KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Senior Vice President of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Chandra Prasad Dhakal has said that the government needs to develop small, domestic, small and medium industries to boost economic development in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A delegation of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) on Sunday held a meeting with the newly-elected Speaker of House of Representatives (HoR) Devraj Ghimire.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27:   Newly-appointed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that revival of the economy is the first priority for the government. He said that a special decision has been taken in this regard from the first meeting of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Chandra Prasad Dhakal, the senior vice president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), has said that there is a problem in the economy due to lack of coordination among government agencies and including ministries.

JUMLA, Nov 27: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) Jumla, the umbrella organization of traders, has submitted a memorandum to the district administration with a four-point demand.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has requested all its chapters to stop the protest against the high interest rates. Keeping in mind that the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections are going to be held on November 20, the FNCCI has requested all province chapters and member organizations to suspend the currently ongoing protest programs.

KATHMANDU, OCT 17: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) on Monday drew the attention of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to come up with appropriate policies to address the problems seen in Nepal’s financial sector.

KATHMANDU, August 12: The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply and the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday at Radisson Hotel. The MoU was signed between two parties with the aim of implementing a public-private partnership campaign for economic transformation.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), an umbrella organization of the Nepali private sector, has said that the current fiscal year’s monetary policy will create more pressure on liquidity which has already been witnessing a strain for the past eight months.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Industry, Commerce and Supplies Minister Dilendra Prasad Badu has said that the government has launched a policy to promote innovation and start-up businesses to develop youth entrepreneurship. Minister Badu, while speaking at a conference organized regarding the establishment of business incubators, said that the country will take an industrial leap only through the development of entrepreneurship.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has stated that industrialists in Nepal are in huge trouble due to 12 to 16 hours of load shedding in the industrial sector. The federation issued a press release on Saturday, requesting Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to solve the problem of power outage immediately.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in tourism promotion on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Gokarna Raj Awasthi, who was serving as Deputy Director General of  has been appointed to the post of Director General of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI).

KATHMANDU, March 28: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that it is necessary to raise investment in big projects. Speaking at a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Investment Board Nepal and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) on cooperation in raising domestic capital and attracting foreign investment on Sunday, he suggested the officials select the projects that are worthwhile.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepal Chamber of Industries and Commerce Kathmandu (NCICK), a district chapter of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has expressed deep concern over the defamation of Ananda Raj Batas and his Batas Organization by the media without any concrete proof over the dispute of a cafeteria being built on the premises of the Narayanhiti Palace Museum.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has urged the government to simplify the policy and procedural difficulties in taxation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Senior Vice-President of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and president of IME Group Chandra Prasad Dhakal has suggested investing remittances in sectors that give long-term return.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) will cooperate with each other to promote foreign investment in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that power purchase agreements (PPAs) will be signed on the basis of market certainty from now onward. Talking to a delegation of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), she said that the new PPAs would be taken forward only after studying the balance of supply and demand.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Officials of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) have called on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal to resolve the ongoing trunk and dedicated line tariff dispute as soon as possible.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The prohibitory orders enforced by the government to tackle the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic have directly affected around 70 percent of the production businesses across the country.

KATHMANDU, May 12: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has set up a COVID-19 help desk to provide COVID-19 patients with necessary support as the cases of coronavirus infection and the number of deaths from the disease soar in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The private sector has urged the government to revise the rate and threshold of income tax slabs in the FY 2021/22 budget in order to relieve the fixed income earners.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), an umbrella organization of the country’s private sector, has sought to increase the size of Nepal’s economy to US $ 100 billion by 2030, more than three-folds of the current size.

KATHMADNU, March 17: President of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FNCCI) Shekhar Golchha has nominated Vice President of Nepal-India Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NICCI) as an advisor to the International Investment Promotion at the FNCCI.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The private sector has expressed its concern over the growing threats for extortion collection that entrepreneurs have been facing in recent days.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Private sector has expressed its dissatisfaction with the banks for their reluctance to provide the small enterprises with the benefits that have been provisioned by the monetary policy.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has scheduled a new date for holding elections for its executive members for November 26-27.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu along with its partners – Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Nepalfranchise.com — is all set to organize the second edition of Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave from October 16 to 18.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has urged its members to support containment measures and other health protocols introduced by all three tiers of the government to combat COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), expressing its concern over the possible financial misappropriation at the Agro Enterprise Center (AEC) under the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has asked the federation to provide details of the projects run by the AEC.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has decided to defer its general assembly yet again, citing the containment measures enforced by the government to stop the spread of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has requested entrepreneurs, traders and businesspersons who have the capacity to pay, to pay the interest and installments of their loans.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has sought the deferral of loan repayment to banks and financial institutions (BFIs) until the economy returns to normality.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Private sectors have slammed the government’s zero tolerance measures for taxpayers even as business activities have come to a grinding halt due to prolonged lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has provided Rs 5 million to the Coronavirus Infection Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) of House of Representatives has instructed government to punish those Industrialists who have not issued payments of Sugarcane to farmers today.

BAGLUNG, Dec 27: Current vice president of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce (FNCCI) Chandra Prasad Dhakal has announced his candidacy for the post of senior vice president of the FNCCI.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Two leading private sector organizations—Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and Nepal Chambers of Commerce (NCC)—have denounced the arrest of Dr Roop Jyoti, a noted industrialist, last week over a dispute related to housing business.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) on Friday announced to build a new wing at Kanti Children’s Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.

ILAM, Sept 4: Industrialists and entrepreneurs of eastern Nepal have started studying different areas in Province 1 for investment.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Pradip Kumar Shrestha, managing director of Panchakanya Group and honorary consul of the Republic of South Africa in Nepal, has been appointed as the dean of Honorary Consular Corps-Nepal (HCC-N) for a yearlong term.

KATHMANDU, July 20: With the beginning of online system for issuance of Certificate of Origin, traders who export their products to the third country can issue Certificates of Origin through links in the websites of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), and Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC).

KATHMANDU, June 5: Representative bodies of private sector have surprisingly refrained from making critical comment on the budget even though it lacks any specific program to increase spending and drive the growth of private sector and boost investments.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) is organizing Nepal International Trade Fair in Kathmandu from March 28.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the banks not to impose interest rate arbitrarily. PM Oli said this during a delegation of the FNCCI at his residence, Baluwatar, today.

FNCCI signs MoU with Province 1 govt

February 13, 2019 11:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the provincial government of Province 1 and the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) in Biratnagar on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI)’s Employers Council chairman Chandra Prasad Dhakal has called on employers and investors of the SAARC region to invest in Nepal.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 4: Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has issued a circular to all 753 local units across the country, instructing them against levying taxes on production and exports.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has made an appeal to the government and other concerned agencies to lower rising interest rates on bank loans.