The Modi Effect: Redefining Nepal India Relationship
The relationship between Nepal and India has been one of mistrust, on both sides. The visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal in August 2014, the first Indian head of the government to make a bilateral visit to Nepal in 17 years, has re-defined the paradigm of the relationship between the two countries. Read more
More Agreements between India and Nepal
On the sidelines of the 18th SAARC Summit 2014, India and Nepal signed ten bilateral agreements. Some of these agreements have the potential to boost bilateral investment, trade and tourism. Read more
Foreign Companies in Nepal can Invest in Other Nepali Companies
One the major challenges in Nepal for companies with foreign investment is that once they receive approvals for investment in one sector, they are not allowed to invest in Nepali companies in other sectors. Read more
The Devaluation of the NPR: Will the Nepali Rupee Recover or Slump Further?
Despite having several favourable macroeconomic fundamentals, the Nepali Rupee (NPR) has been experiencing excessive volatility against foreign currencies, especially the US Dollar (USD), largely due to the sudden and sharp depreciation of the Indian Rupee (INR) against USD. Read more