Trade and Business Information

The British Honorary Consulate is keen to promote and facilitate trade links between the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Potential opportunities for British companies may exist in fields such as:

  • Tourism and Hospitatility, including incentive tourism and conferences
  • Ecotourism development
  • Medicinal plants and natural products
  • High quality woven materials and products
  • Agriculture and agricultural products, including organic products and fruit juices
  • Alcoholic beverages aimed at niche markets
  • Hydropower development
  • Road and bridge construction and associated plant
  • Education
  • The Ministry of Economic Affairs has published a Foreign Direct Investment Policy.
    Given its geographical position, Bhutan has potential as a trade gateway to South Asia with its massive population base. It has a Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of India. It is an active member of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

    For further information, you are welcome to contact the Honorary Consulate.

    You may also find relevant information on the following websites:
    Ministry of Economic Affairs, Thimphu, Bhutan (
    Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (