Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.
In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations.
Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
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Bhutan’s economic freedom score is 62.9, making its economy the 74th freest in the 2019 Index. Its overall score has increased by 1.1 points, with higher scores for judicial effectiveness, trade freedom, and labor freedom offsetting declines in business freedom and fiscal health. Bhutan is ranked 16th among 43 countries in the Asia–Pacific region, and its overall score is above the regional and world averages. The public sector has long been the main source of economic growth, but the government now recognizes that private-sector growth is crucial. Bhutan has made progress in modernizing its economic structure and reducing poverty. Economic diversification is now a higher priority, particularly with demographic shifts bringing more young people into the labor market. The government has acted to ensure greater security for property rights. Constraints on private-sector development include an inefficient regulatory framework, significant nontariff barriers to trade, and a rudimentary
The small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan transitioned from absolute monarchy to constitutional parliamentary democracy in 2008. Former Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay’s People’s Democratic Party, which won a majority in the National Assembly in 2013, lost unexpectedly to Lotay Tshering’s Bhutan United Party in October 2018 elections. Bhutan has one of the world’s smallest and least-developed economies. Until a few decades ago, the landlocked country was agrarian with few roads, little electricity, and no modern hospitals. Recent interregional economic cooperation, particularly involving trade with Bangladesh and India, is helping to encourage economic growth. Connections to global markets are limited and dominated by exports of hydropower to India, but those exports could increase if chronic construction delays are resolved.
Foreign Direct Investment in Bhutan increased by 237.80 BTN Million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Foreign Direct Investment in Bhutan averaged 236.33 BTN Million from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all-time high of 1979 BTN Million in the fourth quarter of 2012 and a record low of -1047.90 BTN Million in the third quarter of 2016.
Bhutan is ranked 81 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Bhutan deteriorated to 81 in 2018 from 75 in 2017. Ease of Doing Business in Bhutan averaged 108.64 from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all-time high of 146 in 2010 and a record low of 70 in 2014.
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