Tag Archives: FCB

Change in import method will not affect vegetable vendors

The announcement, of the Food Corporation of Bhutan (FCB) as the wholesale agent for all the vegetable vendors was a cause for concern among the vendors who are already worried over the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA)’s decision to stop issuing Indian Rupee from June first week. Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley, …

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Wholesale cartel makes 216% profit on imported vegetables

A study by Department of Agriculture and Marketing Co-operatives shows that Bhutanese kitchens pay exorbitantly high rates and recommends that FCB take over wholesale of vegetables to bring down prices   Next time you visit the Centenary Farmer’s Market in Thimphu make sure that you drive a hard bargain. A study by the Department …

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