What does Brunei mean?
Brunei (/ b r uː ˈ n aɪ / broo-NYE; Malay: ), officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Malay: Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi: نڬارا بروني دارالسلام ), is a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
Who owns Brunei’s oil?
The Brunei Shell Petroleum company, which is half owned by the Brunei government and half by Royal Dutch Shell, produces most of the output. The government was well aware of the need to diversify the economy, but doing so had not been easy.
What is the ethnic make-up of Brunei?
Remember this is only a very basic level introduction to Brunei culture and the people; it cannot account for the diversity within Bruneian society and is not meant in any way to stereotype all Bruneian people you may meet! Ethnic Make-up: Malay 66.3%, Chinese 11.2%, indigenous 3.4%, other 19.1% (2018 est.)
How much money does Brunei export?
In 2019, Brunei exported a total of $7B, making it the number 103 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Brunei have changed by -$3.54B from $10.5B in 2014 to $7B in 2019.