and ongoing investment in flight training facilities expected to increase passenger figures and stimulate employment.