Trade and Export Promotion Centre's Profile


The Government of Nepal has established "Trade and Export Promotion Centre", a national trade promotion organization of the country in November 2006, as a focal point, by merging three organizations namely Trade Promotion Centre, Export Promotion Board and Carpet & Wool Development Board, with the objective of promoting foreign trade in general and export trade in particular of the country.

The functions are to:

  • Advise the Government of Nepal in formulating policies for the development and expansion of trade and export.
  • Contribute to strengthening the national economy by developing and expanding trade and export of the country.
  • Support in achieving the goal of poverty alleviation through the development of rural economy by enhancing internal and external market for agro-based and other products.
  • Launch programs by establishing coordination among different agencies for increasing the production of exportable products.
  • Assist to diversify trade by identifying potential market for exportable products.
  • Cooperate in opening institutions for export promotion and to diversify trade and extend support to such institutions.
  • Plead for technical assistance with national and international organizations for improving quality/standard of exportable products.
  • Implement appropriate programs so as to attract investment at the national and international level for export-oriented and import management project.
  • Act as information pool by collecting , disseminating and publishing useful trade-related information.
  • Study and identify the problems of foreign trade and advise the Government of Nepal with appropriate measures to solve such problems.
  • Assist in market test of exportable products.
  • Organize buyers/seller meet and conduct training seminar and workshops.
  • Simplify the procedures relating quality control, insurance and transport and enhance support services for export transaction.

Location:

Head office: Trade and Export Promotion Centre,
Na Tole, Pulchowk, Lalitpur,
P.O. Box 825, Kathmandu.
Tel : 977-1-5525898/5532642
Fax : 977-1-5525464
Email : info@tepc.gov.np  

Regional Office:

Trade and Export Promotion Centre
Regional Office

Tinpaini, Biratnagar, Morang
P.O. Box 14, Biratnagar
Tel : 977-21-522054
Fax : 977-21-526350
Email : tpcbrt@nns.com.np

 

Trade and Export Promotion Cetnre
Regional Office
Bhansar Road, Nepalgunj, Banke
Tel : 977-81-521062
Fax : 977-81-521062

 

Chairman and Members of Nepal Trade and Export Promotion Development Board:
Mr. Naindra Prasad Upadhyaya
Secretary,
Ministry of Commerce.


Chairman

Mr. Yogendra Gauchan
Director General,
Department of Commerce.


Member

Mr. Tek Bahadur Khatri
Under-secretary,
Ministry of Finance.

 

Member

Mr. Anup B. Malla
Chairperson: Export Promotion Committee,
Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry.



Member

Mr. Ayush Man Sherchan
Kathmandu Metro, 16, KTM



Member

Mr. Deependra Shrestha
Beni Municipality-6, Myagdi



Member

Mr. Sarad Bikram Rana
Executive Director,
Trade and Export Promotion Center.


Member Secretary