List of companies of Bhutan

Location of Bhutan

Bhutan is a landlocked country and the second largest Himalayan state in Asia. Located in the Eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by China in the north and India in the south. Bhutan is separated from Nepal by the Indian state of Sikkim and from Bangladesh by the Indian states of West Bengal and Assam. With over 700,000 inhabitants, its population is the seventh largest in South Asia. Thimphu is its capital and largest city, while Phuntsholing is its financial and commercial center.

Bhutan has the second highest per capita income in South Asia after the Maldives. Hydroelectricity accounts for the major share of its exports.[1] The government is a parliamentary democracy.

Notable firms

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Bhutan Airlines Consumer services Airlines Thimphu 2011 Airline, part of Tashi Group
Bhutan Broadcasting Service Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Thimphu 1973 State owned television broadcaster
Bhutan Observer Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2006 Online newspaper
Bhutan Postal Corporation Industrials Delivery services Thimphu 1996 Postal services
Bhutan Times Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2006 Newspaper
Bhutan Today Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2008 Newspaper
Business Bhutan Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2009 Financial newspaper
Druk Air Consumer services Airlines Paro 1981 Flag carrier airline
Druk Yoedzer Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2011 Private newspaper
Kuensel Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 1967 State owned newspaper
Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Financials Full line insurance Thimphu 1975 Insurance
Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan Financials Banks Thimphu 1982 Central Bank
Taj Tashi Consumer services Hotels Thimphu 2008 5 star hotel
Tashi Group Conglomerates - Phuntsholing 1959 Airline, technology, financials
The Bhutanese Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2012 Newspaper
The Journalist Consumer services Publishing Thimphu 2009 Weekly newspaper


  1. ^ "Bhutan's Hydropower Sector: 12 Things to Know". Asian Development Bank. 30 January 2014.
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