English | Dzongkha Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Bhutan wants to raise its ranking in ease of doing business

The government commits to take Bhutan to the top 50 in ease of doing business ranking. Currently, the country is ranked at 73 out of 190 nations across the globe.

Business students unleash their creativity at G-fest

Students of Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS) go beyond the classroom learning to unleash their business creativity, decision-making and innovations.

Broom cultivation thrives in Sarpang

A growing number of farmers in Sarpang have taken up broom cultivation over the years. Currently, there are seven farmers’ groups in Shompangkha that are actively engaged in broom cultivation. Each group has 20 to 30 members.

Global Money Week to promote financial education, inclusion

A series of events will be organised this week as Bhutan marks the Global Money Week. With the theme- Learn. Save. Earn- the week will be devoted towards promoting financial education and inclusion.

Bhutan proposes 16-item list for duty exemption from Bangladesh

Bhutan is seeking exemption of customs duty on 16 more products that the country exports to Bangladesh. The Bhutanese delegation presented the 16-item list at the 4th Bhutan-Bangladesh Commerce Secretary level meeting held in Thimphu yesterday.

A start-up business manufactures customised Bhutanese fabrics

A start-up business in the capital by a young entrepreneur introduces a technology that can manufacture customised Bhutanese fabrics and products.

Farmers inspired to take up farming for self-sufficiency

The government’s mandate to decrease import and encourage local produce for self-sufficiency has inspired farmers in rural areas.

Revised Minimum Lending Rate drops by almost a percent

People are expected to get loans from the financial institutions at lower interest rates. The revised Minimum Lending Rate (MLR) saw a drop by nearly one percent from 6.75 percent last year.

Opening of a sales counter brings hope to the farmers of Yoeseltse

Farmers of Yoeseltse Gewog in Samtse are all smiles as the district’s first ever livestock sales counter was inaugurated, today.

Freezing of Rupee takes toll on Bhutanese farmers

Almost 200 farmers from western and central Bhutan who auctioned the potatoes in Phuentshogling haven’t gotten their money yet. Farmers have auctioned the potatoes at the Sersang Auction Yard, a privately operated agency, since December 15, last year.

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