Increase in exports of Nepali goods

Birgunj, 28 Jan– Exports of Nepali goods to India and third countries have increased significantly in the last six months of the current Fiscal Year 2078/79 BS from Birgunj, established as a major trade port of the country. Compared to the first six months of FY 2077/78, the export of Nepali goods increased by 186 percent in the corresponding period of the current Fiscal Year.

From July to December of the current Fiscal Year 2077/78, Nepali goods worth more than Rs. 19.53 billion were exported. In comparison, in the corresponding period of the current Fiscal Year, Nepali goods worth Rs. 36.29 billion .

This is 185.76 percent more than last year. The main items exported to India and third countries through Birgunj are refined soybean oil, refined palm oil, fruit juice, refined sunflower oil and cotton cloth, said Sumit Gupta, Information Officer at the Birgunj Customs Office.

He said that the increase in the export of Nepali goods to India and third countries through the Birgunj checkpoint has had a positive impact on the revenue collection of the Birgunj Customs Office. Compared to the first six months of the last fiscal year, 44 percent more revenue has been collected in the corresponding period of the current fiscal year.

Revenue of Rs. 73.55 billion was collected in the first six months of the last fiscal year. In the corresponding period of the current fiscal year, it has managed to collect Rs. 32.35 billion or Rs. 105.90 billion, according to the Birgunj Customs. Problems in service flow due to lack of document technology friendliness There has been problem in service flow due to lack of document technology friendliness in the Birgunj-based survey office of Parsa.

In the digital age, there is still a delay in editing documents and documents from the office in the old style. In the Birgunj-based Napi office, maps, old documents and other documents are according to the old documents. Chief Survey Officer of the office Narayan Kumar Shrestha informed that all these documents have not been documented in the computer so far.

All paperwork needs to be documented on a computer as needed. The office has been operating in three rented buildings. The office currently has 25 employees.

By Auther