Bhutan | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 67.50 68.64 69.32 70 70.68 81.55 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.50 6.2 9.5 9.5 9.5 6.9 percent [+]
GDP 1.96 1.91 1.92 1.94 1.95 2.02 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 2580.00 2613 2628 2643 2658 2836 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 7601.37 7765 7810 7854 7899 8491 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 2.60 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 3 percent [+]
Population 0.78 0.79 0.79 0.79 0.79 0.82 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 3.31 4 4.9 5.1 5.5 3.3 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.54 3.19 3.06 2.97 3.06 3.16 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 6.00 6 6 6 6 6 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 6.00 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.84 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 47876.40 44163 43932 43657 43338 35357 BTN Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade -26021.60 -25252 -25312 -25373 -25433 -25190 Million BTN [+]
Exports 35901.80 36946 36979 37011 37043 40042 Million BTN [+]
Imports 61923.40 65834 66541 67247 67953 79152 Million BTN [+]
Current Account -36084.70 -35196 -35814 -36433 -37051 -39709 BTN Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -30.20 -34.05 -33.09 -32.12 -31.16 -28.17 percent [+]
Tourism Revenues 3.80 4.9 4.46 4.18 3.94 3.54 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4928.00 3845 4400 4060 4260 4187 [+]
Terrorism Index 0.12 0.18 0.17 0.16 0.15 0.16 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 98.90 105 102 102 102 87 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.40 2.6 1.63 0.66 -0.3 1.2 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 73.00 87.05 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 64.72 65.01 65.31 65.6 62.08 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 27.00 31.02 31.49 31.97 32.44 40.27 [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 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. 12/9/2016