National Accounts

Imports of Some Major Commodities to Nepal

Value in '000 Rs. 

S.N  Commodities  F.Y. 2012/13 F.Y. 2013/14 F.Y. 2014/15 Annual Change %  compared to previous year   
 (2069/70)  (2070/71)  (2071/72) F.Y. 2013/14 F.Y. 2014/15  
1 Gold    26,009,969    24,794,067      8,494,199 -4.7 -65.7  
2 Iron & Steel and products thereof    57,407,785    65,435,026    79,769,130 14.0 21.9  
3 Copper and articles thereof      4,058,131      4,896,093      4,922,040 20.6 0.5  
4 Aluminium and articles thereof      5,452,184      5,402,979      8,187,984 -0.9 51.5  
5 Zinc and articles thereof      2,467,319      3,076,428      3,707,319 24.7 20.5  
6 Machinery and parts    33,441,134    41,430,594    51,016,531 23.9 23.1  
7 Electronic and Electrical Equipments    23,372,669    28,921,659    36,125,841 23.7 24.9  
8 Transport Vehicles and parts thereof    32,300,773    40,300,376    49,386,015 24.8 22.5  
9 Telecommunication Equipment and parts    13,995,983    14,191,028    19,316,099 1.4 36.1  
10 Aircraft and parts thereof      2,300,030      4,218,407    15,649,695 83.4 271.0  
11 Rubber and articles thereof      4,901,068      5,538,927      6,342,103 13.0 14.5  
12 Cotton ( Yarn and Fabrics)      4,373,118      4,923,510      4,484,230 12.6 -8.9  
13 Man-made staple fibres ( Synthetic, Polyester etc)      8,711,057    10,356,030      9,221,719 18.9 -11.0  
14 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories      8,990,286    11,288,673    10,293,722 25.6 -8.8  
15 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair      2,723,533      3,645,767      3,484,784 33.9 -4.4  
16 Cereals    20,923,444    28,615,503    35,121,451 36.8 22.7  
17 Low erucic acid rape or colza seeds      2,541,617      1,735,007      2,752,630 -31.7 58.7  
18 Crude palm Oil      3,432,460      4,171,246      4,964,572 21.5 19.0  
19 Crude soyabean oil    10,909,747    14,820,366    12,483,277 35.8 -15.8  
20 Pharmaceutical products    15,211,298    16,627,507    21,588,563 9.3 29.8  
21 Chemicals      6,967,115      7,965,679      8,849,642 14.3 11.1  
22 Cement      3,941,956      3,185,916      2,110,922 -19.2 -33.7  
23 Cement Clinkers      5,993,044      6,547,447      8,401,446 9.3 28.3  
24 Fertilizers    16,478,583    14,733,143    15,707,966 -10.6 6.6  
25 Polythene Granules    12,508,571    15,800,755    14,307,347 26.3 -9.5  
26 Industrial monocarboxylic fatty acid      2,346,919      2,082,557      2,124,482 -11.3 2.0  
27 Petroleum Products  111,127,152  134,409,649  112,165,082 21.0 -16.5  
28 Others  158,320,579  203,662,449  233,602,466 28.6 14.7  
  Total  601,207,525  722,776,788  784,581,255 20.2 8.6  
Source: Foreign Trade Statistics of Nepal Fiscal Year 2071/72); Trade & Promotion Center