List of companies of Bhutan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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[edit]

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.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Bhutan Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Thimphu 2011 Airline, part of Tashi Group
Bhutan Broadcasting Service Consumer services Media Thimphu 1973 State owned television broadcaster
Bhutan Observer Consumer services Media Thimphu 2006 Online newspaper
Bhutan Postal Corporation Industrials Industrial transportation Thimphu 1996 Postal services
Bhutan Times Consumer services Media Thimphu 2006
Bhutan Today Consumer services Media Thimphu 2008
Business Bhutan Consumer services Media Thimphu 2009
Druk Air Consumer services Travel & leisure Paro 1981 Flag carrier airline
Druk Yoedzer Consumer services Media Thimphu 2011
Kuensel Consumer services Media Thimphu 1967 State owned newspaper
Mountain Hazelnuts Group Consumer goods Food & beverage Thimphu 2008
Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Financials Insurance Thimphu 1975
Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan Financials Banks Thimphu 1982 Central Bank
Taj Tashi Consumer services Travel & leisure Thimphu 2008 5 star hotel
Tashi Group Conglomerate Phuntsholing 1959 Airline, technology, financials
The Bhutanese Consumer services Media Thimphu 2012
The Journalist Consumer services Media Thimphu 2009

References[edit]

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