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Many coun­tries are in­volved in drain­ing their ru­pee stock, which con­se­quently re­sults in a cri­sis, sim­i­lar to the one faced by Bhutan. Un­der these cir­cum­stances, re­vert­ing to the old way of trad­ing, i.e. barter trade sys­tem seems like an ap­pro­pri­ate so­lu­tion to counter the ru­pee cri­sis. Un­like the an­cient times, suc­cess­ful barter trade does not re­quire time-con­sum­ing and ex­haust­ing jour­neys; in­stead tech­nol­ogy al­lows one to trans­fer goods with ease, re­gard­less of the dis­tance be­tween two lo­ca­tions. Fur­ther­more, the barter trade sys­tem can also serve as a weapon to de­stroy the de­struc­tive trend of the ac­cu­mu­la­tion of wealth in the hands of a few wealthy in­di­vid­u­als.

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