Public debt increased by 4% in June-end

The total public debt accounted for 130.9% of the FY 2021-22 GDP estimate The total public debt increased by Nu 9.8bn in the three months period from April to June end of this year. The total public debt was at Nu 257.58bn as of June this year, while it was Nu 247.68bn at March end […]

Bhutan’s glaciers contribute significantly to total water resources

Bhutan’s economy relies heavily on hydropower and agriculture. Sale of electricity to India contributes almost 20 percent to the national revenue and agriculture constitutes 20 percent of the country’s GDP. But rising global temperature, change in land use and deforestation are raising new concerns of how decreasing water volume would impact these two prominent economic […]