Bhutan exporters Association before its inception in 2003 had come allway through early eighties, by then the export of Bhutanese products bhutan01_historyare done by the Indian traders to Bangladesh. The first Export of Mandarin and Apple by State Trading Corporation of Bhutan Limited (STCBL) and Food Corporation of Bhutan (FCB) was initia45noticeted in late eighties. Later the export of Bhutanese products to third countries was taken over by the Bhutan/Bangladesh Friendship Association under the management of Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industries from mid nineties till 2003.