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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

Muara Port Company Launched

Dato Paduka Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Finance who is also the CEO of Darussalam Assets Sdn Bhd, and Zhou Xiaoxi, Chairman of Guangxi Beibu Gulf Port Group together officiated the launching of the Muara Port Company Sdn Bhd yesterday. Continue...

Open Market for Cement

The Energy and Industry Department, Prime Minister’s Office would like to announce the abolishment of the existing cement import quota policy effective from 1st January 2017. Continue...

Penang International Halal Expo and Conference, Feb 24-26

Five local Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will be joining the 8th Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) 2017 taking place at the Spice Arena, in Penang, Malaysia from the 24th to 26th February 2017. Continue...

Saving one life at a time

A humble white kiosk housed on second floor of The Mall, Fiziq Enterprise came about after a nursing officer, with three decades of service, refused to call the curtain on his career in healthcare after retiring with the Ministry of Health in 2004. Continue...

New Fee Structure to Bring Transparency in Foreign Recruitment

As of March 1, 2017, all registered and licensed employment agencies in the country must display their fee structure for bringing foreign workers, especially maids, into the country. Continue...