Brunei economy

Lawrey, Roger (2012) Brunei economy. In: The Far East and Australasia 2013. The Europa Regional Surveys of the World. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 146-153. ISBN 978-1-85743-662-4

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Abstract

Brunei Darussalam is a small, oil- and gas-dependent economy, which is continuing to strive for economic diversification and attempting to reduce its dependence on non-renewable resources. The sultanate has good physical infrastructure; free high-quality health care and education for its citizens; no personal income tax or sales taxes; heavily subsidized retail prices for petrol, diesel, electricity, rice and sugar that have remained unchanged for many years; and a relatively high material standard of living.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2013 00:15
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2017 00:02
Uncontrolled Keywords: GDP; economic growth; hydrocarbons; diversification
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140210 International Economics and International Finance
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140212 Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory)
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910199 Macroeconomics not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23895

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