Nepal recorded a trade deficit of 109030.40 Million NPR in December of 2018. Balance of Trade in Nepal averaged -34046.43 Million NPR from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -3913.30 Million NPR in October of 2001 and a record low of -132194.70 Million NPR in September of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Nepal is expected to be -90750.00 Million NPR by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Nepal to stand at -90400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nepal Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -91900.00 Million NPR in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Nepal Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -109030.40 -115018.60 -3913.30 -132194.70 Million NPR [+]
Current Account -152155.60 -81955.80 86636.00 -152155.60 Million Rupees [+]
Current Account to GDP -8.20 -0.40 6.20 -8.20 percent [+]
Exports 7910.60 8220.20 9045.90 2831.60 Million NPR [+]
Imports 116940.90 123238.80 141240.60 8000.30 Million NPR [+]
Gold Reserves 6.40 6.43 6.50 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 142.70 145.80 163.90 129.10 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 5.30 4.39 6.86 4.39 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17512.80 13503.90 17512.80 -469.70 NPR Million [+]

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Nepal Balance of Trade

Nepal’s lack of infrastructure and geographic constraints has led to chronic trade deficits. Nepal mainly exports iron and steel, knotted carpets, textiles, plastics, hollow tubes, beverages and vegetables. Nepal mainly imports oil, gold, iron and steel, clothes, pharmaceutical products, cement, electronic appliances, food and vehicles.. This page provides - Nepal Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nepal Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-109030.40 -115018.60 -3913.30 -132194.70 2001 - 2018 Million NPR Monthly




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