Sunday, 24th January 2021
Local Market Prices
Commodity Unit Max    Min
National Retail Prices
Apple Kg 350 250
Avocado Kg 450 100
Banana Dozen 150 50
Beans Kg 250 100
Bitter Gourd Kg 100 60
Broccoli Kg 150 50
Butter Kg 500 400
Cabbage Kg 70 40
Carrot Kg 100 50
Cauliflower Kg 200 100
Cheese Kg 600 360
Chili (Big) Kg 450 250
Chili (small) Kg 600 500
Cucumber Kg 100 50
Damroo Kg 90 25
Egg Dozen 180 120
Egg Plant Kg 100 40
Garlic Kg 600 200
Ginger Kg 200 100
Green leaves Kg 80 40
Kiwi Kg 300 300
Mango Kg 300 200
Milk Ltr 65 50
Mushroom Oyster Kg 300 150
Onion Kg 100 60
Orange Kg 150 70
Peas Kg 150 60
Potato Kg 80 40
Pumpkin Kg 80 30
Radish Kg 60 30
Slipper Gourd Kg 100 100
Tomato Kg 100 60
Turnip Kg 30 25
Water melon Kg 100 60
Wheat Flour Kg 80 70
National Auction Prices
No new prices since 4 weeks

Agricultural Market Information System

AMIS Mobile Application

Android devices

All devices including Apple devices


Visitors Counter
Flag Counter
About DAMC

 

Brief Introduction to Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Royal Government of Bhutan

1. Introduction

Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC) was established in October 2009 and started to operate as a Department from March 2010 with the appointment of a Director. The main reasons for its establishment are: Firstly, to better equip and prepare the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests to cater to the needs of the rapid transition of the Agriculture sector from a primarily subsistence to a major market economy. Secondly, to strengthen the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests to effectively implement the Cooperative (Amendment) Act of Bhutan, 2009 (CAB 2009).  The department has the following vision, mission and strategic goals.

2. Vision: 
A vibrant and responsive marketing and cooperative institution, supporting profitable and people-centered marketing of RNR products, for both domestic and international markets contributing to sustainable socio-economic development.

3. Mission: 
To promote marketing of RNR products through promoting efficient and effective marketing systems, facilitating institutional linkages and strengthening farmers groups and cooperatives.

4. Mandates

The following are the Mandates of the Department:

  • Transforming the RNR sectors from subsistence to market oriented farming in order to bring improvements in rural economy.
  • To support economic and social empowerment through development of farmers group and cooperatives
  • To improve economic efficiency and viability of RNR production and marketing through organization and development of farmers group and cooperatives
  • To support sustainable and effective management and production of RNR products market research, intelligence, information and studies.
  • To establish efficient and effective marketing system to promote domestic and export markets through development of infrastructures.

5. Functions

  • Registration of FGs/Cooperatives and income generation
  • Facilitate Credit Cooperatives and funding
  • Capacity building/strengthening of FGs/Cooperatives, Entrepreneurs and RNR extension on Cooperative strengthening and Marketing
  • Facilitate access to marketing equipment and post-harvest facilities
  • Conduct market studies for major RNR products
  • Promote commercial farming and agribusinesses
  • Promote Domestic and Export market (market linkage)
  • Develop and strengthen Market intelligence and information system
  • Establish/Develop market infrastructures
  • Develop policies, strategies and guidelines related to RNR Marketing

 6. Contact:

Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives , Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, Bhutan, P.O Box 929 Tel: +975-2-331638 / 335741/ 322909 Fax: +975-2-324898

www.agrimarket.gov.bt

  Downloads:
Revised Mandates.pdf