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Bhutan Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Bhutan

Overall Exports and Imports for Bhutan 2012

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 531 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 992 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 332 products are exported to 30 countries and 3,266 products are imported from 62 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

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

  • Bhutan exported Electrical energy , worth US$ 170,567.06 million.
  • Bhutan exported Ferro-silicon, containing by weight more than 5 , worth US$ 125,809.08 million.
  • Bhutan exported Bars&rods, i/nas, hot rlld drawn or extruded of , worth US$ 27,082.14 million.
  • Bhutan exported Wire of refined copper of which the max cross s , worth US$ 23,913.71 million.
  • Bhutan exported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 22,615.59 million.

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

  • Bhutan imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 130,568.60 million.
  • Bhutan imported Ferrous products obtained by direct reduction o , worth US$ 40,694.34 million.
  • Bhutan imported Wire of refined copper of which the max cross s , worth US$ 26,411.27 million.
  • Bhutan imported Wood charcoal , worth US$ 18,573.36 million.
  • Bhutan imported Towers and lattice masts, iron or steel , worth US$ 17,105.59 million.

Bhutan top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

The top five countries to which Bhutan exported 2012 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Bhutan exports to India worth US$ 498 million, with a partner share of 93.69 percent.
  2. Bhutan exports to Bangladesh worth US$ 22 million, with a partner share of 4.12 percent.
  3. Bhutan exports to Italy worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 0.44 percent.
  4. Bhutan exports to Japan worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 0.40 percent.
  5. Bhutan exports to Nepal worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 0.38 percent.

The top five countries to which Bhutan imported goods 2012 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Bhutan imports from India worth US$ 781 million, with a partner share of 78.80 percent.
  2. Bhutan imports from Korea, Rep. worth US$ 31 million, with a partner share of 3.12 percent.
  3. Bhutan imports from China worth US$ 25 million, with a partner share of 2.51 percent.
  4. Bhutan imports from Japan worth US$ 24 million, with a partner share of 2.37 percent.
  5. Bhutan imports from Austria worth US$ 18 million, with a partner share of 1.77 percent.

Bhutan Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2007

Tariffs imposed by Bhutan in 2007 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 11.10.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 9.97.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 378,464.63 and duty free tariff line items share is 54.12.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Bhutan World Development Indicators (WDI) 2019

Key Development Indicators of Bhutan in 2019 are below

WDI

Bhutan Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Bhutan is 89.
  • The trade across border rank is 30.
Doing Business

Bhutan Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 3.50.
CPIA

BhutanLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Bhutan in 2016 is 2.32.
  • The LPI rank is 135.
LPI

Bhutan Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Bhutan is not available.
SPRD