Market Price information for the month of July

MoEA/OCP/PCD/PublicNotice/9/1210/2020/                                 19th August, 2020

Subject: Market Price Information of Essential Commodities

The Office of Consumer Protection, MoEA is pleased to publish the Market Price Information of essential commodities for July 2020 collected from major wholesalers and retailers of 20 Dzongkhags including Phuentsholing and Gelephu Thromde.

These are indicative prices to monitor and keep track of price movement in the market and provide information to consumers for informed purchase decision. It is also to serve as a price reference and a yardstick to compare and take appropriate actions in the event of price manipulation in the market by the business entities.

As a measure to monitor and control price increase in the market by unscrupulous business entities, the Office shall continue to collect, update and publish such market price information periodically.

Any increase in price unfairly or charge exorbitant price by unscrupulous business entities shall be dealt as per the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act of Bhutan 2012.

Office of Consumer Protection

Please find an attachment, the MPI of 20 Dzongkhags including Gelephu and Phuentsholing Thromde :

  1. Bumthang
  2. Chhukha
  3. Dagana
  4. Gasa
  5. Gelephu
  6. HAA
  7. Lhuntse
  8. Mongar
  9. Phuentsholing
  10. Pemagatshel
  11. Paro
  12. Punakha
  13. Sarpang
  14. Samtse
  15. SJongkhar
  16. Thimphu
  17. Tgang
  18. Trongsa
  19. Tsirang
  20. Tyangtse
  21. Wangdue
  22. Zhemgang