Bhutan | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 68.05 69.56 70.25 70.93 71.61 81.84 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.50 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 6.9 percent [+]
GDP 2.06 2.01 1.98 1.94 1.91 2.02 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 2668.10 2586 2595 2604 2613 2836 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 7861.00 7720 7735 7750 7765 8491 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 2.60 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 3 percent [+]
Population 0.78 0.78 0.78 0.78 0.79 0.82 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 2.82 4.9 5.1 5.5 5.3 3.3 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.88 3.25 3.13 3.16 3.35 3.32 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 6.00 6 6 6 6 6 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 6.00 5.01 5.27 5.53 5.8 5.84 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 45298.60 46864 46036 45152 44211 27645 BTN Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -26021.60 -25640 -25511 -25381 -25252 -25190 Million BTN [+]
Exports 35901.80 35511 35990 36468 36946 40042 Million BTN [+]
Imports 61923.40 61250 62778 64306 65834 79152 Million BTN [+]
Current Account -36084.70 -32735 -33556 -34376 -35196 -39709 BTN Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -30.20 -29.01 -30.69 -32.37 -34.05 -28.17 percent [+]
Tourism Revenues 15.60 5.43 5.21 4.69 4.48 3.91 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 9023.00 5697 4404 5341 4696 4956 [+]
Terrorism Index 0.12 0.24 0.22 0.2 0.18 0.16 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 98.90 102 102 102 102 87 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.40 -1.53 -0.15 1.22 2.6 1.2 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 73.00 87.3 87.55 87.79 88.04 101 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.87 3.79 3.79 3.79 3.79 3.79 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 97.00 103 103 103 103 105 [+]
Corruption Index 65.00 63.97 64.22 64.47 64.72 62.08 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 27.00 31.66 31.45 31.23 31.02 40.27 [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Sales Tax Rate 50.00 50 50 50 50 50 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Bhutan including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Bhutan economy. 1/24/2017