Nepal imported more than 2,000 units of electric four-wheelers in the first seven months of current FY

Published On: February 22, 2023 08:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Nepal imported 2,009 units of electric vehicles (EVs) in the first seven months of the current fiscal year. 

The records with the Department of Customs (DoC) show that the figure was in excess of around 200 units compared to the import in the same period of the last fiscal year. During mid-July and mid-February of 2021/22, Nepal imported 1,807 units of electric four wheelers. 

In the review period this year, the country spent Rs 5.63 billion to purchase EVs from abroad. The government collected customs revenue worth Rs 1.39 billion from the transaction.


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