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  • Import of Meat products from India in 2019

    This statistical release is based on analysis of import data sourced from Bhutan Trade Statistics, published by Department of Revenue and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Royal Government of Bhutan. It presents volume and value of import of meat products from India during the period from Jan-Dec 2019, and the same is compared to Jan-Dec 2018. The import of meat products from rest of the world is negligible and therefore, it is not presented here.

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  • Agriculture & Horticulture products auctioned 2019

    This statistical release is based on the analysis of major crops auctioned by Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL). The head office of FCBL is located in Phuntsholing supported by three regional offices at Gelephu, Sumdrup Jongkhar and Thimphu. It has 23 depots, five retail outlets and 173 farm shops catering business and services to relevant clients across the country. The release presents volume and value of different commodities (potato, vegetables, pulses, species, citrus and other fruits) auctioned during the period from January to December 2019.

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  • Gewog Agriculture Statistics (GAS 2018)

    Gewog Agriculture Statistics (GAS) provides disaggregated information of gewog level agriculture production statistics based on the RNR Census 2019. The GAS is important as it provides detailed information to enhance our understanding of the gewog agriculture operations of the holdings in the country. It presents information that will enhance the evidence-based decisions to develop and implement effective policies and programs related to RNR sector in the country. The release covers the information pertaining to land and land use, crops cultivated by small scale holders (farmers) and their production by gewog in the country. This data also serves as the benchmark information for RNR sector which are essential for economic development planning purposes and to provide a frame for follow-up surveys in future. Bhutanese farming population predominantly practice mixed cropping growing a large variety of crops. The RNR Census 2019 recorded 11 cereals, 9 oilseeds and legumes, 5 roots and tubers, 20 vegetables and 28 fruits or permanent crops.

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  • Supply of forest products by NRDCL

    The Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRDCL) has been functional since February 1984, and under the Royal Charter-1984 as the then Bhutan Logging Corporation (BLC). It was then renamed as Forestry Development Corporation (FDCL) in 1996. A Royal Kasho issued by His Majesty the King, 5 th Druk Gyalpo on 12th June 2007 during the 87th National Assembly session, gave the additional mandates to look into the allocation and use of sand and stone which are scarce resources of the country. further, following the executive order of then the Prime Minister vide PM/01/07/571 dated 7 th November 2007, FDCL was re-structured as Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRDCL). This statistical release is based on data sourced from NRDCL to give readers the sense as per the following objectives. The release is prepared based on the latest data on the supply of timber, firewood, sand, stone and boulder as of December 2019.

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