Is the 8.5 pc growth target achievable?

February 23, 2020 08:39 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Upbeat with the economic growth rate in the last three years which remained higher than an average of more than six per cent, the government has set its sight on a growth rate of 8.5 per cent in the current fiscal year 2019/20.

Exports via Nepalgunj customs down 62%

January 19, 2020 09:46 am

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 19: According to the Nepalgunj Customs Office, the export of goods and products from Nepal to India has declined by 62% as of mid-January of the current fiscal year 2019/20.

NEW DELHI, Jan 8: Tens of thousands of workers affiliated to trade unions led a strike in parts of India on Wednesday, disrupting transport and banking services in a protest against privatisation and the growing impact of an economic slowdown on jobs.

SINGAPORE, March 25: Oil prices slipped on Monday, with concerns of a sharp economic slowdown outweighing supply disruptions from OPEC’s production cutbacks and from U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.