Economy of Bhutan

Imports
Imports commoditiesfuel and lubricants, passenger cars, machinery and parts, fabrics, rice
Exports
Exports commoditieselectricity (to India), ferrosilicon, cement, calcium carbide, copper wire, manganese, vegetable oil
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsrice, corn, root crops, citrus; dairy products, eggs
Industrial productscement, wood products, processed fruits, alcoholic beverages, calcium carbide, tourism
Economy
Inflation8.90 % (2011)
Unemployment2.10 % (2013)2.10 % (2012)3.10 % (2011)
Unemployment of Bhutan
GDP - Official Exchange Rate2.13 Billion $ (2013)2.14 Billion $ (2012)1.84 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Bhutan
GDP growth rate5.80 % (2013)9.20 % (2012)5.30 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Bhutan
GDP per Capita (PPP)7,000 $ (2013)6,600 $ (2012)5,900 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Bhutan
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity5.24 Billion $ (2013)4.88 Billion $ (2012)4.38 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Bhutan
GDP PPP per land area136 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)127 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)114 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Bhutan
ElectricityBanking
Commercial bank prime lending rate14.0 % (2013)14.0 % (2012)14.5 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Bhutan
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP13.8 % (2013)14.7 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP41.2 % (2013)41.8 % (2012)
Services % of GDP45.0 % (2013)39.0 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals105 Thousand (2012)66,000 (2011)41,000 (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Bhutan
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio14.2 % (2012)9.32 % (2011)5.72 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Bhutan
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)38.9 % of GDP (2013)44.1 % of GDP (2012)64.0 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Bhutan
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-24.24 % of GDP (2013)-20.51 % of GDP (2012)-28.59 % of GDP (2011)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Bhutan
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)87.1 % of GNI (2012)60.6 % of GNI (2011)60.6 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Bhutan
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)6.85 % of total external debt (2012)0.76 % of total external debt (2011)0.66 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Bhutan
Current Account Balance (Total)402 Million $ (2013)-311.60 Million $ (2012)-526.21 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Bhutan
External Debt (Total)1.46 Billion $ (2012)1.28 Billion $ (2011)907 Million $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of Bhutan
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)68.3 % of GDP (2012)69.3 % of GDP (2011)64.3 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Bhutan
External Debt per Capita1,967 $ (2012)1,800 $ (2011)1,266 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of Bhutan