BANEPA, April 15: Taking advantage of lack of proper market inspection, traders in Kavre are charging arbitrary prices for hybrid maize seeds.

ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group’s core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said.

POKHARA, Oct 4: Soaring prices of essential consumable goods on the eve of the festive season has panicked consumers in Pokhara.

With an annual inflation rate now projected to be 10,00,000%, Venezuela is experiencing extreme ‘hyperinflation’. India, in comparison, has an annual inflation rate (CPI) of just 4.87%, which means prices double every 14.6 years.

PANCHTHAR, July 30: Farmers in Province 1 have become weary because of the slowdown in sales of their cash crops including cardamom, ginger, and seasonal vegetables.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Price of vegetables has gone up significantly over the past week. While retailers attribute the price hike to erratic supply in the market due to monsoon rains, officials of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board say price has gone up as traders are keeping high profit margin.

Mango prices down Rs 16

June 21, 2018 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, June 21: The price of mangos in the Nepali market has fallen by 16.5 percent this year compared to last year. A comparison of price of mangos at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market suggests that the average price of mangos has fallen by Rs 16 per kilogram in the third week of June than the cost of the fruit in the same period last year.

MOSCOW, June18: China’s threat to slap tariffs on US crude, an upcoming OPEC meeting and Federal Reserve policy tightening have all weighed on international oil prices over the past few days

LUCKNOW, INDIA, May 30: As fuel prices have risen to historic highs, people living along the Indo-Nepal border areas of Uttar Pradesh have found out a new way to cope with the fuel prices: they are smuggling in petrol and diesel from neighbouring Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The price of vegetables in the Nepali market has grown by a whopping rate according to the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). A report published by the NRB suggests that the vegetable prices have risen significantly by 24.7 percent in the first nine months of this fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petroleum products on Wednesday again 13 days. Before this NOC increased fuel prices on 3rd May, April 16, February 19, February 2.

JAJARKOT, April 17: Mukti Basnet Oil Suppliers of Jajarkot has not been able to operate petrol refilling pump in the district despite receiving license from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) 16 months ago.

NOC hikes fuel prices

February 2, 2018 07:31 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petroleum products on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: After the government six days ago declared several towns as capitals of the provinces, land prices in those capitals have skyrocketed within a short period of time. Surkhet, Dhangadhi and Janakpur among other towns have seen up to four-fold rise in the prices of land.

SINDHULI, Jan 22: The long-delayed reconstruction process which had finally picked up pace has again been halted with the sudden hike in the prices of construction materials.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The price of fruits and vegetables in the Nepali market is generally at a higher end throughout the year. While the consumers in the capital and other cities often complain about the high price of fruits and vegetable, the case of farmers producing vegetables is different as they make only nominal money despite the hard work they put into their products.

NOC hikes some fuel prices

January 18, 2018 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of some petroleum products, citing rise in the price of crude oil in the international market.

Pulse prices continue to fall

January 14, 2018 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Price of pulses is going down in the market, as expected by the traders, as the price has gone down in India from where Nepal imports significantly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Civil work contractors have blamed cement and steel manufacturers for arbitrary rise in price of cement and steel rod - key construction materials.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Cement producers have increased the price of cement by at least Rs 100 per sack (50 kg), citing a rise in demand for cement after the parliamentary and provincial elections.

Veg prices drop in the capital

December 18, 2017 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Prices of vegetables like tomato, onion, cabbage and cauliflower, among others, have come down in the market, an analysis of retail prices in the Kalimati market shows.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Laxman Parajuli, a vegetable farmer of Mandan-Deupur Municipality of Kavre sends his produce, mostly tomatoes, to Kalimati market every alternate day. But he does not how much his produce fetches as traders themselves fix the price. When Parajuli called the trader over the phone the next day, he found out his tomatoes will fetch him Rs 1,400 to Rs 1,500 per crate (25 kg).

PANCHTHAR, Dec 7:  Gradual decline in the price of cash crops like cardamom, ginger and chiraito over the past few years has left farmers in Panchthar high and dry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Meat consumption in Kathmandu valley has not gone down even after the festive seasons are over, concurrently with increasing prices and decreasing consumption of vegetables.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Farmers in Bhaktapur sell one kilo of big tomatoes to middlemen at Rs 60, while the same tomatoes cost Rs 115 per kilo at Kalimati retail market in Kathmandu, according to farmers and traders Republica talked to. Red potatoes fetch Rs 32 a kilo for Bhaktapur farmers  and are sold at Rs 55 at Kalimati retail market.

Farmers worried as cardamom prices fall

November 8, 2017 08:02 am

KHOTANG, Nov 7 : Farmers of Khotang have been keeping cardamom stored in their houses since the last three years as they are not getting suitable price in the market. Though the production is increasing every year the market price of cardamom is going down, so farmers have chosen to store their product waiting for price to increase.  Sangram Rai from Sakela Rural Municipality of Khotang has been storing cardamom since the past three years. “All the produced cardamom has been stored as the price of cardamom declined awfully,” said Sangram Rai, owner of Dandakharka Multipurpose Agricultural Farm. “We did not sell our last year’s product waiting for the price to increase.”

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Price of pulses and beans is expected to down in the coming days, trader say. Officials of Nepal Retailers Association told Republica that as India recorded bumper harvest of different varieties of pulses, beans and legumes and price is going down in the southern neighbor.

SINGAPORE, Oct 4: Oil prices eased on Wednesday, pulled down by caution that a rally that lasted for most of the third quarter would not extend through the last three months of the year.

Make room for province, cut prices

September 7, 2017 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, September 7: The parliamentary Development Committee has directed the authorities concerned to make necessary arrangements to distribute embossed number plates to vehicles on the basis of the names of the federal provinces.

LONDON, August 29: Crude prices dipped on Tuesday as the market grappled with the shutdown of some 13 percent of refining capacity in the United States after a hurricane ripped through the heart of the country’s oil industry.

ILAM, August 26: The ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling of India has triggered inflation in the Nepali markets in the eastern region bordering India. The rate of everyday necessities such as rice, pulses and oil has soared up, locals informed. Indian consumers have been carrying goods from the Nepali markets. There is general strike in Darjeeling for the last 72 days.

UDAYAPUR, August 20: Heavy rainfall since the past week, which has caused physical damage and loss of property across the country, has not spared Udaypur either.

LONDON, July 24: Oil slipped to one-week lows Monday, as several OPEC and non-OPEC ministers met to discuss a pact to curb oil output but the prospect of the group delivering deeper cuts grew more distant.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Wholesale price of vegetables has started to climb up as the end of growing season nears. Seasonal vegetables like tomato (small), eggplant, cow pea, French bean and capsicum have seen consecutive price hike in the last three days.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 1.48 points this week to close at 1,582.67 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Wholesale price of seasonal vegetables has plunged due to oversupply in the market.

Govt slashes fuel prices

July 2, 2017 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, July 2: The government on Sunday slashed the prices of petroleum products on Sunday. The new prices will come into effect from Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 1.5 per liter each.

NOC reluctant to cut fuel prices

June 5, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 5: Despite making profit in liquefied petroleum (LP) gas after nearly 18 months, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that was not bringing down price in the domestic market anytime soon.

LONDON, May 25: Oil prices were volatile but trading sharply lower Thursday ahead of an expected announcement from the OPEC oil cartel that it will extend recent production cuts for a further nine months. Elsewhere, stock markets were unmoved by further indications from the Federal Reserve that it may raise interest rates again as soon as next month.

NOC reluctant to cut fuel prices

May 22, 2017 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: Though price of petroleum products has fallen, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) seems to be in no mood to cut down its price in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, May 20: In a bid to provide medicines  to the general public at cheaper rates, the Ministry of Health (MoH) is planning to itself  procure and supply  medicines  for  government hospitals and health institutions across the country.

iPhone prices drop in Nepal

May 18, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, May 18: Generation Next Communications Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Apple products for Nepal, has cut prices of different iPhone models.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The cabinet on Tuesday endorsed Electricity Regulatory Commission Bill 2017, paving way for the tabling of the much awaited bill in the parliament for approval.

Obi Worldphone slashes prices

February 23, 2017 08:59 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Starck Tech, the authorized distributor of Obi Worldphone for Nepal, has cut the prices of Obi SF1, Obi SJ1.5 and Obi MV1 smartphones.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Colors Mobile has offered heavy discounts on two of its smartphones -- Elite E15 and Elite E20.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4 : Buddha Air is reducing airfare on Kathmandu to Janakpur flights. Issuing a statement, the airline said passengers can start traveling at the lowered fares once it starts operating its newly-acquired ATR-72 aircraft on that route.

Egg farm prices down a bit after highs

January 21, 2017 09:59 am

CHITWAN, Jan 21: After remaining at an all-time high for almost a month, the farm price of eggs has fallen slightly.

Tech giant Apple is set to raise the prices of its apps in Britain by around 25 percent after the steep drop in sterling following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

JHAPA, Dec 21: Food products prices in the market are ever increasing. Because of soaring prices of rice, pulse and vegetables, managing two meals a day has become a challenge for the poor. On the other hand farmers are forced to sell their produce at cheaper rates. Paddy farmers in Jhapa lament that due to the gross negligence of government bodies, every year they are deprived of returns from their produce.