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Investing in Brunei Darussalam
Pioneer Industries
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Post Pioneer Companies
Expansion Of Established Enterprises
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Production For Export
Export Of Services
International Trade Incentives
Foreign Loans For Productive Equipment
Investment Allowances
Warehousing And Servicing Incentives
Investment In New Technology Companies
Overseas Investment And Venture Capital Incentives
  • - The Minister may, on the application in prescribed form of any company which is manufacturing or proposes to  manufacture any export product or is engaged or proposes to  engaged in agriculture, forestry and fishery activities either wholly or partly for export, approved the company as  an export enterprise and issue the company an export enterprise certificate subject to such terms and conditions as he thinks fit.
  • - Every export enterprise shall specify the accounting period in which it is expected that the export sales of the export product or export produce-
              a. Will be not less 20% of the value of its total sales; and
              b. Will not be less than $20,000

Tax Relief Period



not a pioneer enterprise

8 years

being a pioneer enterprise

6 years


Not more than 11 years in total

Where an export enterprise has incurred or is intending to incur a fixed capital expenditure of-

  • - Not less than $50 million; or
  • - Not less than $500,000 but less than $50 million and,
  • - More than 40% of paid-up capital of export enterprise is held by citizens and persons to whom a resident permit has granted under regulations made under Immigration Act (chapter 17) and the export enterprise will promote or enhance the economic or technological development of Brunei Darussalam.

Tax Relief Period



Not a pioneer enterprise

15 years

Pioneer enterprise

15 years

Investment Incentives

  • - Exemption from income tax
  • - Exemption from import duties on machinery, equipment, component parts, accessories or building structures
  • - Exemption from import duties on raw material