Nepal Foreign Direct Investment

2002 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Nepal Foreign Direct Investment

  • Nepal Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 42.8 USD mn in Apr 2022, compared with an increase of 52.4 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Nepal Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Oct 2002 to Apr 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 80.1 USD mn in Jan 2018 and a record low of -6.0 USD mn in Apr 2006.

CEIC converts quarterly Foreign Direct Investment into USD. Nepal Rastra Bank provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency. Nepal Rastra Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment is in quarterly frequency ending in April, July, October, January of each year. The fiscal year is from July 16th to July 15th.


Related information about Nepal Foreign Direct Investment

  • In the latest reports of Nepal, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.3 USD bn in Apr 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 36.3 USD bn in Jul 2021.

View Nepal's Foreign Direct Investment from Oct 2002 to Apr 2022 in the chart:

Nepal Foreign Direct Investment

What was Nepal's Foreign Direct Investment in Apr 2022?

Nepal Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 42.8 USD mn in Apr 2022, compared with an increase of 52.4 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
42.8 Apr 2022 52.4 Jan 2022 -6.0 Apr 2006 80.1 Jan 2018 USD mn quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022

Foreign Direct Investment by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 306.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 90.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (USD mn) 3,563.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 364.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 59,360.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (USD mn) 2,987.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -2,996.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) 1,759.2 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 1,202.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 1,884.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 13,240.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 167.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 110.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 18.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 7,581.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 89.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 861.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Canada (USD mn) 15,881.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2022
Chile (USD mn) 1,041.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
China (USD mn) 47,700.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 5,186.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 1,011.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -4,159.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 719.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 3,047.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 138.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 4,083.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 251.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
European Union (USD mn) -16,382.3 May 2022 monthly Apr 1999 - May 2022
Finland (USD mn) 303.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
France (USD mn) 4,301.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 437.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2021
Germany (USD mn) -9,325.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - May 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 346.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) 470.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 35,166.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -656.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -252.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
India (USD mn) 17,253.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 5,528.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Iran (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 52.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Israel (USD mn) 4,658.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1972 - Mar 2022
Italy (USD mn) 545.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 508.5 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 3,222.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 376.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,943.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 524.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 834.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 165.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 94.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -18.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) 130.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 95.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 278.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 283.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -29,435.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -7,104.0 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 176.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 45.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 2,789.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Malta (USD mn) 1,046.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,458.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 19,589.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 194.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 158.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 187.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 416.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 1,407.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 409.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) 42.8 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,338.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 1,658.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) -182.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 1,512.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Oman (USD mn) 2,860.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 271.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Jun 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 101.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) 697.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) 5,605.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 741.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Poland (USD mn) 751.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 1,164.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) -1,229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) 918.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Russia (USD mn) -13,804.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 1,965.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 413.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - May 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 24,269.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 474.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 340.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 1,469.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2021
Spain (USD mn) 5,383.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 189.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 108.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 4,692.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 14,224.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -612.885 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2017 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 412.623 Jun 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.9 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,351.076 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,347.674 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 2,117.893 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,021.7 May 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 104.2 May 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -6.8 May 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,105.025 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 15,669.150 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,734.145 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,125.9 May 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -3.3 May 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 279,262.042 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 102,823.325 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9.151 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1983 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 16.586 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.421 May 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - May 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 129.094 May 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - May 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 12,488.806 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 158,570.579 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -146,081.772 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 93,524.651 May 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 64.613 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jun 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 3,699.556 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 35,551.762 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 8,724.637 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 17,342.286 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jun 2022
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 516.164 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 2,662.045 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 1,214.696 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 4,633.295 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 272.059 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 31,571.152 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 16,476.964 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,314.4 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 42.8 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 8,896.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 360.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 473.020 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2021
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
BoP: Current Account (NPR mn) -158,641.846 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (NPR mn) 4,740.781 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods Balance (NPR mn) -415,115.749 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (NPR mn) -9,796.277 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (NPR mn) 285,916.998 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 267.883 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,680.373 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 43,173.355 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 9.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,284.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.3 May 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 494.557 May 2022 monthly Jul 1957 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 32,956.862 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 13.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 44,624.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 22.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 0.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) -100.00 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 80.14 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 5,531,686.677 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 5,353,550.856 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 951,828.631 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Foreign Reserve (USD mn) 8,949.318 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn) 1,945,068.90 Jan 2018 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2018
CB: NPL (NPR mn) 27,174.060 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015

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