Nepal Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 660
No. Of products 897
No. Of partners 127
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,612
No. Of products 4,066
No. Of partners 159

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.37
Index of export market penetration3.08
World Growth-6.47
Country Growth-5.52

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)39.36
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)10.66

Nepal top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India419 63.48
United States70 10.66
Germany27 4.05
United Kingdom21 3.13
Turkey13 1.91
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India4,008 60.62
China920 13.91
United Arab Emirates266 4.03
Indonesia118 1.79
Switzerland112 1.69

Nepal Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials46 6.97 700 10.59 8.94
Intermediate goods241 36.53 2,339 35.38 9.58
Consumer goods361 54.68 2,213 33.48 17.38
Capital goods12 1.78 1,359 20.55 10.95

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Carpets and other te ...63,617.25
Woven fabrics obtain ...35,289.47
Mixtures of juices, ...22,962.37
Yarn, <85% polyester ...22,305.52
Petroleum oils, etc, ...606,231.80
Semi-fin prod, iron ...228,318.40
Silver in oth semi-m ...197,153.70
Petroleum gases and ...148,196.33
Transmission apparat ...146,377.78

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Nepal

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 3
Simple Average (%) 12.63
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 327,162.14
Maximum Rate (%) 184.83
Weighted Average (%) 12.31
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 6.25

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.14
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.13

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All42.90

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2012

No Of NTM Measures (2012)47
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2012)5,052

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)21,144
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)730.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-6,068.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-28.70

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank105
Trading Across Borders Rank76

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.38
LPI Rank124