Policies and Strategies

Climate Change Policy

The Climate Change Policy 2011 was formulated to address climate change and to achieve climate-friendly physical, social and economic development. It aims to improve livelihoods by mitigating and adapting to the adverse impact of climate change, adopting a low-carbon emissions socio-economic development path, and supporting the country's commitment to national and international agreements related to climate change.

Foreign Investment and One-window Policy

The Foreign Investment and One-Window Policy, was formulated in 1992 in order to increase private sector participation and generate additional opportunities for income and employment, particularly in the area of industrial production. The policy aims to increase productivity by importing foreign capital and modern technology management and skills to increase the competitiveness of Nepalese industries in international markets.

Industrial Policy

The Industrial Policy 2010 was created to bring positive changes in the overall economic and social sectors of Nepal through acceleration of industrial development. The policy aims to boost industrial development activities, create employment, and ensure that the industrial sector contributes to the national economy as a leading sector.

The policy also facilitates increased export of industrial products and growth in national income, and creates a strong basis of investment.

Industrial Policy -Nepali

The Industrial Policy, 2010 is available in Nepali.

Labor and Employment Policy

The Labor and Employment Policy, 2005 was formulated to provide productive, non-discriminatory, exploitation-free, decent, safe and healthy work opportunities in an investment-friendly environment.

Land Use Policy

Land Used Policy, 2012 is currently only available in Nepali. The English version will be available after its official translation.

National Agricultural Policy

The National Agriculture Policy, 2004 was created to improve the standard of living of Nepalis through sustainable agricultural development while transforming the current subsistence-oriented farming into a commercial and competitive farming system. The policy places special priority on the development of high-value agricultural products in areas adjoining the north-south highways and feeder roads, and production of low-weight and high-value agricultural products in remote areas.

Nepal Trade Integration Strategy

Nepal Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS) 2010 is an outcome of the GON's efforts to expand Nepal’s trade, particularly export businesses. It highlights the relationships between the agencies concerned and establishes sectoral linkages to make the trade sector more competitive.

Supply Policy

The Supply Policy, 2012 is available here in Nepali. The English translation will be available soon.

Tourism Policy

Tourism Policy, 2007 is available here in Nepali. Its official translation into English will be available soon.

Trade Policy

Trade Policy, 2009 aims to create conducive atmosphere for competitive trade at the international level. The policy aims to reward the major exporters of Nepalese products and major importers abroad for their role in expansion and promotion of export trade.

Foreign investors and non-resident Nepalese nationals are encouraged to establish an international production network through out-sourcing, contract of services, and production with the view to reaping the benefits of cost-effective production opportunities.

Monetary Policy 2013-14

Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of Nepal has been formuling moneytary policy for every year with the objectives of maintaining price stability, external and financial sector stability, promoting financial access to the general public and facilitating high and sustainable economic growth.

Foreign Investment Policy 2071

Council of Ministers, Government of Nepal has approved new Foreign Investment Policy 2071 on February 27, 2015.
The document is in Nepali version.

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Trade Policy 2072

Trade Policy 2072 has been approved by the Government of Nepal on August, 2015. This policy has replaced the previous Trade Policy 2065. It is expected that the policy will be helpful to increase the export and improve import substitution.
Available in Nepali only.

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Monetary Policy for 2015-16

The NRB, keeping in view the risk of the banking service disruption, made necessary provisions for smooth operation immediately after the earthquake.

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