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Chandan Sapkota
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Twin deficits in Nepal
It was published in The Kathmandu Post , 14 September 2018 Current account deficit The large current account deficit right now reflects low domestic savings and high consumption, indicating a reckless fiscal policy and credit flows to unproductive sectors N...
Twin deficits in Nepal
Twin deficits in Nepal
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0.9 million economic establishments engage 3.4 million people in Nepal
On September 13, the Central Bureau of Statistics released preliminary results of the first ever National  Economic Census 2018 . The preliminary results are based on enumerator’s control forms, which is basically a summary sheet of details in form B. Data ...
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Nepal can now use Chinese ports for third country trade and more
China allows Nepal access to its ports, ending Indian monopoly From The Kathmandu Post : Two years after signing the Transit and Transportation Agreement, Nepal and China have agreed on the text of the protocol to the agreement that would allow Nepali trade...
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750 MW West Seti project doomed, and BIMSTEC plan for $50 bn infrastructure projects
Project doomed after Chinese company turns down proposal From The Kathmandu Post : The West Seti Hydroelectric Project has all but collapsed after the Chinese developer turned down the government request to execute the project citing financial infeasibility...
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नेरु भर्सेस भारु (विनिमय दर)
सेतोपाटीमा प्रकाशित विचार , भदौ ८, २०७५ नेरु भर्सेस भारु सय भारतीय रुपैयाँ (भारु) बराबर कति नेपाली रुपैयाँ (नेरु) हुन्छ? यसको जवाफ प्राय: हामी सबैलाई थाहा छ- १ सय ६० रुपैयाँ। यो दर कहिले तय भयो? किन कहिल्यै घटबढ हुँदैन? नेपालले भारतसँग आफ्नो मुद्राको विनिमय...
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Kathmandu-Kerung railway to cost US$2.6 billion, mandatory credit rating of loans and more
Kathmandu-Kerung railway to cost an estimated Rs257 billion From The Kathmandu Post : The Department of Railways (DoR) on Sunday said construction of Kathmandu-Kerung railway is estimated to cost Rs257 billion. The construction of the railway running throug...
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Indian EXIM Bank proposes stake in Nepal's infrastructure bank, Nepal Bangladesh energy cooperation and more
India’s Exim Bank proposes stake in infrastructure bank From The Kathmandu Post : Exim Bank of India, an undertaking of the government of India, is exploring an investment opportunity in Nepal, potentially setting up its own infrastructure bank or making eq...
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India's improving economic outlook
Here are major highlights from IMF’s 2018 IV report on the Indian economy :  Following disruptions caused by November 2016 demonetization and July 2017 GST rollout, the economy is stabilizing. Real GDP growth slowed to 6.7% in FY2018 (April 2017-March 2018)...
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Subnational regulations and competitive populism
It was published in The Kathmandu Post , 07 August 2018. Competitive populism An emerging but entirely predictable major headache for federal government is the tendency of subnational governments to engage in a race-to-the-bottom revenue policy. Provincial ...
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Competitive populism in #Nepal: Subnational governments must compete to attract more investment and boost growth instead of competing on regulatory regimes that sets them on a path to the bottom. http://bit.ly/2LUIP3K
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