Digital payments on the rise

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Digital payment transactions have seen a significant jump amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Royal Monetary Authority’s (RMA) report on the Covid-19 impact on Payments in Bhutan.

No moratorium on loans, bankers only being prudent

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Bankers raised numerous concerns including defaulting on loans, credit exposure, and lack of investment in the economy, when they met the ministers of economic affairs and finance,
Lyonpo Loknath Sharma launch the energy efficiency and conservation policy and energy efficiency roadmapKuensel

Energy savings can top up Nu 336M annually in revenue

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The government could bring in additional revenue of Nu 336M annually by improving energy efficiency and standards in four major sectors: building, appliances, transport and industry.
Bad year for cardamomkuensel

Bad year for cardamom

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Cardamom price this year has not improved after it plummeted in the beginning of the year.

Steel price drop deflates PPI in Q2

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Change in prices, as measured by the producer price index (PPI) has experienced a deflation in the second quarter (April, May and June) of 2019, as compared with the same period last year.

M-Cap increases by Nu 20B in a year

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Even with the possible delisting of few companies and suspension of trading of few stocks, market capitalization (M-Cap) has crossed Nu 51B.

Mid-year trade deficit close to Nu 20B

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Going by the trade statistics, the country’s effort to promote export and substitute import is a far-fetched dream, which has been suffering from a serious deficit since 2011.

Fuel price down by a few Chhetrums

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After four consecutive hikes in fuel price this year, the prices of petrol and diesel was slashed by Nu 0.06 and Nu 0.09 respectively. The price cut came into effective since last midnight.

Is the economy overheating again?

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More than four years since the temporary measures on loan and import restrictions were lifted in 2014, the country’s domestic credit has swelled by more than Nu 60 B.

Inflation down to 2.98 percent in March 

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The consumer price index (CPI) or year-on-year inflation in March,…

Demand for shares soars as supply stagnates

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The country’s capital market is witnessing a strange development…

FIs record a net profit of Nu 802M

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The five commercial banks and three non-banking financial institutions…

Fuel prices drop on New Year

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The fuel prices in the country dropped from midnight yesterday. After…