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Bhutan Trade Summary

2008

Bhutan exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BHUTAN 2008

Overall Exports and Imports for Bhutan 2008

Exports and imports of Bhutan in 2008 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 521 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 543 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 190 products were exported to 33 countries and 3,133 products were imported from 49 countries.

Bhutan top 5 Export and Import partners 2008

Top five countries to which Bhutan exported in 2008 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Bhutan exports to India worth US$ 496 million, with a partner share of 95.08 percent.
  2. Bhutan exports to Bangladesh worth US$ 15 million, with a partner share of 2.80 percent.
  3. Bhutan exports to Nepal worth US$ 5 million, with a partner share of 0.87 percent.
  4. Bhutan exports to Hong Kong, China worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 0.47 percent.
  5. Bhutan exports to Japan worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 0.29 percent.

Top five countries from which Bhutan imported goods in 2008 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Bhutan imports from India worth US$ 402 million, with a partner share of 73.95 percent.
  2. Bhutan imports from Japan worth US$ 25 million, with a partner share of 4.69 percent.
  3. Bhutan imports from Singapore worth US$ 21 million, with a partner share of 3.91 percent.
  4. Bhutan imports from China worth US$ 20 million, with a partner share of 3.60 percent.
  5. Bhutan imports from Thailand worth US$ 10 million, with a partner share of 1.75 percent.

Bhutan Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2008

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Bhutan along with trade value are:

  1. Bhutan exported Electrical energy , worth 254,643.65 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Bhutan exported Ginger , worth 236,133.74 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Bhutan exported Oranges, fresh or dried , worth 5,686.44 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Bhutan exported Semi-fin prod, iron or non-alloy steel, cntg by , worth 3,679.18 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Bhutan exported Limestone flux; limestone and other calcareous , worth 2,893.49 (US$ Thousands).

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Bhutan along with trade value are

  1. Bhutan imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth 64,847.63 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Bhutan imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth 16,058.88 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Bhutan imported Automobiles with diesel engine displacing more , worth 15,778.19 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Bhutan imported Ferrous products obtained by direct reduction o , worth 15,730.94 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Bhutan imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth 12,948.96 (US$ Thousands).

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2008

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2008 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2008

Tariffs imposed by Bhutan in 2008 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2008

Key Development Indicators of Bhutan in 2008 are below

  • Bhutan GDP in current US dollar was 1,228 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,720.00 .
  • Bhutan Trade balance: as % of GDP was -9.40.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -115.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 109.40 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 14.29 .

Trade Indicators 2008

Trade Indicators for Bhutan in 2008 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.88.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.19.
  • World Growth in percentage was 7.43 and Bhutan Country Growth was -25.26 .