Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2003 - 2022 | Monthly | NA | CEIC Data

Key information about Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

  • Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 6.5 Months of Import in Apr 2022, compared with the ratio of 6.2 in the previous month
  • Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated monthly, available from Aug 2003 to Apr 2022
  • The data reached an all-time high of 29.3 in Oct 2015 and a record low of 5.6 in Apr 2011

CEIC calculates Foreign Exchange Reserves as Months of Import from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and monthly Imports. Nepal Rastra Bank provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD and Imports in local currency. Nepal Rastra Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. The Nepalese calendar begins approximately on 16th of the previous month and ends on 15th of the reference month

View Nepal's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import from Aug 2003 to Apr 2022 in the chart:

Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

What was Nepal's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in Apr 2022?

Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 6.5 Months of Import in Apr 2022, compared with the ratio of 6.2 in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
6.5 Apr 2022 6.2 Mar 2022 5.6 Apr 2011 29.3 Oct 2015 NA monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (NA) 6.6 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Apr 2022
Algeria (NA) 15.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Argentina (NA) 4.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Armenia (NA) 5.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Australia (NA) 1.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1971 - Apr 2022
Austria (NA) 0.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (NA) 8.7 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (NA) 2.7 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Bangladesh (NA) 5.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Apr 2022
Belarus (NA) 1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2022
Belgium (NA) 0.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (NA) 1.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (NA) 6.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Botswana (NA) 5.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Brazil (NA) 14.7 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 2000 - Mar 2022
Brunei (NA) 4.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2021
Bulgaria (NA) 6.4 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Apr 2022
Cambodia (NA) 8.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 2013 - Feb 2022
Canada (NA) 1.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2022
Chile (NA) 5.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
China (NA) 13.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Colombia (NA) 7.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2022
Croatia (NA) 6.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (NA) 0.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Czech Republic (NA) 8.5 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Apr 2022
Denmark (NA) 6.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Ecuador (NA) 2.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Egypt (NA) 4.1 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2022
Estonia (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
European Union (NA) 1.1 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Finland (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
France (NA) 0.8 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Apr 2022
Georgia (NA) 3.0 May 2022 monthly Oct 1995 - May 2022
Germany (NA) 0.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2022
Ghana (NA) 7.2 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Feb 2022
Greece (NA) 0.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (NA) 8.6 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Apr 2022
Hungary (NA) 2.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Iceland (NA) 6.3 May 2022 monthly Oct 2000 - May 2022
India (NA) 8.8 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1990 - Apr 2022
Indonesia (NA) 6.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Ireland (NA) 0.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Israel (NA) 18.9 May 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2022
Italy (NA) 0.8 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Ivory Coast (NA) 0.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Japan (NA) 16.2 May 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - May 2022
Jordan (NA) 6.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Kazakhstan (NA) 2.2 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2022
Kenya (NA) 5.2 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Apr 2022
South Korea (NA) 6.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - May 2022
Kosovo (NA) 2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Kuwait (NA) 14.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2021
Kyrgyzstan (NA) 4.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Laos (NA) 2.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Latvia (NA) 1.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Lebanon (NA) 27.5 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (NA) 0.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Macau SAR, China (NA) 16.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
North Macedonia (NA) 2.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Malawi (NA) 1.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (NA) 6.8 May 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - May 2022
Malta (NA) 1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Apr 2022
Mauritius (NA) 11.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Mexico (NA) 3.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Moldova (NA) 4.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Mongolia (NA) 4.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Montenegro (NA) 5.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Morocco (NA) 4.6 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
Mozambique (NA) 4.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2022
Myanmar (NA) 6.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2010 - Mar 2021
Nepal (NA) 6.5 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (NA) 0.1 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2022
New Zealand (NA) 2.3 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Apr 2022
Nigeria (NA) 9.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Norway (NA) 7.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Oman (NA) 5.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (NA) 1.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Palestinian Territory (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Apr 2022
Panama (NA) 7.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Paraguay (NA) 6.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Peru (NA) 14.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2022
Philippines (NA) 8.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1979 - Apr 2022
Poland (NA) 4.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Portugal (NA) 0.4 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Qatar (NA) 14.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Romania (NA) 3.4 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Mar 2022
Russia (NA) 20.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (NA) 33.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Serbia (NA) 3.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Singapore (NA) 8.1 May 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - May 2022
Slovakia (NA) 0.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Slovenia (NA) 0.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
South Africa (NA) 5.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Apr 2022
Spain (NA) 1.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Apr 2022
Sri Lanka (NA) 0.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Sudan (NA) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2017
Sweden (NA) 2.5 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Apr 2022
Switzerland (NA) 32.7 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Syria (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011

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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) 157.985 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2017 - Sep 2021
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
Government Debt: External (NPR mn) 594,926.200 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Debt: Total (NPR mn) 1,047,896.800 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Domestic Debt: Annual: Bonds & Treasury Bills (NPR mn) 800,320.067 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,193.3 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 105.5 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.3 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,097.301 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 10,747.117 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 250.567 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,298.8 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.7 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 189,890.034 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 42,289.707 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9.545 Feb 2022 monthly Sep 1983 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 28.470 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.633 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 204.689 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 3,692.038 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 157,927.145 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 28,577.387 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 12,826.843 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 104,460.857 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 24,888.901 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -145,100.302 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 9,057.783 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 77.023 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 4,200.359 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 520.677 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 263.666 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 1,956.224 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 1,215.904 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Minerals (NPR mn) 23,217.635 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn) 33,972.859 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 18,580.079 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 29,973.315 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 17,535.568 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,689.6 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 52.4 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 8,782.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
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: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
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
BoP: Current Account: Services (NPR mn) -22,382.415 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (NPR mn) -3,316.606 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (NPR mn) 59,809.448 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (NPR mn) -5,106.351 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Reserve Assets & Related Items (RR) (NPR mn) 146,699.918 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn) -8,866.024 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit (NPR mn) -1,609.268 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (NPR mn) 12,549.723 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Import cif (NPR mn) -504,261.573 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods Balance (NPR mn) -448,500.313 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (NPR mn) 0.000 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (NPR mn) 259,280.810 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Capital Account (NPR mn) 3,558.345 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (NPR mn) 9,233.116 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports fob (NPR mn) 55,761.259 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account (NPR mn) -202,368.802 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (NPR mn) -49,232.232 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account (NPR mn) 60,976.563 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (NPR mn) 26,849.817 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit (NPR mn) 260,890.179 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment in Nepal (NPR mn) 6,273.466 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 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) 7,741.135 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 43,817.142 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 10.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 May 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,405.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 500.565 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1957 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 33,635.870 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,002.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 30,927.486 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 26.85 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 80.34 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 943,025.054 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 5,482,226.673 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 5,337,804.213 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Foreign Reserve (USD mn) 9,138.714 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn) 1,945,068.90 Jan 2018 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2018
Commercial Banks: Deposits exclude Interbank (NPR mn) 4,097,521.729 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
CB: NPL (NPR mn) 27,174.060 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015

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