KATHMANDU, April 19: A high-level interaction has been held between a trade delegation led by Taiwan External Trade Development Council and Nepali businesspersons here on exploring avenues for investment and trade expansion.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an effective instrument for promoting sustainable development in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) like Nepal. Realizing this fact, the government of Nepal has organized three investment summits so far. First was in 1992 following the restoration of democracy. The investors attending the summit had pledged investment of approximately $100 million, but only around 25 percent of the pledged amount was realized.
Before and even after Nepal Investment Summit 2019, there have been debates for and against such investment promotion event. Some claimed this is not the right time to organize the event when investment-friendly environment is still elusive in the country. Others went to the extent of saying that it would be a mistake to go for such summit without evaluating the achievement of 2017 summit.
Nepal Investment Summit 2019, held in Kathmandu on 29-30 March, was so well attended that the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies couldn’t even find a vacant seat in the opening session of the conference.
HETAUDA, April 8: State 3 government is to organise a conference to attract investors of the country. The State government is going to request the entrepreneurs of private sector for investment by gathering them to encourage them to invest in different sectors of the state.
BRUSSELS – When seeking investment capital and seemingly lucrative commercial deals, EU member-state governments do not always consider shared European interests. This has especially been the case with respect to China. Yet member states that pursue a relationship with China unilaterally endanger both themselves and the rest of Europe.
KATHMANDU, March 30: Investors at home and abroad attending the 3rd Nepal Investment Summit have sought full implementation of Nepal government's commitment to put procedural reforms and policies for investment security, while expressing their excitements over favourable environment created for investment in Nepal.
The Republica Business Bureau caught up with investors from different countries participating in the Investment Summit 2019 to talk about their interest areas and plans of injecting investment in
The government of Nepal has organized Nepal Investment Summit, only two years after holding a similar conference, with more than 600 delegates from foreign governments, multinational institutions and companies around the world. Government has showcased 77 projects with cost of US$ 33.6 billion, and the private sector has proposed 17 projects at $1.8 billion, making the conference price tag $36.4 billion.
KATHMANDU, March 28: The Ministry of Health and Population has kept six different hospitals in a ready position considering the health of the delegates to the International Investment Summit 2019. The two-day summit is beginning here tomorrow.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI)’s Employers Council chairman Chandra Prasad Dhakal has called on employers and investors of the SAARC region to invest in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Minister for Finance, Dr. Yubraj Khatiwada, has urged leaders of agriculture cooperative institutions to reduce production cost by increasing the competitive capacity of agro products.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Stating that the prolonged political transition in the country was over with the successful promulgation of a democratic constitution, Prime Minister KP Oli has urged investors from around the world to pour in their investment in Nepal.
DOHA, Jan 17: Trade between Qatar and Turkey is expected to have hit $2 billion in 2018, a Turkish official said, up 54 percent from the previous last year and underscoring Ankara’s solidified role as a top ally to Qatar amid a political rift in the Gulf region.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Yubak Dhoj GC, on Wednesday said that the country's agricultural sector is lagging behind other sectors of the economy due to lack of investment.
KATHMANDU, Dec 18: On behalf of the government of China's Hubei province, Chinese entrepreneurs have said that the provincial government was interested to invest in Nepal to contribute to the country's development.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Nepal Rastra Bank to regulate properly the microfinance because the microfinance in the far-flung areas was heard to have imposed 18 percent interest to the people.
DOHA, Nov 4: Nepal is offering “huge potential” for Qatari investors in various sectors such as hydropower, tourism, agriculture, infrastructure, and other sectors, according to the country’s top diplomat in Doha.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The international donor agencies have been urged to extend support for achieving the government’s main motto of ‘Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal’ through sustainable development of energy.
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav addressed the LDCs Ministerial and Business Executive Roundtable in Geneva on 24 October and shared the latest strategies and measures taken by the government for creating conducive environment for foreign investment in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: An interaction program on the topic of ‘Nepal-China Economic Co-operation Forum: Prospects of Investment in Nepal’s Energy Sector’ was held in Beijing today at the aegis of the Embassy of Nepal, in collaboration with China Association for International Economic Co-operation.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Stakeholders including development experts on Tuesday marked the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), stressing the need to invest more to meet the target by 2030.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 18: Pakistan eyes nearly $8 billion investment from China and Saudi Arabia, under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), in road, energy and oil sectors, after the new government decided to pick schemes on their ‘merits’.
DHAKA, Sept 6: Minister for Energy, Hydropower and Irrigation Barshaman Pun has said that bilateral cooperation on energy sector between Nepal and Bangladesh would play a significant contribution to the development of energy sector, which would benefit both countries.