Bhutan | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 66.62 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 2.50 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 3.71 4.9 5.1 5.5 5.3 3.3 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.06 4.79 4.21 4.04 3.88 4.21 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 50863.50 50117 50950 51763 52594 62576 BTN Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -35828.70 -30885 -33681 -36478 -39274 -36517 Million BTN [+]
Exports 32704.50 35367 34211 33055 31899 32789 Million BTN [+]
Imports 68533.20 67370 69156 70942 72729 82696 Million BTN [+]
Current Account -41211.80 -39489 -39993 -40496 -41000 -40004 BTN Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -31.20 -34.02 -32.48 -30.95 -29.42 -33.73 percent [+]
Tourism Revenues 4.30 8.41 5.84 7.93 6.38 7.18 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4159.00 5804 4449 5424 4746 5021 [+]
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 118.60 102 102 102 102 87 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.20 0.05 -0.94 -1.95 -2.95 -1.67 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 65 65 65 65 65 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. 2/25/2017