Imports$5.4 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$896 million (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)9.1% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate46% (2008 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$1,300 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate3.5% (2010 est.)
Internet users577,800 (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellular9.196 million (2009)
Population growth rate1.768% (2012 est.)
Population29,890,686 (July 2012 est.)
About this country
In 1951, the Nepali monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government.
Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy.
An insurgency led by Maoist extremists broke out in 1996....
Nepal is among the poorest and least developed countries in the world, with almost one-quarter of its population living below the poverty line.
Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy, providing a livelihood for three-fourths of the population and accounting for about one-third of GDP.
Industrial activity mainly involves the processing of agricultural products, including pulses, jute, sugarcane, tobacco, and grain....
Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)
Report Summary Providing critical information and analysis on the trade environment, D&B Country Reports offer in-depth analysis for evaluating risks and opportunities when trading overseas. This detailed ...
Country Watch Inc.
Nepal Country Review is a concise and meaningful source of country-specific information, containing fundamental demographic, social, political, economic, investment and environmental information in a consistent ...
This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Nepal, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA Country ...
Introduction This PEST country analysis report on Nepal provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support ...
Growth is estimated to have slowed to 3.6% in the 2012/13 fiscal year (ending in July) from 4.6% in the previous year. Political uncertainties hit private investment and tourism quite hard, but were partly ...
The Economist Intelligence Unit
Outlook for 2014-15 A new interim government headed by a former Supreme Court chief justice, Khil Raj Regmi, was appointed in March 2013. However, political stability is unlikely to improve greatly in ...
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