Bhutan Hyundai Equipment introduces new construction machines

Along with the inauguration of its office, Bhutan Hyundai Equipment launched two construction machines, R210 and 140 imported from India, at Hotel Taj Tashi in Thimphu last week. According to the General Manager (GM), Pema Lodey, the machines are designed with the comfort of the operator and the profitability of owners in mind. “The operators […]

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People increasingly cashing in on online shopping

The advancement in internet and mobile technology has not only enhanced communication and information sharing culture among the Bhutanese, but it has also led to an exhilarating growth of doing business online that was unimaginable a few years ago. Goods and services are literally being sold online today and an increasing number of Bhutanese are […]

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Customs house agencies ease GST-filing procedure at checkpoint

Two customs house agencies (CHA), Government of India-approved clearing agents have started working at Jaigaon’s Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) port, formerly known as land customs checkpoint, to ease Goods and Services Tax (GST) procedures. The two CHAs working to assist truckers and customs officials are Chaudhary Associates and JL Goward and Company. The CHAs now […]

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Second expressway under construction

The construction of the second expressway along the Wangchhu from Druk School, Chanbangdu till Debsi has begun. According to Thimphu Thrompon Kinlay Dorjee, the works started a year back and formation cutting of more than one kilometer has been completed. The expressway starts from near Druk School which is connected to Changbangdu. “Now we are […]

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Medium-scale industries pummeled by losses

  They have lost about 80% of their market constituting Indian clientele Export-oriented medium scale industries in Phuentsholing are badly affected by the Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposed by the Indian government since July. Exports have plummeted by almost 80% for three months now as the major  market had been India. The industrialists say […]

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Power tariff revision benefits industries 

The power tariff revision in January this year has benefited High Voltage (HV) consumers, especially industries in Pasakha. Power tariff has always been one of the biggest bottlenecks for all industries. In 2016, many rounds of discussion were held with various stakeholders with regard to this issue. However, now the power tariff has been revised […]

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