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Nepal, with population of 26.49 million, is located in South Asia between China in the north and India in the south, east, and west. The 125 ethnic groups speaking 123 languages make it one of the most diverse countries in the world. The country is home to 8 out of 10 highest peaks in the world including the Mount Everest. To capture the benefit of a stable trading system, Nepal joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in April 2004.
As a member of WTO, Nepal is open for business and investment, and the Nepal Trade Information Portal is an official source of information needed by traders to move goods and merchandise across the borders of Nepal.
Use the links below for information about the import-export transit process, the regulatory requirements specific to each commodity, the relevant laws, regulations, compliance procedures as well as other useful trade related information.
A Guide to Trade can be found on the horizontal navigation menu above. The guide provides a comprehensive set of instructions and guidelines conveniently organized by topics. Now, you never have to stand in line for trade Information, you can just go online.
The Commodity Search allows searching for measures, procedures, and duties applicable to any commodity.
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The Trade and Export Promotion Centre has released initial statistics for the fiscal year (2072/2074). Compared to the corresponding eleven month period of the previous year, this fiscal (2073/2074) year’s total foreign trade for the first eleven month period increased by 26.2 percent to reaching Rs 960.46 billion....Read
The Trade and Export Promotion Centre has released initial statistics for the fiscal year (2072/2074). Compared to the corresponding ten month period of the previous year, this fiscal (2073/2074) year’s total foreign trade for the first ten month period increased by 30.7 percent to reaching Rs 868.32 billion. ...Read
Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, this fiscal (2073/2074) year’s total foreign trade for the first seven month period increased by 52.3 percent to reaching Rs 599.43 billion।...Read
On Friday September 1st 2017 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was entered into by the Department of Customs (DOC) and the Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC). Attended by the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce Mr. Rabi Shankar Sainju, the MOU was signed by DOC Director General Mr. Ramsharan Chimoriya and TEPC Executive Director Mr. Sarad Bikram Rana. ...Read
The Government of Nepal has upgraded Rasuvagadhi-Kerung border point between Nepal and China as an international port. The government has upgraded the port to meet the international standard from 30th of August, 2017 ...Read
The Government of Nepal has started a feasibility study to explore potential of free trade Agreement with China. Minister for Commerce Romi Gauchan Thakali said the feasibility study is an important step to explore free trade opportunities as Nepal and China has already signed MOU to diversify trade....Read