Sultanate’s  economy 57th freest in 2021 Index

Brunei Darussalam’s economic freedom score is 66.6 making its economy the 57th freest in the 2021 Index, according to the 2021 Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation.

Its overall score is unchanged from 2020 with an improvement in the government spending score partially offsetting a decline in property rights. Brunei Darussalam is ranked 11th among 40 countries in the Asia–Pacific region. Its overall score is above the regional and world averages. According to the Economic Freedom Score, the regional average in the Asia-Pacific region is 60.2 while the world average is at 61.6.

More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin