KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal sold electricity worth Rs 12.40 billion to India during mid-July and mid-January this year, which was 47.97 percent more than the figure in the same period last year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Eight years after signing a transit agreement with China, Nepal has started exporting goods to third countries using Chinese ports. Nepal, which is only dependent on India for international trade with third countries, has started sending goods to third countries using China's land.

KARNALI, Jan 25: Karnali Province has generated a capital of Rs 3.24 billion from the export of goats.

While export earnings declined 7.23 percent, import expenses fell 3.09 percent in the first half of the current fiscal year compared to the same period of last year. In the review period, Nepal had a trade deficit of Rs 424.44 billion alone with India.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Nepal is exporting handicrafts worth Rs 12 billion in a year.

JHAPA, Dec 10: Stakeholders have warned that the tea industry, the largest foreign exchange earner in agricultural products after cardamom, is facing a crisis.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: India has banned export of onions amid rising prices in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 12.5 billion to India in the past four months.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: India has banned export of onions amid rising prices in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The Bangladesh government has decided to import 40 MW of electricity from Nepal. A meeting of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to the proposal to import electricity from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26:  Tea worth about Rs 1.5 billion rupees was exported in the first four months of the current fiscal year.

As Nepal's electricity export to India surges to over Rs 12.50 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year, it is high time for the nation to recognize the gold mine lying in its hydropower potential.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Despite relying on imports for various goods, Nepal has achieved self-sufficiency in the carpet industry. In the first four months of the current fiscal year (FY) 2023/24, the country exported carpets and floor coverings worth around Rs 4 billion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The US Dollar has soared to unprecedented levels against the Nepali rupee, reaching a record high, according to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

‘Rising demand with expanding coffee culture but low yield hit the product’s business’

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Nepal's ghee exports have been on the rise, showcasing the country's potential in this sector. In the fiscal year 2020/21, the Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) initiated the export of Nepalese ghee to Japan, with a private company purchasing the ghee produced by the government institution.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: As a result of increased production and a decline in local consumption, the sales cycle for dairy products has experienced disruption. To address this issue, the government is actively seeking international markets for these products.

NEW DELHI, Oct 20 : The Indian government has permitted exports of over 1 million tons of non-basmati white rice to Nepal, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivore, Guinea, Malaysia, the Philippines and Seychelles, officials said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepal exported electricity worth Rs 11.80 billion to India during the peak production season this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Nepal's electricity exports have seen a substantial surge, with the total value of exports reaching Rs 4.2 billion rupees in the month of Asoj (mid-September to mid-October).

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Nepal's palm oil exports to its neighboring country, India, have plummeted by 50 percent, marking a significant decrease in the fiscal year 2022/23 compared to the previous year. The Trade and Export Promotion Center reported that palm oil exports in 2022/23 were limited to Rs 20.51 billion, a sharp drop of 50.1 percent from the previous fiscal year's figure.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17 : After the onset of the rainy season, Nepal has been selling electricity worth Rs 110 million on a daily basis to India.

RUKUM, Sept 12: Triveni Labor Cooperative located at Triveni Rural Municipality in Rukum (West) has made preparations to export turmeric produced in the district to Germany.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: India has imposed a 20 percent duty on export of ‘parboiled rice’ in order to maintain price stability in the country’s domestic market.

Chhurpi exported to the US

August 27, 2023 11:35 am

GALYANG, Aug 27: Churpi produced by Akala Namuna Small Farmers Agricultural Cooperatives located in Waling Municipality-8 of Syangja is being exported to the US.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Nepal exported cement and clinker worth Rs 234.98 million in the first month of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Nepal’s exports declined 8.65 percent while its imports also fell 1.56 percent in the first month of the current fiscal year.

As tomatoes and onions symbolize basic household necessities, Nepal's authorities must cultivate a comprehensive strategy that guarantees consumer affordability and equitable prices for farmers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9:The export of edible oils that had been giving the country notable revenue from abroad declined significantly in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The data about Nepal's exports in the last fiscal year was not encouraging despite the government efforts to promote the export trade.

KATHMANDU, July 26 : Nepal exported cements worth Rs 779.30 million in the last fiscal year, thanks to the government providing cash subsidy on export of the product.

BARA, July 22: Following a significant decrease in vegetable production due to heavy rains in India's Uttar Pradesh last week, Nepali tomato exports are  experiencing a surge in demand and finding a robust market in the neighboring country. This surge is attributed to the seamless customs process that allows Nepalese vegetable producers to send their goods to the Indian market without any hindrance.

JHAPA, July 19: The export of cash crops such as cardamom, tea leaves, ginger and amriso (broom grass) via the eastern Kakarvitta transit point increased in the fiscal year 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal has started exporting haylage, a type of nutritious animal feed, to China with the first lot of the export item dispatched for the northern neighbor on Saturday.

The export of haylage from Nepal to China on Saturday represents a significant milestone in the economic cooperation between these two nations. With the successful shipment of 10 containers of animal feed from Bharatpur to Shigatse in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China, this achievement not only signifies the growth of Nepal's agricultural industry but also brings high hopes and promising opportunities for both countries.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Nepal has started exporting its produced electricity to India, with an increased production of hydroelectricity following a rise in water level in the rivers.

KATHMANDU, April 30: After wheat and rice, India will also now stop exporting sugar. The Indian government has started preparations to stop the export of sugar after it became difficult to meet the domestic demand.

Nepal's electricity production has reached a milestone of 2,689.83 MW, and the capacity is expected to cross 2,800 MW by the end of the current fiscal year. This achievement is a testament to the country's progress in the power sector, thanks to both the public and private sector's contributions.

KATHMANDU, April 12: During the first eight months of Fiscal Year 2022/23, merchandise exports decreased 29.1 percent to Rs 104.80 billion against an increase of 82.9 percent in the same period of the previous year.

KATHMANDU, March 23: During the first eight months of the current Fiscal Year 2022/23, Nepal has imported goods worth one trillion rupees. According to the data of the Department of Customs, goods worth over 1 billion were exported, while the country imported goods worth Rs 1.38 trillion during the period.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepal's trade deficit stands at Rs 954 billion in the first eight  months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU,  March 12: Both export and import have decreased in the first seven months of the current fiscal year 2022/23. This is stated in the Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation, based on seven months' data ending mid-February, released by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) today.

SARLAHI, Feb 23: The Agriculture Wholesale Bazaar Management Committee (AWBMC) in Sarlahi has exported agricultural products worth over Rs 1 billion in seven months of the current fiscal year, 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Government of Nepal today unveiled its National Pashmina Sector Export Strategy 2022-2026', which is expected to enhance the supply capacities of the private sector and reconnect the sector with regional and global markets for more Himalayan Chyangra Pashmina exports.

Nepal exports tea worth Rs 38 million

February 7, 2023 10:00 am

JHAPA, Feb 7: Tea worth Rs 38 million has been exported from Nepal.

JUMLA, Jan 31: Herbs are considered to be a strong source of income for the locals in the Himalayan regions of Mugu, Dolpa and Humla along with Jumla in Karnali Province.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal’s electricity export to India has come to a halt for this year after the water level receded in rivers as the winter season has peaked.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Palm oil and soybean oil, which had been giving Nepal a notable amount of export earnings for the past few years, witnessed a sharp decline in exports in the first four months of the current fiscal year.

Prosperity through Agriculture

December 8, 2022 09:00 am

As agriculture has not been able to attract the youth even in the rural areas, the farmlands in various districts in the country are left fallow. And we have been consuming agricultural products by importing them from abroad. We have been importing almost everything we consume including rice, corn, wheat, potatoes, edible oil, spices etc.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Nepal has earned an income of 10.39 billion rupees from electricity export.