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Govt. clueless and economy in distress: Opposition

Opposition asks the govt. to work on the economy on a war footing

Economy: Contradicting the government’s claim of inheriting an “empty coffer” and making a vigorous improvement in the economic front, the opposition party claims that the government has put the economy in distress.

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What’s on the tree?

Yearender/Outlook: Pondering over the Sheep’s yield, the Monkey is likely to cart a wagonload of national fortune, at least on the economic front.

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Two economic indices, two different ranking

According to Heritage Foundation, Bhutan is one of the “mostly un-free economy”

Ranking: Three months after the Economic Freedom Network (EFN) declared Bhutan as the 87th freest economy among 157 countries, Heritage Foundation, a conservative research think tank based in Washington, labeled the country as ‘mostly un-free’ nation placed at 97th among 178 countries.

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Small scale illegal currency exchange thrives down south

The Jaigaon Merchant Association assures that it will look into the issue and report it to the district administration if it continues

INR: Despite exchange counters being opened to solve the disparity between the Indian rupee and ngultrum, illegal buying and selling of rupees in the border town of Jaigaon still thrives.

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Indian traders to avail INR

...from Bhutanese exchange counters Rupee: Royal Monetary Authority’s (RMA) two exchange counters at Phuentsholing will start catering to Indian traders of Jaigaon from next month.

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