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Energy and Industry Department, Prime Minister's Office recently established policies with the aim cater the need for a more comprehensive development of both the oil and gas sector as well as the non-oil and gas sector. Current priorities are on the development of selected industries under the purview of EIDPMO and efforts are made to provide a conducive and business-friendly environment to our local entrepreneurs and investors.


The main priorities for Industry under the Energy and Industry Department (EIDPMO) are:

  • To promote and strengthen the Halal Industry development, Innovative, Technology and Creative Industry Development, Cottage industry and Cooperatives
  • To provide a conducive Business Environment by making it easier of Doing Business in Brunei Darussalam
  • To promote the Local Business Development (LBD) through the Industry Competency Framework

Industry Highlights

DHgate looking to train 1,000 Bruneians to sell online

480 million residents in Southeast Asia are projected to be active online by 2020 according to a recent report – yet e-commerce penetration has yet to hit double digits, and no one player has established itself as the dominant market player. Continue...

A life beyond service

In in the brand new halls of a food court next to Giant Rimba, married couple Mustapha Hj Abd Wahab and Nuraini Abd Rahim took their first crack at business. Continue...

3-Day Exhibition Showcases Local Products

A three-day exhibition and sale of products by local entrepreneurs, including Brunei Halal products is being held at the Lobby of the International Convention Centre in Berakas. His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam toured the exhibition and sale which is in conjunction with the Isra' Mi'raj celebration. Continue...

Aspiring entrepreneurs credit programme for motivation and guidance

PERSEVERANCE and risk-taking are just some of the key traits required when embarking on the path of entrepreneurship, said several of the students in Universiti Brunei Darussalam’s (UBD) Incubation Programme who recently show-cased their skills and products at UBD’s ‘IncuFest 2017’. Continue...

Yu Lee developing Halal herbal seasonings and curry pastes to export to China

In a small shop lot, not more than 2,000 square feet, Khoo Tiong Hwa and his five staff haul 100 kilogrammes of fish at the start of each day. Continue...