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

KATHMANDU, Nov 4:The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has received approval from India to export 22 megawatt of power produced from Chilime Hydropower Company.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Indian government has extended the ban on sugar export by an additional one year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Merchandise exports decreased 34.9 percent to Rs.28.68 billion during the first two months of 2022/23, as against an increase of 115.4 percent in the same period of the previous year, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) stated in its report entitled Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation of Nepal (Based on Two Months’ Data Ending Mid-September, 2022/23) released on Friday.

KATHMANDU, OCT 17: Nepali cement manufacturers have stepped up their efforts to export local cement after the government enforced providing eight percent cash incentives on the export of construction material.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The two-day Nepal Green Hydrogen Summit has been concluded by brainstorming on issues such as the state of hydrogen production technology, investment potential and policy management.

KARNALI, Oct 2: This year, 50,000 goats and mutton meat have been exported from Karnali Province for Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the country cannot become prosperous by importing products from foreign countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Nepal exported electricity worth Rs 2.42 billion to India in the month of August of the current fiscal year 2022/23.

SURUNGA, Sept 16: Nepal has become self-reliant in plywood production. In addition to that, the country has also started exporting plywood to various countries including neighboring India.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 10: Rice traders in the Bara and Parsa industrial corridor have said that the decision of the Indian government to impose 20 percent customs duty on export of rice and paddy will have a direct impact on the Nepali market.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: India has increased the tax rate on the export of paddy and rice and banned the export of broken rice.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Electricity worth nearly Rs 2 billion has been exported to India in the first month of the current fiscal year 2022/23. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 1.84 billion in the one month period from mid-July to mid-August of the current FY.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has revealed that working on making the country self-reliant in hydropower and exporting surplus hydroelectricity to neighboring countries remained its long-term goals. Speaking at the NEA’s 37th Anniversary Program held on Wednesday, dignitaries attending the program including NEA’s Managing Director Kul Man Ghising shared the plans of the authority.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Following the government’s decision to restrict the selling of wood products produced from forests, the import of furniture and wood has skyrocketed in the country. While there is a shortage of dollar reserves in the country, about Rs 18 billion went out of the country in the fiscal year 2021/22 alone due to the increase in the import of wood, furniture, and furnishing materials. On the other hand, wood materials produced from the forests of Nepal are decaying.

BHAKTAPUR, July 31: While Nepal is increasingly becoming dependent on other countries for a majority of commodities, it remains self-reliant in the grill and steel business. Businessmen have said that if it is given more emphasis, export to foreign countries could also be probable soon.

SURKHET, July 28: Khadka Bahadur Khatri of Gurvakot Municipality-7 of Surkhet had to go to the headquarters Birendranagar to buy seeds as early as 10 years ago.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The export of steel rod from Nepal has started for the first time to India. Bhairahawa-based Shree Steel has exported a truckload of steel rods through Belhiya customs point on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 2.15 billion to India in one and a half months. The authority sold electricity equivalent to the aforementioned amount at a competitive rate in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) market.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Cement export to India has started after the government took a policy to encourage exports. Palpa Cement, located at Sunuwal-7 in Nawalparasi, exported cement to India last week.

Export via Chobhar dry port begins

July 13, 2022 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: Export through the dry port at Chobhar in Kathmandu has begun by transporting a truck laden with home-made woolen items to Denmark for the first time on Tuesday, according to the Chobhar Customs Office.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Electricity generated from the 144 MW connected power plant of Kaligandaki ‘A’ Power House owned by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been exported.

CHITWAN, June 2: Chitwan district exports as much as 174,800 liters of milk daily. According to the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Expert Center Chitwan, 55 percent of the milk produced in the district is exported to other districts in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal’s export of processed palm oil along with the manufactured goods using this oil are likely to face a serious hit after Indonesia imposed a ban on the export of palm oil citing the ongoing shortage of edible oil triggered by the Russia-Ukraine war.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The country has witnessed an increase in its exports by 69.44 percent in the last nine months of the current fiscal year 2021/22, compared to corresponding period of the last fiscal year 2020/21.

KATHMANDU, April 7: After negotiations for long, India finally has allowed Nepal to export 325 megawatt of power to the Indian market at a competitive rate.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the budget for the coming Fiscal Year 2022/23 will be prepared in a way that everyone will feel a sense of ownership for the budget programs.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that provisions have been made for the import margin to solve the challenges seen in the economy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: An agreement has been reached to form a joint task force on a proposal to construct a hydropower project to be built with joint investments of Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Nepal spent Rs 343.82 billion more money to import foreign goods during the first seven months of the current fiscal year, compared to the same period of the previous year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The export of electricity has increased while its import has decreased in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2021/22.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Jagdamba Steel, one of the pioneer steel manufacturing companies of Nepal, for the first time in Nepali industrial history, has initiated third country export of steel.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Export of Nepali products to India and the third countries via the Birgunj customs point has increased significantly in the recent six months of the current fiscal year 2021/22.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started importing 70 MW of electricity daily from India. The NEA has started importing power from India after the domestic electricity could not meet the demand of peak hours due to declining production of Nepal's hydropower projects.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Despite the abundant potential for coffee cultivation in Nepal, production of this valuable seed has not increased. Although there is a high demand for this product in Nepal, the cultivation of coffee has not flourished much.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Export earnings of Nepali coffee soared by 66.37 percent to Rs 96 million in fiscal year 2020/21 despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has grappled the global economy.

KATHMANDU, September 7: Nepal needs to focus on newly-designed handicraft items from its conventional type to benefit the country largely from the export of the handmade products, say stakeholders.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Nepal’s export of electricity has exceeded the import amount in the past two days, which has given some respite to the country from energy trade.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order against the government's plan to export sand, stones and pebbles to bridge the widening trade deficit.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Imports have risen as economic activities, which slowed down due to COVID-19, have resumed in the country. The import has increased as the consumption has increased in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 21: India has expressed concern over growing export of soybean oil from Nepal to India even as Nepal has extremely low production of its raw materials.

Nepal collects revenue of Rs 5 billion annually from import and export of Rs 20-25 billion worth goods though Tatopani border point.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The export of Nepali goods via Rasuwagadhi, an international trade gateway with China, has been suspended for a year and a half now.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal is preparing to export 30 MW of electricity to India from next June.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Export earnings from goods identified by the Nepal Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS) 2016 as having high export potential fell by 18.65% in the last fiscal year, mainly due to lack of quality branding of products in the international market.

NEW DELHI, April 7: India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, has lifted restrictions on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made from them, the government said in a statement.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Nepal’s export is likely to take a hit with the Indian government’s decision to impose restriction on the import of palm oil.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DoFTQC) has begun upgrading its laboratory to provide internationally accepted quality certification on additional 75 parameters to facilitate exports of edible commodities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepali handicraft, one of the main export items of the country, has never really picked up due to failure of maintaining quality assurance in the international market, traders said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Trade deficit of the country shrunk by 8.9% in the first four months of the current fiscal year – FY2019/20 to Rs 414.02 billion compared to the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year.