The ‘Doing Business in Nepal: A guide to Indian investors’ is a reference publication prepared by the Nepal India Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NICCI), Nepal in association with the Embassy of India, Kathmandu (EoI, Ktm).
The research, compilation and printing has been fully funded by the Embassy of India, Kathmandu and NICCI extends its gratitude to the EoI, Ktm for this immense encouragement.
NICCI would like to thank T R Upadhyaya & Co. Kathmandu for their work on the research, and compilation as also the professional expertise in areas of setting up companies and facilitating investments into Nepal that they have readily shared in this publication. We thank Mr Joydeb Chakravarty, Thompson Nepal Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu for making this Guide a creative presentation with its coherent layout and user friendly design.
NICCI would like to acknowledge the various institutions of both Nepal and India, upon whose published information we relied on for the researching of this guide. On the Nepali side, the publications of the relevant ministries of the Government of Nepal especially the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Supplies (MoCS), the Department of Industry (DoI) and the reports published by the Nepal Rashtra Bank (NRB) were valuable. On the Indian side, the periodical reports of the Ministry of External Trade, the departments of Export & Imports and Internal Revenue, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the documentation of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) were especially useful. In addition, the work of international agencies like the World Bank, UNCTAD, IMF and WTO with regards to industry, labour and trade in Nepal was useful.
NICCI also thanks all those individuals representing organizations, government bodies, industry & business chambers who gave us their time to provide and clarify information and offer their advise for the creation of this Guide.
NICCI extends a special note of gratitude to the then Counselor (Commerce), EoI, Ktm, Mr Harsh Jain, the First Secretary (Commerce), Ms Anju Ranjan and Ms Vaijayanti Khare’, Head - Operations, Chaudhary Group for the enthusiasm and untiring effort in driving this exercise to fruition.