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  • Statistics on supply of Timber, Stones and Sand by NRDCL as of December 2018

    The Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRDCL) has been functional since February 1984, then known as Bhutan Logging Corporation (BLC) under the Royal Charter-1984. The name of the corporation was changed to Forestry Development Corporation (FDCL) in 1996. A Royal Kasho was issued by His Majesty the King, 5th Druk Gyalpo on 12th June 2007 during the 87th National Assembly session to look into the allocation and use of sand and stone which are scarce resources of the country. Following the executive order issued by the Prime Minister vide PM/01/07/571 dated 7th November 2007, the Forestry Development Corporation Limited (FDCL) was re-structured to form the Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRDCL) with a mandate to extract and market sand and stone at affordable prices in addition to timber business.

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  • Statistics on import of major food items from India during Jan-Dec 2018

    This statistical release is based on analysis of import data sourced from Bhutan Trade Statistics, published by the Department of Revenue and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Royal Government of Bhutan. It presents volume and value of import of major food items from India during the period Jan-Dec 2018, and the same for Jan-Dec 2017 is also presented for comparison, to give a sense of the trend in import. Import of the same items from countries other than India was found negligible and hence not presented here.

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  • Statistics on Agriculture and Horticulture Inputs supplied during January-December 2018

    This statistical release is based on the agriculture and horticulture inputs data sourced from the National Seed Centre (NSC) for the period January-December 2018. Agriculture and horticulture inputs include seeds, seedlings, and fertilizers to enhance agriculture production. It presents the production of inputs (seeds & seedlings), Dzongkhag wise distribution of agriculture and horticulture inputs and the price list of inputs from January to December 2018 year.

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  • Statistics on auction of major crops during January -December 2018

    This statistical release is based on analysis of auction data on major crops provided by Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL). It presents the annual volume and value of major crops auctioned by FCBL during the period January-December 2018. Information on the auction of crops in terms of volume and value of major crops for the same period in 2017 is also presented in this release, to give a sense of trend in auction of crops.

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  • Farm Road Atlas

    Recognizing the need and importance of spatial farm road data for monitoring and planning purposes, the Geographic InformationSystem and Remote Sensing Section (GIS&RSS) of the Renewable Natural Resources Statistics Division (RSD), is please to publish this Atlas on farm roads in Bhutan. It is an update on the farm road atlas of 2017, using data from various sources. It presents spatial map of roads, in particular farm roads, zig-zagging across the country side and gives viewers an idea of the level of connectivity of rural communities to the major national highways and accessibility to markets.

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