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Business in Nepal, Kathmandu


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Syllabus of the Subject

Nepalese Economy and Foreign Trade. Hinduism. Ties Nepal-India

  1. Introduction to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  2. Nepalese Economy
    1. The main sectors of the Nepalese Economy
  3. Business in Kathmandu
  4. Foreign Trade of Nepal
  5. Investment in Nepal
  6. Case Study:
    1. Jyoti Group
    2. Kedia Organization
  7. Access to the Nepalese market
  8. Business Plan for Nepal

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Nepalese Economy and Global Trade
  2. To know the trade opportunities in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  3. To explore the Nepalese trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Nepalese Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Nepalese companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Nepalese market

Asia Masters, Doctorate (Global Business, Foreign Trade)

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Nepal” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Courses: Hinduism and Business, Buddhism and Business.

Masters: Ethics, Religions & Business, International Business

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Nepal Study Doctorate in International Business in French Nepal.

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Nepal”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Foreign Trade and Business in India (Bharat)

Masters adapted to Nepal, Online Masters, Doctorate, Foreign Trade, Global Business Nepalese students.

International Trade and Business in Nepal.

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Nepalese Market Access and Trade Agreements.

  1. Nepal and the Hindu Economic Area
  2. Bay of Bengal Initiative
  3. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
    1. South Asian Free-Trade Area (SAFTA)
  4. Asian Clearing Union
  5. South Asia Economic Cooperation (SASEC)
  6. India-Nepal Free Trade Agreement
    1. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and FDI agreement between India and Nepal
  7. Bangladesh-Nepal Trade, Payments, and Transit Agreement
  8. SCO (Dialogue Partner)
  9. Generalized System of Preferences (EU)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  4. International Maritime Organization
    1. Istanbul Convention - not a member
  5. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member

Asian Economic Institutions

  1. Asia-Middle East Dialogue
  2. Asian Development Bank
  3. Boao Forum for Asia
  4. ESCAP
  5. Colombo Plan
  6. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (in the process of accession)

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. UN
  2. WB
  3. WTO
  4. IMF
  5. WCO
  6. Nepal is eligible for the European Investment Bank

South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC): Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka


The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

  1. Borders of Nepal: India and China
  2. Nepal is a Landlocked country
  3. Nepalese Capital: Kathmandu
  4. Area of Nepal: 147,181 km²
  5. Nepalese Population: 26.49 million people (74% works in the agriculture sector)
  6. The official language of Nepal is Nepali
    1. English is used in business
  7. Abolition of Slavery in Nepal: 1926

Jyoti Group (Nepal)
Jyoti Group Nepal

The main religion of Nepal is Hinduism, the second-largest is Buddhism (Mahayana).

  1. Lord Buddha was born in Nepal

Buddhism and Global Business

Business and Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism...

Nepal belongs to Hindu Civilization/Buddhist civilization.

Nepalese Economy

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Nepalese Economy

  1. Nepal has deep economic and cultural ties with India
  2. Strong economic reforms and liberalization: financial system, FDI
  3. The main business opportunities in Nepal are tourism, agriculture, hydro-power, infrastructure, mining, and IT
  4. The main Nepalese economic activity is agriculture (33% of the GDP)
  5. The main Nepalese crops are rice and wheat
  6. Open to FDI in near all the sectors of the Nepalese economy
    1. Nepal Investment Board is the official body
  7. Special Economic Zone
  8. Top Nepalese sectors attracting FDI are energy, services, manufacturing, tourism, construction agriculture, and minerals
  9. The main investors in Nepal are China, India, the U.S., South Korea, and Japan
  10. Nearest Port of Nepal: Calcutta (India), Chittagong, and Mangola (Bangladesh)
  11. Top Nepalese export products: Hand Knotted Woolen Carpet of Nepal, Readymade garments, Pashmina Products, Handicraft, and Leather Goods

Kedia Organization Nepal


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