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									                                                                 NEPAL
GENERAL INFORMATION:
Member Trade Bloc: SAARC Location: Southern Asia, between China and India Capital: Kathmandu Surface area: 141 thousand sq km
Official language: Nepalese Population: 27.9million (2009-- Hindu 80.6%, Buddhist 10.7%, Muslim 4.2%, Kirant 3.6%, Ports & Harbors:
None

KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS                                              2005                 2006                2007            2008          2009
GDP (US$ bn):                                                         7.5                  7.9                 9.6            12.3           13.1
GDP per capita (Us$)                                                 322                   335                 400             444           471
Real GDP growth (% change YOY)                                        2.7                  3.0                 2.5             4.7            4.0
Goods & services exports (%GDP)                                      15.5                 13.9                 Na             13.9            Na
Inflation(% change YOY)                                               4.5                  8.0                 6.5             7.7           13.2
Unemployment rate (%)                                                 Na                   Na                  Na              46             46
Total Exports (US$ bn)                                               0.83                 0.760              0.888             Na           0.907
Total Imports (US$ bn)                                               1.86                 2.100              2.904             Na           3.626
FDI Inflows (US$ mn)                                                   2                    -7                 6                1             Na
FDI Outflows (US$ mn)                                                 Na                   Na                 Na               Na             Na

GDP – COMPOSITION: Agriculture: 35% Industry: 16%, Services: 49% (2009)
MAJOR INDUSTRIES tourism, carpet, textile; small rice, jute, sugar, and oilseed mills; cigarette; cement and brick production
Export Partner of Nepal: India 67.7%, United States 7.1%, Germany 4.7%, Pakistan 0.06%.
Import Partner of Nepal: India 59.4%, China 13.1%, Singapore 1.7%, Pakistan 0.4%.

NEPAL’S MAIN ITEMS OF EXPORTS: carpets, clothing, leather                    NEPAL’S MAIN ITEMS OF IMPORTS: gold, machinery and
goods, jute goods, grain                                                     equipment, petroleum products, fertilizer

                                              TRADE BETWEEN PAKISTAN & NEPAL
                                                         MILLION US$
                                                       TOTAL                                                                           % SHARE IN
 YEAR         EXPORT        IMPORT      Balance of   EXPORT OF      % SHARE IN                             TOTAL IMPORTS                 TOTAL
                                          Trade      PAKISTAN       TOTAL EXP.                              OF PAKISTAN                 IMPORTS
2004-05         2.741         3.759      (1.018)      14,391.081       0.019                                  20,598.114                  0.018
2005-06         3.123         3.292      (0.169)      16,452.398       0.019                                  28,586.007                  0.011
2006-07         1.631         3.166      (1.535)      16,976.243       0.009                                  30,539.709                  0.010
2007-08         0.772         1.202      (0.430)      19,222.857       0.004                                  39,968.496                  0.003
2008-09         1.966         0.866       1.100       17,781.883       0.011                                  34,822.059                  0.002



                 Export Commodities from Pakistan                                            Import Commodities from Pakistan
                          Millions US$                                                                Millions US$
Commodity Description                   2007       2008      2009           Commodity Description                     2007        2008       2009
Cotton yarn & woven fabrics             1.401      0.927     0.507          Coffee, Tea & spices etc.                 1.644       2.583      1.022
Foot wear                               0.476      0.244     0.222          Man made filaments & yarns                  ---          ----     ----
Ed. Fruits, nuts etc.                   0.204      0.106       ---          Pharmaceutical products                   0.056       0.053      0.059
Article of apparel/cloth access         0.193      0.110       ---          Plastic & articles there of               0.062       0.059      0.056
Cotton yarn & woven fabrics          1.401    0.927       0.507     Oil seed, grains etc.                    0.066      0.063      0.045
Source: WTO Trade data base, World Development Indicators, Federal Bureau of Statistics, State Bank of Pakistan, Investment Map, TDAP



PAKISTAN EMBASSY IN NEPAL                       EMBASSY OF NEPAL                                          FEDERATION OF NEPALESE
TANGAL CORNER                                   House #11, Street 84, G-6/4                               CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND
Katmandu                                        Islamabad                                                 INDUSTRY (FNCCI)
Tel :977-1-411421/410565                        Phone: (+92-51) 2828838, 2278051                          Pachali Shahid Shukra FNCCI Milan Marg,
Fax :977-1-419113                               Fax: (+92-51) 2217875                                     Teku, P.O. Box 269, Kathmandu
                                                                                                          Telephone : (00977-1) 4262061 / 4262218 /
                                                                                                          4266889, Fax : (00977-1) 4261022 / 4262007
                                                                                                          E-mail : fncci@mos.com.np
                                                                                                          Website : http://www.fncci.org

								
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