English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

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.

Bhutan and India to open three more trading points

Bhutan and India will open three new trading points for bilateral businesses.

A regulation for Deposit Taking Microfinance Institution to come into effect

A new Rules and Regulation for Deposit Taking Microfinance Institution will come into effect from today.

Orange growers of Sarpang unhappy with the business

Contrary to the past, orange growers in Sarpang have to take their yield to the exporters themselves, this time.

Hundreds line up at RMA to exchange Ngultrum with Rupees

Hundreds line up outside the Central Bank in Thimphu in a hope to exchange Ngultrum with Indian Rupees. Most of them are pilgrims waiting to go to visit holy sites in India.

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