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56 pages

Published

January 2018

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On a semi-annual basis

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Comprehensive View On The Economy

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters to Bhutan’s economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the Bhutan’s economy in relation to other economies in the region?
  • What is the size of Bhutan’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Bhutan? Is it favourable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of Bhutan’s GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the Bhutan’s economy rely on external trade?
  • How does economic freedom in Bhutan compare to others?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Bhutan’s competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the Bhutan’s economy in?
  • What is the minimum wage in Bhutan and how does it compare with others?
  • How competitive is Bhutan?
  • How are Bhutan’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Bhutan?
  • How good is Bhutan in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in Bhutan?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Bhutan’s economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Bhutan?
  • What is the poverty rate in Bhutan and how does it compare to others?
  • Is unemployment a problem Bhutan?
  • How is income distributed in Bhutan and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Bhutan?
  • How has quality of life in Bhutan changed over the years?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Bhutan’s recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Bhutan’s economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the Bhutan’s economy in the last year?
  • What were the source of growth for Bhutan’s economy in recent years?
  • What is the growth outlook for Bhutan’s economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Bhutan’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in Bhutan and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Bhutan’s banking sector?
  • What is the fiscal risk in Bhutan?
  • What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for Bhutan?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the BTN performed compared to other currencies?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report October 2017.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Bhutan and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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