Cost of food in Bhutan increased 2.70 percent in August of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Bhutan averaged 6.34 percent from 2002 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18.72 percent in June of 2012 and a record low of -0.50 percent in March of 2013.
Food Inflation in Bhutan is expected to be 7.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Bhutan to stand at 6.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bhutan Food Inflation is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.