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CIT grows by touch too small

Revenue:The combined corporate income tax (CIT) of 10 state-owned enterprises (SOEs), excluding the Druk Holding and Investment (DHI) companies, have grown by about 2 percent on an average annually since 2008.

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DHI puts brake on BEGIN programme

It will support Loden Foundation that has similar programmes

Entrepreneur: The Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) has decided to do away with its Business Entrepreneurship Growth and Innovation (BEGIN) Programme, to avoid recurring initiative.

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Demand for vehicle rises despite tax

Since 2009, the number of vehicles has increased by 51 percent 

Import: The lift on the ban of import of vehicles drove the State Trading Corporation of Bhutan (STCBL) to hike its profit by about 800 percent in the last six months.

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Lucrative start for apple export season

But export quantity is likely to drop by half of what was exported last year

Trade: The apple export season this year started on a lucrative scale. Market rate, exporters say is USD 700 a metric ton (MT), more than the season’s floor price of USD 650. A floor price is the minimum price prearranged for the fruit.

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LPG pricing justified: MoEA

The ministry refutes special audit findings 

Trade: Officials from the Ministry of Economic Affairs refuted the findings of the special audit on the inadmissible charges of home delivery cost and unjustified inclusion of depreciation costs in pricing of liquid petroleum gas (LPG), at a press conference yesterday.

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