Bhutan: Trade freedom

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Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 38
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2024
 Average 53
 Min - Max 38 - 79
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 2009 to 2024. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 53 points with a minimum of 38 points in 2023 and a maximum of 79 points in 2019. The latest value from 2024 is 38 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Trade freedom - historical chart - 2009-2024

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).

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