Oil, LNG push Brunei’s July exports up by 34.5pc

Dhaka,  Monday,   2016-09-18
Published : 18 Sep 2016, 22:03:59

Oil, LNG push Brunei’s July exports up by 34.5pc

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 18 (Xinhua): Brunei's exports in July rose 34.5 per cent on month to 677.9 million Brunei dollars (495.6 million U.S.  dollars), according to the latest International Merchandise Trade Statistics released by Brunei's Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE).

July's mineral fuels exports including crude oil and liquefied natural gas exports, recorded the highest contribution at 472.6 million Brunei dollars (345.5 million U.S. dollars) of total exports followed by chemicals at 168.7 million Brunei dollars (123. 3 million U.S. dollars), The JPKE was quoted by local media as saying Sunday.

Most of Brunei's exports continued to go to Japan, which accounted for 26.1 per cent of the country's export market, followed by Singapore with 24.3 percent, India with 10.6 per cent and Australia with 8.6 per cent.

Meanwhile, Brunei's imports of goods in July decreased by 22.9 per cent monthly to 260.1 million Brunei dollars (190.1 million U.S. dollars).
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