Economy & Development




Nepal’s foreign exchange reserve: Is it...

Date: 2022-07-28 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

A few weeks ago, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) published its monthly macroeconomic report for June, the pe...

Shrinkflation as the coping mechanism of...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Maela Merrer

The world economy is undergoing the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine which bo...

Common Vision: Nepal and India’s new agr...

Date: 2022-04-13 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on 01 April 2022 embarked on a three-day official visit to India a...

Fertilizer Crunch – a Perennial Issue in...

Date: 2022-03-10 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal and India on 01 March 2022, signed a government-to-government (G2G) deal to procure chemical f...

Replacement Budget Bill 2021/22

| Posted by: CESIF Nepal

The Sher Bahadur Deuba government has laid a new bill for Nepal’s annual financial plan. Finance Min...

Nepal’s trade relations with its neighbo...

Date: 2020-03-05 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Centre for Social Inclusion and Federalism (CESIF) organized a webinar on February 24, 2020, focusin...

Microfinances Fiasco in Nepal

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In recent times, the Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) in Nepal have been criticized for their

News Digest: Economy and Development (Fe...

Date: 2022-02-15 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Money and Banking Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on 04 February 2022 issued a notice to the public regardin...

News Digest Economy & Development (Janua...

Date: 2022-02-02

Money and Banking Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), on 31 January 2022 fixed the premium amount on interest r...

News Digest: Economy & Development (Janu...

Date: 2022-02-02 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Money and Banking According to Nepal Rastra Bank’s (NRB) six months data on refinancing, the central...

News Digest: Economy & Development (Janu...

Date: 2022-01-20 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Money and Banking By introducing a ‘Financial Literacy Framework Directive’ on 17 January 2022, Nepa...

News Digest: Economy & Development (Janu...

Date: 2022-01-14 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Money and Banking Commenting on the current economic situation in the Public Accounts Committee of t...

News Digest: Economy & Development (Dece...

Date: 2022-01-14 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Money and banking The United Kingdom government’s development finance institution, CDC Group announc...

December 2023 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In the fiscal year 2023/24 first quarter monetary policy review, the NRB lowered bank and  poli...

October 2023 Analysis: Economy and Devel...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In October, remittance inflows surged by 22.1% reaching NPR 228.37 billion. New regulations requires...

November 2023 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The government formed a high-level dialogue council involving the private sector to find options to...

September 2023 Analysis: Economy and Dev...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The recent update from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) highlights a reduction in imports, a surge in rem...

August 2023 Analysis: Economy and Develo...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The government expects that the lifting of the ban on land fragmentation will boost the real estate...

July 2023 Analysis: Economy & Developmen...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has adopted a new, flexible monetary policy to bolster the economy while...

June 2023 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Nepal faced a challenging period in FY 2019/20 due to the pandemic but achieved a remarkable turnaro...

May 2023 Analysis: Economy & Development

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The Finance Ministry's announcement of a reduced budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes...

April 2023 Analysis: Economy & Developme...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Nepal's economy shows an increase in remittance inflows and a surplus in the Balance of Payment, but...

March 2023 Analysis: Economy & Developme...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The Nepali government faces challenges formulating the upcoming fiscal year's budget. 

February 2023 Analysis - Economy & Devel...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

According to the mid-January macroeconomic reports published by Nepal Rastra Bank, the year-on-year...

January 2023 Analysis: Economy & Develop...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Nepal’s public debt has increased and in order to decrease the government's current expenses, the Mi...

December 2022 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In order to fulfil the rising demand for electricity combined with a fall in production due to the d...

November 2022 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Managing the power leakages, exports, and domestic consumptions, NEA has earned a profit of Rs.8.5 b...

October 2022 Analysis: Economy and Devel...

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Following a rise in the interest rates on deposits in early October, BFIs raised the interest rates...

September 2022 Analysis: Economy and Dev...

Date: 2022-10-22 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

After one and a half months, the border crossings with China at Tatopani in Sindupalchok and Rasuwag...

August 2022 Analysis: Economy and Develo...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

With Nepal Electricity Association (NEA) reporting a profit of Rs. 16.1 billion in 2021/22, the pros...

July 2022 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2022-10-17 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

The previous fiscal year, to battle the economic slump induced by COVID, NRB had put forth a liberal...

June 2022 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

The upcoming fiscal year’s Rs. 1.79 trillion budget, a 10% increase from the previous, comes at a ti...

May 2022 Analysis: Economy and Developme...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The most recent review period recorded the highest annual consumer inflation rate during the nine mo...

April 2022 Analysis: Economy and Develop...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of April also saw the Nepali economy going through many changes as inflicted rising inflat...

March 2022 Analysis: Economy and Develop...

Date: 2022-04-13 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of March ended without a single bill being endorsed in the Parliament and without any gene...

February 2022 Analysis: Economy and Deve...

Date: 2022-04-12 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

In terms of Economy and Development, this review period saw the Nepali economy record a 64 months hi...

January 2022 Analysis: Economy & Develop...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

In the front of Economy and development, the Nepali economy underwent some serious economic scares a...

2021 Annual Analysis: Economy & Developm...

Date: 2022-03-09 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal’s economy went through a series of changes over the past year. Looking closely at the sectors-...

November 2021 Analysis: Economy and Deve...

Date: 2021-12-14 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) launched the highly anticipated National Payment Switch (NPS) in a bid to ea...

October 2021 Analysis: Economy and Devel...

Date: 2021-11-16 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The Minister of Foreign Affairs appealed his Chinese counterpart to re-open Nepal-China trade and tr...

September 2021 Analysis: Economy and Dev...

Date: 2021-10-29 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

On the economic front, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Nepal’s government revenue, foreign exc...

August 2021 Analysis: Economy and Develo...

Date: 2021-09-20 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of August saw the unveiling of the Monetary Policy for the Fiscal Year 2021/22 by the Gove...

July 2021 Analysis: Economy & Developmen...

Date: 2021-08-18 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal continued to direct its remittance earnings on imports of agricultural products and commoditie...

June 2021 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of June saw various sectors of the economy gradually commencing their operations following...

Proceedings Report: Infrastructure Finan...

Date: 2022-06-23 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

As a country at the cusp of least developed country (LDC) graduation, Nepal is committed to the deve...