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September 1, 2019 01:00 am

In lack of specific Geographical Indication law, Nepal could even lose its sovereign rights over the products which have their origin in Nepal

BEIJING, Aug 23: China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession.

Crafts with purpose

August 16, 2019 09:14 am

The Made in Nepal movement has spurred an interest in Nepal made goods. A majority of people no longer subscribes to the belief that anything home produced is of inferior quality and functionality as compared to imported goods.

All things natural

April 19, 2019 08:46 am

A global shift of consciousness regarding the environment, lifestyle choices, sustainable living has helped spike the market for organic products and brands. In Nepal, the use of organic products, natural oils, and handmade soaps goes way back since it’s a country rich in various herbs with medicinal properties.

Govt raises export cash incentive to 5%

February 16, 2019 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The government has increased the upper limit of cash incentive to five percent of the total export value on certain goods and products.

Mantra Guitar: Inspiring musicians

November 29, 2018 09:50 am

Two brothers, Robin Sharma and Anup Sharma had nine years of experience in running the ‘Guitar Shop’ under their belt when they founded the ‘Mantra Guitar’ in 2017. After studying MBA in Media and Entertainment, in Mumbai, Robin and Anup began this journey with products that will help to change, connect and build art with music.  From that point, they intended to produce affordable guitars that will change the people’s view towards the musical instruments.

Understanding consumer behavior

August 21, 2018 09:38 am

It’s not a consumer’s job to think what they want. Offer them something new and different, they will like it and subsequently will purchase it.

NEW DELHI, Aug 6: With the US imposing additional 25 percent duty on imports worth $34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug1: At a time when there is criticism from various quarters over the increasing burden of tax on ordinary people, Ilam Municipality in eastern part of the country has decided to impose 50 paisa per liter tax on petroleum products in the name of controlling pollution.

KATHMANDU, July 8: It has been three years since the transit point for trade with Tibet shifted to Rasuwagadhi from Tatopani following the big earthquake. But the food quarantine post still remains at Tatopani.

MOSCOW, July 7: Russia says it is imposing additional import tariffs on some U.S. products in response to U.S. moves to slap duties on foreign steel and aluminum.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Nepal exports pashmina to 47 countries of the world, the Pashmina Industry Association has stated.

The European Union is set to slap tariffs on 3.4 billion dollars (£2.5 billion) in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Reliance Life Insurance has come up with a new product, Reliance Term Plan, for individuals aged 16 years and above. The plan aims to provide financial stability and protection to family members of the policy holder at a nominal affordable premium, according to a statement issued by the company.

India will suspend trade concessions and raise import duties on 30 products from the United States by up to 50 percent, in a mirror response to Washington’s impetuous move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply, Matrika Yadav, has said the government increased the prices of petroleum products not by will, but it was a compulsion.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Deshbhakta Janaganatantrik Morcha Nepal has demanded the government to reduce price hike on daily essentials by withdrawing the hiked price of petroleum products.

CHITWAN, May 22: Chitwan district suffered a loss of chicken and other poultry products worth more than Rs 7 million due to bird flu, according the District Livestock Service Office (DLSO).

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: The district authorities found reluctant to control the extraction of river products from Indrawati River. Rampant extraction of sands, pebbles, and stones has diverted the water flow in the river.

LAHAN, April 19: Although the government has restricted the import of chicken and poultry products from India, different markets in Siraha district are found selling them openly.

New Year scheme on Hitachi products

April 5, 2018 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, April 5: Universal Electrocom, the sole distributor of Hitachi home appliances in Nepal, has launched a new consumer scheme named 'Cash-Surance'.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that increasing import of edible products that could have been produced in Nepal has been a matter of concern for the country.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Panchakanya Group recently held a discussion about its products with representatives of different government offices. According to a statement issued by the group, it made a presentation about its products as well as unveiled its future plans.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Cottage and Small Industry Development Committee (CSDB) has announced to organize 29th National Industrial Products & Technology Exhibition in Kathmandu from March 23 to 27.

DAMAK, March 6: The demand for meat products has seen a steady rise in Jhapa.

PARSA, Feb 21: Petroleum products worth over Rs 42.25 billion has been imported via Birgunj check point in seven months of current fiscal year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The third edition of tech-exhibit Mantra: Chanting of Technology concluded at the Pokhara City Hall in Pokhara this week on a high note.

Among the 73 registered companies, only one company--Bhaskar Ayurved Company, Birgunj, has complied with the GMP- Santosh KC, senior drugs administrator at the DDA.

She-maker’s showcase their products

January 14, 2018 08:13 am

KATHMANDU, Jan14: Female entrepreneurs of the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday got a unique opportunity to showcase their products at the SheEO Maker's Market organized by Cake 9 and #MakerKT at Yala Maya Kendra, Patan.

LAMJUNG, Jan 10: As the products made of natural Allo fiber are gaining good market values, more women in Lamjung are attracted towards its production and processing.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Market inspection and quality test conducted in the first four months of Fiscal Year 2017/18 has found that 17 percent of food and beverages available in the market are unfit for consumption.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Nepal Oil Corporation has once again hiked the price of petroleum products for the second time in 11 days.

NOC hikes price of petroleum products

December 8, 2017 19:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Following the completion of the elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly, Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of petroleum products.

Import of products in the category increased by 20 percent in Fiscal Year 2016/17

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The consumption of cosmetic products grew by 19.6 percent in Fiscal Year 2016/17 compared to FY2015/16.

For entrepreneurs, it’s all about the thrill of creating a product that is revolutionary and doesn’t exist in the market. They want make an offering that people are not accustomed to, yet it is necessary for the product to exist to make lives simpler for many. While these startups start from scratch and mark themselves on the path of innovation, they also have another hurdle on their journey – educating the audience regarding the use of such a product.

During the cold winter season, there are various skin problems which emerge like dry cracked lips and skin. Besides drinking water it is important to use coconut and argan oil based products like lip balms, scrubs, lipsticks with the natural oils as its base to save your lips from chapping, suggest experts.Here is a list for things to do to save your lips:

A large number of people had gathered at the venue. Some were buying products from the stalls whereas others were inquiring about the products and services for a long term investment.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2 : The Nepal Oil Corporation has today withdrawn its decision of increasing the price of petroleum products, which was enforced from Wednesday mid-night, on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's direction.  The NOC Board of Directors took the decision in this regard after Prime Minister Deuba directed the NOC management not to increase the price of petroleum products in the run-up to the elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Five different groups of women home-based workers in the Kathmandu Valley have sought the government's help to market their products.

NOC hikes price of petroleum products

November 1, 2017 21:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on Wednesday citing rise of price of the crude oil in the international market.

Nepali Market for Nepali Products

October 19, 2017 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: It is not necessary that there is a back story behind every business. The Local Project started as a start-up for other start-ups in April 29, 2017, and is now giving a platform to new and unique local Nepali products. The Local Project opened as a part of Evoke Café and Bistro Community in Jhamsikhel and has received much recognition ever since.

KAKARBHITTA (Jhapa), Sept 9: A government monitoring team has come across inedible food products being kept for sale in the marketplaces here.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Nepal and China have sealed three important agreements with long term impact on Nepal's socio-economic development.

KATHMANDU, August 6: The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) under the Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to measure quality of milk and dairy products being produced and distributed across the country including Kathmandu valley at the earliest and take action against those found producing or distributing substandard dairy products.

NUWAKOT, July 17: The District Livestock Service Office (DLSO), Nuwakot, has announced that the district has become self-sufficient in meat and milk.

ILAM: Everybody likes presents, and looks forward to buying locally made products to take back as souvenirs while traveling.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Wise choice and use of household electrical devices is crucial for energy saving, Managing Director of CG Corp Global Nirvana Chaudhary has said. Highlighting the long-term benefits of using energy-efficient items, he said energy saving movement can start from home.

The value of handmade products

June 30, 2017 12:02 pm

She is talented and passionate. She dreams of making a difference by enabling the artisans of Nepal to unleash their true potential. Eta Shrestha is an entrepreneur who established her own brand, Tissah, to create quality products in Nepal. From handbags to jewelries, she makes products that are inspired by the Nepali culture and each product has its own unique story to tell. Swasti Gautam spoke to Shrestha to know Tissah’s story beyond its attractive showroom at Lazimpat, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Shangri-la Development Bank is launching two new saving accounts --   Shangri-la Premium Saving Account and Social Security Saving Account -- on Sunday.