KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Over 1,000 Nepal-bound cargo containers have been stuck at the Visakhapatnam Port, India, due to dilly-dallying by shipping companies and Indian railway companies to deliver the imported goods on time.

Third country import declines by 20 pc

December 13, 2020 11:25 am

BIRGUNJ, Dec 13: The volume of import to Nepal from third countries has declined by 20.41 percent. According to the latest data from the Kolkata Port in West Bengal, Haldia Port in Kolkata and the privately-managed port of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, lately the import of container cargo has declined.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Department of Revenue Investigation has incorporated 49,000 traders in the vehicle and consignment tracking system (VCTS) for cargo trucks and containers by October end.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The government has become positive toward the demands of the private sector to defer full-fledged implementation of the online-based vehicle and consignment tracking system (VCTS).

RASUWA, Jan 9: The Chinese side agreed to provide a 15-day temporary pass to Nepali drivers with valid passports to enter to Kerung, a bordering town with China's Tibetan Autonomous Region, to help facilitate smooth trade between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The investigation done by the team of Department of Supply Management and Protection of Consumers Interest (DSMPCI) has taken hold of two vegetable containers from Kalimati vegetable market.

BIRGUNJ, June 25: Movement of Nepal-bound containers has been affected at the Kolkata port yet again. According to contractors, more than 700 Nepal-bound containers are stock at Kolkata port – the largest transit point for Nepal’s trade with third countries

KOLKATA, Feb 26: Nepali traders can import goods through rail route from the eastern customs point of Biratnagar from next week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The government is introducing a new system of electronically tracking cargo shipments headed to Nepal from Kolkata port as a pilot project, starting this month.

NUWAKOT,  Sept 5: The residents of Okharpauwa in Nuwakot where a dumping site for the management of Kathmandu Valley's waste has been set up have said they are not allowing the garbage disposal for an indefinite period until their demands remain unaddressed.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: More than 96 percent of containers that enter Nepal carrying third-country imports from Indian port have been returning to India empty for the past 13 years as they do not get goods for the return leg.

Token system introduced for containers

November 28, 2016 10:16 am

RASUWA, Nov 28: Local administration of Rasuwa has implemented token system for containers heading toward Kerung.