Employees Trust Fund
Brunei Darussalam
Asia and Pacific

Ministry of Finance and Economy’s fiscal stimulus package of Brunei Darussalam

Implementation year
2020

During the pandemic, the Government of Brunei Darussalam introduced measures to address the impact of COVID-19 in the country. This was carried out with a “Whole of Nation Approach” – United in addressing the impact and challenges arising from the spread of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The steps undertaken are focused on three main components, namely, maintaining the well-being of the public, protecting jobs, and providing support for individuals as well as supporting and assisting businesses. The Employee Trust Fund (ETF) was entrusted to assist the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Brunei Darussalam to carry out the fiscal stimulus packages to relieve the impacted businesses and employees/individuals in the private sector effective 1 April 2020.

Topic:
Contribution collection and compliance
Social assistance
Social policies & programmes
Shocks & extreme events