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.
Head office: Trade and Export Promotion Centre,
Na Tole, Pulchowk, Lalitpur,
P.O. Box 825, Kathmandu.
Tel : 977-1-5425898/5432642
Fax : 977-1-5425464
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Trade and Export Promotion Centre
Tinpaini, Biratnagar, Morang
P.O. Box 14, Biratnagar
Tel : 977-21-522054
Fax : 977-21-526350
Email : email@example.com
Trade and Export Promotion Cetnre
Bhansar Road, Nepalgunj, Banke
Tel : 977-81-521062
Fax : 977-81-521062