Top 10 Countries with Highest Export of Beaten Rice from Nepal

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top 10 Countries with Highest Export of Beaten Rice from Nepal

Beaten Rice, locally called chiura is a popular traditional food item used as a snack across the country. It is a good source of carbohydrates, packed with iron, rich in fiber, a good source of antioxidants and essential vitamins, and is gluten-free. In this article, we have listed the top ten countries to which Nepal has exported Beaten Rice in the year 2020-21.

*The data is collected from the Ministry of Finance and the ranking is done according to the export value.

10. India

India
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One of Nepal's most important trading partners is India. Nepal and India have a strong bilateral relationship. These relationships are close, comprehensive, and multidimensional, and are more prominent in political, social, cultural, religious, and economic contacts with each other. They are founded on the age-old connection of history, culture, tradition, and religion. The two countries established diplomatic relations on June 17, 1947, to provide a formal tone to such historic links. The two countries' open border remains a distinctive characteristic of our relationship. Nepal values its relationship with India in the fields of trade and transit. Nepal exported 16,000 kilograms of beaten rice to the Republic of Korea in 2020-21, with an export value of 640 thousand rupees.

  • Export Quantity : 16,000 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 640

9. Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea
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Nepal and the Republic of Korea (RoK) established diplomatic relations on May 15, 1974. The two countries' relations are built on mutual respect, friendship, and cooperation. These ties have been fostered further by frequent exchanges of visits at various levels. South Korea is one of Nepal's top foreign investors. Many Korean investors have expressed a strong desire to invest in Nepal, particularly in the hydropower, construction, and service industries. Electronics, the hotel sector, the chemical industry, medicinal items, and mineral water, among other fields, are all undergoing joint ventures. The volume of trade between Nepal and the Republic of Korea has increased throughout time, with the trade balance significantly favoring Korea. Nepal exported 22,354 kilograms of beaten rice to the Republic of Korea in 2020-21, with an export value of 4,148 thousand rupees.

  • Export Quantity : 22,354 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 4,148

8. Hong Kong

Hong Kong
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Relationship between diplomats The relationship between Nepal and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region dates back to the British rule in Hong Kong at the time. The relationship was kept up by the Royal Nepalese Liaison Office in Hong Kong at the time. The Nepalese government has always admired Hong Kong's open and truly tolerant society, as well as the numerous opportunities provided to ethnic minorities. Through mutual cooperation in the fields of tourism promotion, business promotion, investment promotion, and many other promising sectors, the Governments of Nepal and Hong Kong SAR can enhance their relationship. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 46,861 kg of beaten rice to Hong Knog, worth 5,262 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 46,861 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 5,262

7. Canada

Canada
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Nepal and Canada established diplomatic ties on January 18, 1965, and have had a long history of friendship. Due to the fact that Canada and Nepal have strong and long-standing bilateral ties, trade flows between the two nations are very small. Nepal and Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2003 that allows Nepali products to enter Canada duty-free and quota-free. The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in May 2013, with the goal of forming the Canada-Nepal Business Executive Committee (CNBEC). Exports to Canada include tea, coffee and spices, cheese, plants and parts of plants, pastry products, dog or cat food, grains, skins and related products, fiber products, etc. Nepal exported 16,950 kg of beaten rice to Malaysia in 2020-21, worth 7,244 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 16,950 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 7,244

6. Malaysia

Malaysia
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In 1960, Nepal and Malaysia established diplomatic ties. Amity, friendliness, and understanding characterize the bilateral relationship. As members of the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement, Nepal and Malaysia share a great respect for and belief in the UN Charter's goals and principles. Malaysia is one of Nepal's most important trading partners. There is enormous potential for the promotion of mutually beneficial business connections between the two countries, including commerce, investment, and tourism promotion. Malaysia imports vegetables, food, handicrafts, textiles, and clothes from Nepal. Nepal exported 16,204 kg of beaten rice to Malaysia in 2020-21, worth 7,364 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 16,204 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 7,364

5. Belgium

Belgium
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On August 19, 1963, Nepal and Belgium signed a diplomatic agreement. Goodwill, trust, and mutual respect have traditionally characterized the relationship between the two countries. Through multilateral channels like the United Nations, the European Union, and international financial institutions, Belgium has assisted Nepal's development efforts. Nepal and Belgium have shared similar viewpoints on a number of topics and have backed each other up in international forums such as the United Nations. Nepal exports carpets, woolen goods, ready-made clothing, handmade papers, handicrafts, and other goods to Belgium.

  • Export Quantity : 23,751 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 8,193

4. Japan

Japan
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Nepal has a number of key trading partners, including Japan. Relations between Nepal and Japan extend back to the late eighteenth century. On September 1, 1956, diplomatic relations were established, formalizing the partnership. Friendship, goodwill, and cooperation characterize the two countries' relationships. Since 1954, Japan has been assisting Nepal's socio-economic growth. Pashmina items, ready-made clothing, food, woolen goods, carpets, handicrafts, Nepali paper, and paper products, leather goods, silverware, and decorations are among Nepal's key exports to Japan. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 51,133 kg of beaten rice, worth 10,546 thousand rupees in export value. Japan is one of Nepal's most important foreign direct investment (FDI) sources.

  • Export Quantity : 51,133 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 10,546

3. United Kingdom

United Kingdom
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The UK is among the top trading partners of Nepal. The formal connections between Nepal and the United Kingdom, which began in 1816, have remained cordial and friendly ever since, and have continued to thrive to both countries' mutual benefit. The United Kingdom is one of Nepal's most important development and trading partners. Carpets, ready-made clothing, leather and leather items, Nepali paper and paper products, food, handicrafts, and jewelry are all major exports to the United Kingdom. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 75,046 kg of beaten rice, worth 24,253 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 75,046 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 24,253

2. Australia

Australia
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Nepal and Australia established diplomatic relations on February 15, 1960. Since then, the two countries' relations have always been defined by goodwill and mutual understanding, resulting in a continuous increase in bilateral contacts as well as commercial and technical cooperation. Development assistance and people-to-people linkages through tourism and education have been the foundations of Australia's relations with Nepal. Tea, coffee, essential oils, leather goods, culinary products, apparel, floor coverings, carpets, cotton dresses, paintings, and pastels are all exported from Nepal to Australia. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 1,19,456 kg of beaten rice, worth 33,725 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 1,19,456 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 33,725

1. United States

United States
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The United States is one of Nepal's most important trading partners. Nepal was recognized by the United States in 1947, and diplomatic ties were established in 1948. Bilateral ties are cordial, and the United States' policy goals are to assist Nepal in building a peaceful, prosperous, resilient, and democratic society. Nepal and the United States have a robust and positive connection. After the United Kingdom, the United States is the second country with which Nepal has established diplomatic ties. Nepal's principal exports to the United States are carpets and other textile coverings, miscellaneous textile materials, food, animal feed, and woven garments. Nepal exported 2,99,917 kilograms of beaten rice to the United States in 2020-21, worth 1,18,783 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 2,99,917 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1,18,783

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10. India

India
Image Source: TripSavvy

One of Nepal's most important trading partners is India. Nepal and India have a strong bilateral relationship. These relationships are close, comprehensive, and multidimensional, and are more prominent in political, social, cultural, religious, and economic contacts with each other. They are founded on the age-old connection of history, culture, tradition, and religion. The two countries established diplomatic relations on June 17, 1947, to provide a formal tone to such historic links. The two countries' open border remains a distinctive characteristic of our relationship. Nepal values its relationship with India in the fields of trade and transit. Nepal exported 16,000 kilograms of beaten rice to the Republic of Korea in 2020-21, with an export value of 640 thousand rupees.

  • Export Quantity : 16,000 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 640

9. Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea
Image Source: KPMG International

Nepal and the Republic of Korea (RoK) established diplomatic relations on May 15, 1974. The two countries' relations are built on mutual respect, friendship, and cooperation. These ties have been fostered further by frequent exchanges of visits at various levels. South Korea is one of Nepal's top foreign investors. Many Korean investors have expressed a strong desire to invest in Nepal, particularly in the hydropower, construction, and service industries. Electronics, the hotel sector, the chemical industry, medicinal items, and mineral water, among other fields, are all undergoing joint ventures. The volume of trade between Nepal and the Republic of Korea has increased throughout time, with the trade balance significantly favoring Korea. Nepal exported 22,354 kilograms of beaten rice to the Republic of Korea in 2020-21, with an export value of 4,148 thousand rupees.

  • Export Quantity : 22,354 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 4,148

8. Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Image Source: Nepal24Hours.com

Relationship between diplomats The relationship between Nepal and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region dates back to the British rule in Hong Kong at the time. The relationship was kept up by the Royal Nepalese Liaison Office in Hong Kong at the time. The Nepalese government has always admired Hong Kong's open and truly tolerant society, as well as the numerous opportunities provided to ethnic minorities. Through mutual cooperation in the fields of tourism promotion, business promotion, investment promotion, and many other promising sectors, the Governments of Nepal and Hong Kong SAR can enhance their relationship. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 46,861 kg of beaten rice to Hong Knog, worth 5,262 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 46,861 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 5,262

7. Canada

Canada
Image Source: Immigration.ca

Nepal and Canada established diplomatic ties on January 18, 1965, and have had a long history of friendship. Due to the fact that Canada and Nepal have strong and long-standing bilateral ties, trade flows between the two nations are very small. Nepal and Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2003 that allows Nepali products to enter Canada duty-free and quota-free. The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in May 2013, with the goal of forming the Canada-Nepal Business Executive Committee (CNBEC). Exports to Canada include tea, coffee and spices, cheese, plants and parts of plants, pastry products, dog or cat food, grains, skins and related products, fiber products, etc. Nepal exported 16,950 kg of beaten rice to Malaysia in 2020-21, worth 7,244 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 16,950 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 7,244

6. Malaysia

Malaysia
Image Source: Reuters

In 1960, Nepal and Malaysia established diplomatic ties. Amity, friendliness, and understanding characterize the bilateral relationship. As members of the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement, Nepal and Malaysia share a great respect for and belief in the UN Charter's goals and principles. Malaysia is one of Nepal's most important trading partners. There is enormous potential for the promotion of mutually beneficial business connections between the two countries, including commerce, investment, and tourism promotion. Malaysia imports vegetables, food, handicrafts, textiles, and clothes from Nepal. Nepal exported 16,204 kg of beaten rice to Malaysia in 2020-21, worth 7,364 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 16,204 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 7,364

5. Belgium

Belgium
Image Source: Schengen Visa

On August 19, 1963, Nepal and Belgium signed a diplomatic agreement. Goodwill, trust, and mutual respect have traditionally characterized the relationship between the two countries. Through multilateral channels like the United Nations, the European Union, and international financial institutions, Belgium has assisted Nepal's development efforts. Nepal and Belgium have shared similar viewpoints on a number of topics and have backed each other up in international forums such as the United Nations. Nepal exports carpets, woolen goods, ready-made clothing, handmade papers, handicrafts, and other goods to Belgium.

  • Export Quantity : 23,751 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 8,193

4. Japan

Japan
Image Source: Hotels.com Australia

Nepal has a number of key trading partners, including Japan. Relations between Nepal and Japan extend back to the late eighteenth century. On September 1, 1956, diplomatic relations were established, formalizing the partnership. Friendship, goodwill, and cooperation characterize the two countries' relationships. Since 1954, Japan has been assisting Nepal's socio-economic growth. Pashmina items, ready-made clothing, food, woolen goods, carpets, handicrafts, Nepali paper, and paper products, leather goods, silverware, and decorations are among Nepal's key exports to Japan. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 51,133 kg of beaten rice, worth 10,546 thousand rupees in export value. Japan is one of Nepal's most important foreign direct investment (FDI) sources.

  • Export Quantity : 51,133 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 10,546

3. United Kingdom

United Kingdom
Image Source: Investopedia

The UK is among the top trading partners of Nepal. The formal connections between Nepal and the United Kingdom, which began in 1816, have remained cordial and friendly ever since, and have continued to thrive to both countries' mutual benefit. The United Kingdom is one of Nepal's most important development and trading partners. Carpets, ready-made clothing, leather and leather items, Nepali paper and paper products, food, handicrafts, and jewelry are all major exports to the United Kingdom. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 75,046 kg of beaten rice, worth 24,253 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 75,046 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 24,253

2. Australia

Australia
Image Source: Masala!

Nepal and Australia established diplomatic relations on February 15, 1960. Since then, the two countries' relations have always been defined by goodwill and mutual understanding, resulting in a continuous increase in bilateral contacts as well as commercial and technical cooperation. Development assistance and people-to-people linkages through tourism and education have been the foundations of Australia's relations with Nepal. Tea, coffee, essential oils, leather goods, culinary products, apparel, floor coverings, carpets, cotton dresses, paintings, and pastels are all exported from Nepal to Australia. In 2020-21, Nepal exported 1,19,456 kg of beaten rice, worth 33,725 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 1,19,456 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 33,725

1. United States

United States
Image Source: Pinterest

The United States is one of Nepal's most important trading partners. Nepal was recognized by the United States in 1947, and diplomatic ties were established in 1948. Bilateral ties are cordial, and the United States' policy goals are to assist Nepal in building a peaceful, prosperous, resilient, and democratic society. Nepal and the United States have a robust and positive connection. After the United Kingdom, the United States is the second country with which Nepal has established diplomatic ties. Nepal's principal exports to the United States are carpets and other textile coverings, miscellaneous textile materials, food, animal feed, and woven garments. Nepal exported 2,99,917 kilograms of beaten rice to the United States in 2020-21, worth 1,18,783 thousand rupees in export value.

  • Export Quantity : 2,99,917 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1,18,783