TEN Reasons to Invest in Nepal

By Bhupendra Khanal Many aggressive companies are staying away from Nepal, thanks to poor security situation. The power majors are considering of huge investment in Hydropower sector to export power to the power hungry states of India and China, and this is good news for Nepal. A country with very high hydro-power potential has oneContinue reading “TEN Reasons to Invest in Nepal”

Bad Ass Economy: Inflation Soars to 13pc

A press statement issued by Nepal Rastra Bank said that food and beverage prices shot up by 13.4 percent while non-food and service rates were up 12.7 percent. Propelled by a remarkable rise in the prices of food and non-food commodities, the rate of inflation during the first month of the current fiscal year climbedContinue reading “Bad Ass Economy: Inflation Soars to 13pc”

Nepal’s Per Capita Is $470 (Which Still Looks Like a Misprint)

Agriculture growth 14 yr high By Prem Khanal Propelled by the a strong growth in both the agriculture and non-agriculture sectors, the long-ailing economy has bounced back to record 5.56 percent growth in the current fiscal year, highest economic expansion in last the seven years. With the growth, the total size of Nepali economy inContinue reading “Nepal’s Per Capita Is $470 (Which Still Looks Like a Misprint)”

It's Economy Stupid! Maoist Comrades Try to Assure the Business Community

Stock market has been crashed and business circle is confused. As the news of Maoist victory in the polls come out, the Maoist leadership is trying hard to assure the business community that they are here for capitalism. For the CPN Maoist, the victorious party in the April 10 CA polls, the campaign hasn’t endedContinue reading “It's Economy Stupid! Maoist Comrades Try to Assure the Business Community”

In Autocracy, Nepal Economy Goes Down

Renewing its warning issued a month ago, Kathmandu based economic watchdog Institute for Development Studies(IfDS) today said, ” While stagnant income and increasing inflation mean hardships for the ordinary people, capital flight points out that the future economic prospects of the country are bleak.” Here i s the complete text of the report disclosed byContinue reading “In Autocracy, Nepal Economy Goes Down”