Bhutan Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 531
No. Of products 332
No. Of partners 30
Imports (in US$ Mil) 992
No. Of products 3,266
No. Of partners 62

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.75
Index of export market penetration1.14
World Growth-0.02
Country Growth-9.03

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)136,160,925.73
Service exports (BoP, current US$)22,242,470.59
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)52.74
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)31.83

Bhutan top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India498 93.69
Bangladesh22 4.12
Italy2 0.44
Japan2 0.40
Nepal2 0.38
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India781 78.80
Korea, Rep.31 3.12
China25 2.51
Japan24 2.37
Austria18 1.77

Bhutan Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials60 11.39 111 11.16 0.70
Intermediate goods448 84.35 313 31.55 15.14
Consumer goods23 4.24 372 37.48 11.32
Capital goods0 0.01 188 18.98 2.63

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Electrical energy170,567.06
Ferro-silicon, conta ...125,809.08
Bars&rods, i/nas, ho ...27,082.14
Wire of refined copp ...23,913.71
Portland cement (exc ...22,615.59
Petroleum oils, etc, ...130,568.60
Ferrous products obt ...40,694.34
Wire of refined copp ...26,411.27
Wood charcoal18,573.36
Towers and lattice m ...17,105.59

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Bhutan

Tariffs 2007

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 11.10
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 378,464.63
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 9.97
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 54.12

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,540
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)3,040.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-531.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-20.91

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank89
Trading Across Borders Rank30

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.32
LPI Rank135