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HIS MAJESTY'S TITAH EXCERPT
"The 8th NDP.. concentrate specifically towards a balanced socio-economic development, rapid development in human resources, development of Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) and value-added activities, encouragement in the service sectors including tourism and financial services, the wide use of information communication technology, and the continuous quality control of the environment."
  

 

   
 
 
   
Exhibitions

3RD MEGA PETRO EVENT 2003
27 -29 August 2003

MINDANAO TRADE EXPO (MTE) INTERNATIONAL 2003
11– 14 August 2003

  

Market Updates
CPI
119.9
Total Exports
BND 1,878.82 M
Total Imports
BND 514.55 M
Trade Surplus
BND 1,038.2 M
Exchange Rate
BND 1.7655 to USD 1
Brunei Crude Oil Price per Barrel
USD 27.58
Extracted from Brunei Economic Planning and Development Bulletin


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Videos
  Southeast Asian Countries Agree on Free Trade Zone
AP Video (Nov 6, 2001)
  Asian Leaders Arrive For Summit In Brunei
Reuters Video (Nov 4, 2001)

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Sultan at OIC Summit

His Majesty left for Kuala Lumpur to attend the 10th Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC).






 
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Economy
 
Economy
 
 

Brunei supports UN reform

  Brunei-S Korea bilateral summit
  Brunei too hit by oil and greenback slide  
Brunei safe haven for investors
 

Brunei strongly supported work on UN Security Council reform following divisions within the Council

 

His Majesty is scheduled to hold a bilateral summit meeting with President of the Republic of Korea,

 

BRUNEI could be in for some sobering times as the US dollar plunges and the world oil price begin to slide.

 

BEDB in promoting the country as an investment destination is slow but surely bearing fruit.

 
 
   
3rd June BIMP-EAGA delegates to meet in Manila
4th May Trade delegation leaves for Kuching
20th Apr Trade delegation to Pontianak a success
14th Apr Trade delegation leaves for Pontianak
14th Apr BBDBC to attend Tourism Mart Conference
28th Mar National chamber of commerce to host regional meet
16th Mar Woes of local business
15th Mar Sultan will lead the massive walkathon
26th Feb US envoy meets Chamber officials
 
  

 
FOCUS
"Firstly, we aim to attract foreign direct investment to develop downstream industries and the necessary infrastructure at Sungai Liang and second to develop Pulau Muara Besar. Secondly, the undertaking of a study to identify and prioritize industrial clusters with growth potential to complement these two major sites." said the Chairman of the Brunei Economic Development Board
 

   
The Brunei Malay dilemmas
"We the 'Melayus' should not just talk about our rights, we should not be so assertive as we plead for the helping hands, we should not appear to be so demanding in asking for the extensions of the helping hands."

   
Economic forum hoped to foster deeper cooperation
The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) forum serves as a valuable vehicle for the promotion of greater coordination and exchanges between institutions and countries
   
Re-emergence of SARS poses a threat to region
There was a recent warning made by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) was bound to return.
   
BIMP-EAGA members aim for major third markets
Foreign and domestic businessmen have expressed interests in investing in joint venture projects, including sea and air transport services, linking the four member nations of the BIMP-EAGA.
   
   
    Encouraging ‘e' activities  
 
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