Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Bhutan expanded 5.20 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Bhutan averaged 7.80 Percent from 1996 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 17.90 Percent in 2007 and a record low of 4 Percent in 2003. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Bhutan is reported by the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan.
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Bhutan’s economy, one of the smallest in the world, has been growing consistently in recent years. Bhutan’s overall development strategy is assessed according to the expected impact on the Gross National Happiness indicator, by focusing on providing the population with basic needs, maintaining social cohesion and pursuing sustainable environmental policies. The most important sectors of the economy are hydroelectricity, tourism and agriculture. The government has focused on the development of low volume, high quality tourism, as a way to protect the environment and mitigate the impact of disrupting influences on the domestic culture. Bhutan maintains close fiscal and trading ties with India. Electricity sales to India account for the country's largest share of foreign currency earnings. This page provides - Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.