Information on Bhutan’s statistical production and dissemination practices is now available on the International Monetary Fund’s Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board. The country began participating in IMF’s General Data Dissemination System on May 11. This marks a major step toward developing Bhutan’s national statistical system and making it consistent with international standards and practices, according to Daw Tenzin, the managing director of Bhutan’s Royal Monetary Authority.

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