Bhutan: Trade freedom

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Bhutan

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 38
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2023
 Average 54
 Min - Max 38 - 79
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 2009 to 2023. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 54 points with a minimum of 38 points in 2023 and a maximum of 79 points in 2019. The latest value from 2023 is 38 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 175 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Bhutan - Trade freedom - recent values

Historical chart
Bhutan - Trade freedom - historical chart - 2009-2023




The Trade Freedom index for Bhutan measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 67 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 72 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 79 2023 points
 Business freedom 63 2023 points
 Labor freedom 57 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 65.60 2023 points
 Trade freedom 38 2023 points
 Investment freedom 20 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 59 2023 index points
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK