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Trade in Bhutan

Bhutan was the world’s 177th largest exporter of goods and 172nd largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $724 and $22 million USD respectively. Bhutan’s top export category was Agricultural products. In 2022, Bhutan’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to India, Bangladesh and Italy. In terms of imports, Bhutan is the world’s 180th largest importer of goods and 164th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $1.51 billion and $210 million USD respectively in 2022. Bhutan’s top import category was Agricultural products. Leading import partners were India, Korea, Republic of and China. Bhutan is part of 3 different Regional Trade Agreements, including India – Bhutan and South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA).
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General Information

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Official Name

Kingdom of Bhutan





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Legal System

civil law based on Buddhist religious law



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Financial Information

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Contact Information

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Links to other helpful resources

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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