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        ​About Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD)

1. What is the role of Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD)?

AMBD is a statutory body that acts as the central bank of Brunei Darussalam. AMBD undertakes the formulation and implementation of monetary policies, the regulation and supervision of financial institutions as well as currency management. Prior to the establishment of AMBD, these functions were carried out by the following divisions from Ministry of Finance:

    • ​​Financial Institutions Division (FID) which supervised financial institutions;
    • Brunei Currency and Monetary Board (BCMB) which was responsible for the issuance and management of the currency and coins;
    • Brunei International Financial Centre (BIFC) which was responsible in developing Brunei Darussalam as an International Financial Centre; and
    • Research and International Division (RID) which focused on research and international matters.


2.  What are the objectives of AMBD?

In accordance to Section 4(1) of the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam Order, 2010, the principal objectives of AMBD are:

    1.   ​To achieve and maintain domestic price stability;
    2.  To ensure the stability of the financial system, in particular by formulating financial regulation and prudential standards;
    3. To assist in the establishment and functioning of efficient payment system and to oversee them; and
    4. To foster and develop a sound and progressive financial services sector.

3.  What positions are available at AMBD?

For information on vacancies in AMBD, please go to our Career Opportunities page.

4.  Who are we looking for?

AMBD invites experts, mid-career professionals, graduates and support staff who are highly driven with a wide range of skills and talents to be a part of our reputable organisation.  For more info, please visit our Career Opportunities page.​​