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Brunei Darussalam's Foreign Trade Policy Objectives
  • To promote an outward looking and conducive environment for trade and investment in Brunei Darussalam.
  • Explore and identify market opportunities for Brunei Darussalam's business people.
  • To increase economic activities and contribute significantly to economic diversification (i.e. away from oil and gas).
  • Maximize benefits from involvement in international and regional fora.
Main Pillars of Brunei Darussalam's Foreign Trade Policy
  • The World Trade Organization (WTO) provides the stable framework of multilateral trade rules that ensure the freer flow of goods and services.
  • Participation in regional economic forums is based on the concept of "open regionalism".
  • Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with key trading partners can help to facilitate trade liberalization and strengthen trade links.
Guiding Principles of Brunei Darussalam's Foreign Trade Policy
  • Pursuit of free and open trade within the context of multilateral trade rules.
  • Support for an open, rules-based and non-discriminatory multilateral trading system.
  • Recognition of "open regionalism" as a building block towards multilateral trade liberalization.​
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