Nepal Trade Balance

1974 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Nepal Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in Mar 2021, compared with a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in the previous month. Nepal Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Aug 1974 to Mar 2021, with an averaged value of -71.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 1.7 USD mn in Aug 1975 and a record low of -1.2 USD bn in Jul 2018. CEIC converts monthly Trade Balance into USD. Nepal Rastra Bank provides Trade Balance in local currency. Nepal Rastra Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Trade Balance prior to Aug 2003 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Nepal Total Exports reached 93.2 USD mn in Mar 2021, an increase of 9.3 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 1.2 USD bn in Mar 2021, an increase of 16.3 % year on year.

View Nepal's Trade Balance from Aug 1974 to Mar 2021 in the chart:

Nepal Trade Balance

What was Nepal's Trade Balance in Mar 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1,110.5 Mar 2021 -1,141.2 Feb 2021 -1,186.7 Jul 2018 1.7 Aug 1975 USD mn monthly Aug 1974 - Mar 2021

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -316.4 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Mar 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 704.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -146.3 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Mar 2021
Australia (USD mn) 4,297.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) -383.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 341.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,679.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 327.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,317.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 99.1 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 10,349.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Apr 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -39.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -265.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -939.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Canada (USD mn) -907.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Chile (USD mn) 535.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
China (USD mn) 13,798.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -959.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Feb 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -693.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -671.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 2,289.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 716.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 343.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -3,340.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -88.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
European Union (USD mn) 26,255.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Finland (USD mn) -411.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
France (USD mn) -6,348.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -442.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 23,184.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,380.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -3,472.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 900.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -116.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
India (USD mn) -15,240.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,567.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Mar 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 7,517.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,934.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Italy (USD mn) 7,048.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 288.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Japan (USD mn) 2,739.8 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -911.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,520.5 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Feb 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -840.9 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Feb 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 388.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -381.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,291.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -175.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -59.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -110.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -682.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,265.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -274.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,910.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Malta (USD mn) -135.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Feb 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -215.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -294.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 64.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -179.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -1,689.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 8.2 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,110.5 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Mar 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,222.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 23.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,551.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Norway (USD mn) 2,989.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Oman (USD mn) 941.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,994.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Apr 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -514.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 490.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Peru (USD mn) 749.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,293.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,069.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Feb 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -855.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,284.9 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Feb 2021
Russia (USD mn) 9,044.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -591.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 5,899.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 481.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 318.9 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Feb 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 1,959.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,438.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -571.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 479.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,725.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021

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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) -110.417 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2017 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 412.623 Jun 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.7 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.8 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 30.3 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,075.490 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,058.870 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 1,860.750 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,110.5 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 93.2 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 9.3 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2004 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,595.823 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 11,855.653 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 295.982 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,203.6 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 16.3 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2004 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 238,474.900 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,751.314 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9.524 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1983 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 14.606 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.479 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 172.161 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Mar 2021
NP: Exports: fob: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn) 2.827 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 10,861.782 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 20,074.478 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Mar 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 29,920.128 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -129,483.277 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 8,258.209 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 55.870 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Mar 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 2,547.703 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 140,345.059 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 90,350.452 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 1,892.405 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2021
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 528.333 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2021
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 408.679 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2021
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 2,991.158 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2021
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 1,066.050 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -419.6 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.9 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 64.9 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 402.9 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.567 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 1,974.734 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - 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: Assets (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: Reserve Assets & Related Items (RR) (NPR mn) -104,870.494 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
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) 7,549.850 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 40,466.123 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 22.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 10,899.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.1 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 430.347 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1957 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 25.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 29,842.821 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 36,702.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,562.428 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 18.13 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 71.13 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 4,712,684.686 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 879,255.564 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 4,274,366.699 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
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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