1. Establishment of diplomatic relations: October 3, 1997
In December 2021 H.E. Mrs. Kateryna Zelenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Singapore was appointed as the Ambassador of Ukraine to Brunei Darussalam (non-resident).
The Permanent Mission of Brunei to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva is concurrently covering Ukraine.
2. Political cooperation
March 7-9, 2004 – official visit of the President of Ukraine to Brunei Darussalam.
June 17-20, 2004 – official visit of Sultan of Brunei Darussalam to Ukraine.
March 29-31, 2011 – state visit of the President of Ukraine to Brunei Darussalam.
January 13-14, 2017 – official visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to Brunei Darussalam.
November 09, 2022 - meeting of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine with the Second Minister for Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam on the sidelines of the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits (Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia).
November 22, 2022 - meeting of the First Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Ukraine with the Speaker of the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam on the sidelines of the 43rd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly – AIPA (Phnom Penh, Cambodia).
Brunei Darussalam MFA made a statement in response to a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine of 24.02.2022 and supported the UNGA Resolution A/RES/ES-11/1 «Aggresion against Ukraine», A/RES/ES-11/4 «Territorial integrity of Ukraine: defending the principles of the Charter of the United Nations», A/RES/ES-11/6 «Principles of the Charter of the United Nations underlying a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in Ukraine».
3. Trade and economic cooperation
According to the State Customs Service of Ukraine, in 2022 the volume of bilateral trade amounted to 25,88 thousand USD.
The insignificant development of bilateral trade and economic cooperation is due to the geographical distance of the countries, low number of inhabitants of Brunei (445 thousand), specificity of consumer preferences.
4. Legal framework
As of June 2023, there are 6 bilateral agreements and memorandums between Ukraine and Brunei.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei - www.mfa.gov.bn;
Brunei Economic Development Board - www.bedb.com.bn