KATHMANDU, August 5: The Department of Industry (DoI) has asked the government to provide cash incentives worth Rs 1.28 billion in total to 508 export-oriented industries.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: A total of 103 proposed companies have pledged to invest Rs 72.62 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year at a time when the running industries have been struggling to come to their full business size amid the coronavirus threat.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Around 70 percent of the hotels and restaurants have still failed to operate in their full capacity even as the economy is already heading on the path of recovery after severe impacts of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) has punished six companies for not adhering to the Nepal Standards.

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to form our ideas of a new normal, a daily topic of discussion in most households revolves around speculating about the shape and future of the economy. Theories are rife and forecasting models are being created and shattered on a daily basis, but the fact remains that the world has never witnessed such an unprecedented economic upheaval and therefore there is no accurate way of predicting how the world economies will evolve post-COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Seventy percent industries have been found to have defied the government decision to fully pay their workers for the Nepali month of Chaitra (March-April).

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Kumari Aryal, has urged cooperatives to make investment in setting up industries to boost production.

TIKAPUR, July 11: Work on a proposed industrial estate in Dudejhari in Lumki Chuha Municipality Ward 3 has not gained momentum even though it has already been four years since the project was first mooted.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The much-awaited one-stop service center for investors and entrepreneurs is scheduled to come into operation from May 15.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The government has proposed various incentives, subsidies, facilities, and tax waivers for industries in the new bill to integrate and amend the existing Industrial Enterprises Act.

Birgunj chamber mulls legal remedy

February 3, 2019 09:44 am

BIRJUNG, Feb 3: Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industries has claimed that the industries along Parsa-Bara industrial corridor have been facing the burden of 'illegal taxes'.

BUTWAL, Sept 30: Industries in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Bhairahawa, are facing trouble of operation due to legal and procedural ambiguities.

KASKI, Sept 23: Damu Adhikari was elected as the Chairman of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industries from the 32nd convention that concluded on Saturday.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 16: The government removed the seal from the plant of Nimbus Group's Probiotech Industries Pvt Ltd, on Friday. The Birgunj-based plant was sealed by the government following an inspection by a team led by Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Yadav.

LAHAN, July 23: A total of 1,011 cottage and small industries have been registered in Siraha district during the last fiscal year 2074/75 BS.

Sagar Ghimire of Republica caught up with Sameer Khatiwada, an economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department to understand how Nepal can prepare itself for what lies ahead in terms of technological revolution. Excerpts:

LALITPUR, May 24: The majority of the crusher industries operating inside the Kathmandy valley have not heeded to calls for controlling pollution.

BIRGUNJ, May 6: After the ups and downs and uncertainties that lasted for a decade, there are indications that the Birgunj Industrial Corridor has finally started to flourish. Within the past two years, several industries have been established in this corridor with an investment of billions of rupees.

KATHMANDU, April 16: As many as 194 industries with foreign investment have been registered at the Department of Industry during first eight months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 1: A total of 302 industries have been registered at the Department of Industry in the eight months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsha Man Pun, has announced to provide round-the-clock supply of electricity to industries after mid-May.

PHALEBAS, March 19: Kedar Nath Sharma has been elected as the Chairman of Parbat Chamber of Commerce and Industries from the left alliance for the upcoming three years.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Forty eight out of the 55 LPG industries operating in the country have not yet taken the Nepal Standard certification.

Nepali cooking oil industries in crisis

January 23, 2018 12:46 pm

MORANG, Jan 23: The cooking oil industries in the Morang-Sunsari industrial corridor are in crisis due to the overflow of palm oil-mixed imported cooking oil in the market.

DHULIKHEL, Jan 5: Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) has directed the gas industries flouting standards to stop production, sale and distribution of such gas.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: At a time when the Ministry of Commerce has proposed to discourage import of nine products, mostly luxury goods, to narrow down widening trade deficit, economists have suggested that the government move ahead wisely to get expected result rather than just making it an act of market intervention.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 12: Sugar consuming industries have been disappointed by the recommendation of the Agricultural Development Ministry (MoAD) to increase import duty of sugar by 50 percent.

BIRGUNJ, Oct 7: Industrialists are at the receiving end of two different rules on transport of imported raw materials from Birgunj introduced by Mid-Regional Traffic Police, Pathlaiya.

BARA, June 19: Regular banda and strikes is taking tool on industries in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor - one of the important manufacturing areas in the country.

Regardless of the many industries within the industrial districts in our country, these districts have been facing their own share of problems.

Logo Fashion Industries

May 5, 2017 09:53 am

Logo fashion industries is a joint venture company that was established in Nepal in 1997. Co-founder Hira Muktan has been in the garments industry for the past 25 years. The head office of the industry is in Dubai and they had a branch in North Cyprus before they decided to open a factory in Nepal.

BANIYANI(Jhapa), April 29: A total of 706 new industries were registered and came into operation in the last nine months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Airtech Industries Pvt Ltd, an authorized distributor of Mitsubishi Electric for Nepal, has organized ‘technical presentation’ event in Kathmandu.

Michelle Simmons, Microsoft Corporation's general manager of South East Asia-New Markets, was recently in Nepal to participate in Nepal Investment Summit 2017. She was a panelist in the plenary session on 'International Experience Sharing'. The global technology giant is present in Nepal for nearly 10 years through a partnership with Microsoft Innovation Center Nepal.   In the immediate aftermath of 2016 earthquakes, Microsoft Corporation came to Nepal to provide technological helps to the government in earthquake recovery efforts. Sagar Ghimire of Republica met Simmons on the sideline of the summit to discuss about her observation and experience as well as the future plan of Microsoft Corporation in Nepal. Excerpts:

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi on Tuesday said exodus of youths to overseas job markets can be controlled by encouraging them to start cottage and small industries in the country.

KATHMANDU, Kathmandu, Feb 27: Though 21 months have already been over since the government announced the enforcement of the guideline for including pictorial elements and messages of health warning in the packaging and labeling of tobacco products , some tobacco industries are yet to abide by the guidelines.

Call to promote cottage, small industries

February 24, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the government must give due priority to cottage and small industries if it wants the sector to flourish further and help in country's development.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Prime Minster Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday said that the government was working to breathe new life into sick industries.

BUTWAL, Oct 20: Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the government was acting responsibly to hold elections in all three tiers within coming 14 months as stipulated by the constitution

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi said that the government will reopen all state-owned industries that have remained shut since long.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Brij Cement Industries Pvt Ltd Tuesday announced that it had launched a consumer scheme with prizes ranging from Rs 50 to a Honda Shine motorcycle every week.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The government is preparing to increase fixed capital threshold for industries.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A joint Market Monitoring Team comprising representatives of different government bodies on Monday sealed two water bottling industries at Matatirtha of the Capital City.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Fourteen industries within the British Virgin Islands have received approval from the Nepal government to invest in various sectors in Nepa