The small, wealthy sultanate of Brunei Darussalam, with a population of under half a million people, remains heavily reliant on its oil and gas sector. But there have been deliberate attempts to diversify and attract investment into business areas such as halal services, business services, tourism, and the technology and creative sectors.
Standard Malay (official)
Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei Dollar (BND)
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS
Ranked 56 out of 190 economies (World Bank's Doing Business 2018)