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Group formed to export farmers’ produce to third countries

Bhutan Export Business Line (BEBL), an export-oriented business in Phuentsholing is hopeful to take Bhutanese exports to the next level. Formed by Bhutanese business individuals, the association has already started exporting country’s commodities into third countries. Since most of the Bhutanese commodities are absorbed within the Indian market, BEBL feels that

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Potatoes at S/Jongkhar auction yard fetch better prices this year

Potato farmers from the eastern dzongkhags are getting better prices for their produce than last year at the auction yard in SamdrupJongkhar. Along with the prices, production has also increased this year. From May this year, farmers who auctioned their potatoes fetched double the prices they got last year. Food Corporation of

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S/Jongkhar to re-introduce parking fee system

SamdrupJongkharthromde authorities had earlier introduced parking fee system in town but withdrawn it because residents were disgruntled over it. However, plans to re-introduce the parking fee system are in the pipeline. SamdrupJongkharThrompon Karma SherabTobgyal said that the first time, people were unaware of the system and were unhappy because the authorities rushed

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Labor agent proliferation heats up competition

   Steady increase in the numbers of Foreign Workers Recruitment Agents (FWRA) has fueled competition resulting in detriment of individual agent’s business. Steady increase in the numbers of Foreign Workers Recruitment Agents (FWRA) has fueled competition resulting in detriment of individual agent’s business. These labor recruitment agents were already up against bigger construction

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