MoEA identifies strategies to revive the economy

Economic Affairs Minister outlines a gamut of strategies identified by the ministry to revive the economy The COVID-19 has stalled the economy as a whole and in particular, trading, hotel and tourism, and the construction sector. Along with it, cottage and small manufacturing units have taken a severe hit. However, according to the Minister of […]

Govt. should focus on productivity-related growth, says economist

With the impact of COVID-19 on the economy following the second lockdown, professor in economics at the Royal Thimphu College. Sanjeev Mehta said the government should focus on productivity-related growth to help recover the economy. He said the challenge is to ensure early recovery of the economy. “It is not an easy task. Countries throughout […]

Value of stock exchange in secondary market decreases last year

The decrease in value is due to decrease in price of shares as compared to 2019 The value of stock exchange in the secondary market decreased last year as compared to 2019. However, the volume of shares traded increased. Last year, 24.68mn shares were traded for Nu 863.07mn and in 2019, 23.61mn shares were traded […]

19th Annual Film Awards to be held on February 21

Films covering both 2019 and 2020 will be judged separately for the two years The National Film Commission of Bhutan (NFC) will organize the 19th Annual Film Awards of Bhutan (previously referred as the National Film Awards) on February 21, 2021, coinciding with the 41st Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King as a tribute […]