On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Nepal. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Federal Parliamentary Republic
Population: 30.547 million (2022)
GDP: 40.83 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 25%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 1% - 36%
Major Exports: Palm Oil ($184M), Soybean Oil ($180M), Non-Retail Synthetic Staple Fibers Yarn ($92.3M), Knotted Carpets ($90.4M), and Fruit Juice ($48.6M), exporting mostly to India ($956M), United States ($152M), Germany ($43M), Turkey ($28.3M), and United Kingdom ($26.2M).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($2.24B), Petroleum Gas ($504M), Gold ($433M), Rice ($322M), and Soybean Oil ($306M), importing mostly from India ($8.66B), China ($1.78B), United Arab Emirates ($374M), Indonesia ($297M), and United States ($280M).