KATHMANDU, July 17:  The balance of payment (BoP) position of the country has slightly improved in the eleventh month of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18, but still remains on the negative side. According to the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the overall BoP turned into a deficit of Rs 4.34 billion in the eleventh month of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18 that ends on Tuesday. The deficit was Rs 18.9 billion in the tenth month.

NEW DELHI, July 14: India’s trade deficit widened to its highest in more than five years in June, the trade ministry said on Friday, driven largely by a surge in oil prices and a weaker rupee.

KATHMANDU, June 11: ​Sharp rise in import bills has pushed the current account deficit to a new low in the tenth month of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The budget deficit of the Government has increased to Rs. 138.23 billion in ten months of 2017/18 from a deficit of Rs. 0.51 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The external sector of the country seems to be worsening as both current account and balance of payment (BoP) positions of the country have slipped into deficits in the eight months of the current fiscal year 2017/18.

BoP, current account in deficit

February 13, 2018 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepal's balance of payment (BoP) slipped into a deficit of Rs 6.66 billion in the first six months of Fiscal Year 2017/18, meaning that outflow of money from the country is higher than what the country is earning.

BoP, current account slip into deficit

January 19, 2018 01:48 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Both Balance of Payment (BoP) and Current Account positions of the country slipped into deficit in the first five months of the current fiscal year 2017/18 amid widening trade imbalance of the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Negative growth in remittance coupled with continuous increment in import bills resulted in current account deficit of Rs 25.8 billion in the first four months of Fiscal Year 2017/18 ending mid-October, according to Nepal Rastra Bank.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Total trade deficit of the country jumped 11.86 percent in the first quadrimester of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18 as imports continue to climb at a faster rate amid a sluggish growth of exports.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her concerns over growing trade deficit in the nation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Alarmed by indicators such as whopping growth imports, slowdown in remittance growth, and downward trend of revenue collection on several products, the government’s chief revenue officer fears that the country is on the verge of financial crisis.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30:  Rise in import bill and slow export growth coupled with stagnation in remittances have resulted in current account deficit of Rs 17.88 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year 2017/18.

Current account, BoP slip into deficit

September 23, 2017 04:17 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Current account and balance of payment (BoP) of the country slipped into deficit in the first month of the current fiscal year 2017/18, aggravating the country's external sector vulnerabilities.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The newly appointed Minister for Commerce, Min Bishwokarma, has expressed commitment to introduce programs to bring down country's trade deficit.

POKHARA, June 24: The country is seeing shortage of fresh milk due to lack of grants for farmers and dairy producers, according to dairy stakeholders.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Nepal's trade deficit with India has hit a record high in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Trade deficit of the country ballooned year-on-year by 35 percent to Rs 746.18 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year.

Democratic deficit

June 13, 2017 00:25 am

Politicians of Nepal, which has seen 26 government changes in 27 years, must consider themselves lucky

KATHMANDU, May 17: Remittances growth slowed to 6.3 percent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year 2016/17, down from 13 percent in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.

MANCHESTER, March 16: Monaco swept into the Champions League quarter-finals and left Manchester City to pick up the pieces of another failed European campaign after a 3-1 victory on Wednesday sent them through on away goals.

Trade deficit with Egypt on the rise

January 5, 2017 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Nepal’s trade deficit with Egypt is increasing with every passing year.

BARCELONA, Dec 19: Lionel Messi produced a vintage second-half performance to help Barcelona to a 4-1 win over local rivals Espanyol on Sunday which saw the champions cut the gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid to three points.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The country faced trade deficit of Rs 63.76 billion in the first month of the current fiscal year, thanks to merchandise imports which has been on an upward trend.

KATHMANDU, June 25:One of the main duties of the city police under the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office is to clear all kinds of obstructions along the roadside in downtown Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Sanepa Club moved to the fourth positions in Group A beating Nawa Jyoti Yuva Pariwar 3-2 in the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Friday. Similarly, Khalibari Youth Club recorded its first victory in Group B. In Group A match, Nava Jyoti took early lead as Uttam Bahadur Mahato scored in 23rd minute and doubled the advantage in 29th minute.