Top 10 Countries With Highest Export Of Processed Natural Honey To Nepal

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top 10 Countries With Highest Export Of Processed Natural Honey To Nepal

Honey is largely made up of sugar, but it also contains trace amounts of a variety of vitamins and minerals, as well as a variety of health-promoting plant components. Nepal exports approximately four tonnes of honey at a decent price. Domestic demand, however, outweighs output, and the country imports roughly 300 tonnes each year. In this article, we have compiled the top ten countries from where Nepal imported processed natural honey in the first ten months of the fiscal year 2077/2078 (Mid July 2020 to Mid May 2021).

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

10. Bangladesh

Bangladesh
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On April 8, 1972, Nepal and the People's Republic of Bangladesh established diplomatic ties. The two countries' relations are built on mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation. Bangladesh is one of the most promising countries on the planet. Raw bee honey, mustard honey, litchi flower honey, palm flower honey, black cumin honey, and many other forms of honey are available in Bangladesh. According to the Ministry of Finance, Nepal imported 1 kilogram of processed natural honey worth 1000 rupees from Bangladesh in the fiscal year 2020-21.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1
  • Import Quantity : 1 kg

9. Tokelau

Tokelau
Image Source: ITAP World

Tokelau is a New Zealand island territory in the southern Pacific Ocean. Atafu, Nukunonu, and Fakaofo are the three tropical coral atolls that make up the island. Tokelau exported $925 worth of honey in 2008, making it the world's 129th greatest honey exporter. Nepal imported 1 kilogram of natural processed honey worth 1000 rupees from Tokelau in the fiscal year 2020-21, according to the Ministry of Finance.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1
  • Import Quantity : 1 kg

8. Thailand

Thailand
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On November 30, 1959, Nepal and Thailand established diplomatic ties. The two countries bilateral relations are characterized by strong friendliness, goodwill, and understanding. Buddhism has remained one of the most powerful bonds between Nepalese and Thai peoples. Bilateral trade is increasing, although it is strongly skewed to Thailand's advantage. Thailand is Nepal's principal supplier of electrical items, construction materials, and transportation and telecommunications equipment. In the fiscal year 2020-21, Nepal imported 80 kg of natural processed honey worth 10,000 rupees from China.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 10
  • Import Quantity : 80 kg

7. China

China
Image Source: History.com

Nepal's second-largest trading partner is China. It is common knowledge that Nepal and China have had a long and fruitful connection. Friendship, mutual support, understanding, and appreciation of each other's objectives and sensitivities have all been present. It is one of the world's largest honey producers. Natural honey exports from China totalled 120,850 metric tons in 2019. Nepal purchased 125 kg of natural processed honey worth 14 thousand rupees from China in the fiscal year 2020-21.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 14
  • Import Quantity : 125 kg

6. Malaysia

Malaysia
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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 trade, investment, and tourism promotion. Malaysia benefits greatly from bilateral trade. Nepal imports machinery and car components, vegetable oils, natural honey, electrical and electronic gadgets, furniture and parts, as well as plastic and other chemical items. In the 2020-21 fiscal year, Nepal imported 42 kg of natural processed honey worth Rs. 53 thousand from Malaysia.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 53
  • Import Quantity : 42 kg

5. United Kingdom

United Kingdom
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Nepal's top 10 trading partners include the United Kingdom. According to Department of Industry data, the total amount of foreign direct investment from the United Kingdom will reach Rs. 7.4 billion by July 15, 2020. Machinery and components, aircraft and products, drinks, cosmetics, medication, medical equipment, and textiles are among the significant imports from the United Kingdom. In the year 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) shipped 4,430 tonnes of natural honey. Nepal imported 127 kg of natural processed honey worth Rs. 64 thousand from the UK in 2020-21.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 64
  • Import Quantity : 127 kg

4. Bulgaria

Bulgaria
Image Source: CNN

On April 15, 1968, Nepal and Bulgaria established diplomatic relations. Friendship, mutual understanding, and goodwill are the foundations of the two countries' happy bilateral relations. Glass and glassware, dairy products, nuclear reactors, electrical apparatus and equipment, and many more commodities are major Bulgarian imports to Nepal. Bulgaria exported 12,831 tonnes of natural honey in the year 2020. In 2020-21, Nepal bought 125 kg of natural processed honey from Bulgaria, worth Rs 259 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 259
  • Import Quantity : 125 kg

3. United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates
Image Source: World Economic Forum

The United Arab Emirates is one of Nepal's most important trading partners. On January 22, 1977, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates established diplomatic relations. The two countries maintain a friendly and cordial bilateral relationship based on mutual understanding and cooperation. In recent years, Nepal has been researching the UAE's trade sector, which might be a lucrative market for Nepalese grains, food, and herbal products. Nepal imported 3,540 kg of natural processed honey from the UAE in 2020-21, valued at Rs 5,533 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1,123
  • Import Quantity : 3,540 kg

2. Australia

Australia
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Australia is a committed development and trade partner to Nepal. In 2019-20, Australia's trade with Nepal was estimated to be over $2.4 billion. The volume of trade with Australia is increasing, resulting in a trade deficit with Nepal. Honey, like other animal by-products like wool and hides, is designated as a 'non-prescribed good' under Australian export control laws. Nepal imported 18,601 kg of natural processed honey from Australia in 2020-21, valued at Rs 5,533 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 5,533
  • Import Quantity : 18,601 kg

1. India

India
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India is one of Nepal’s major trading partners. During the last eleven months of the fiscal year 2020-21, bilateral trade reached over NRS 976.78 billion, with imports from India totalling NPR 886.59 billion and exports to India totalling NPR 90.19 billion. India has a long tradition of honey production and beekeeping. During the 2020-21 fiscal year, India exported 59,999 metric tonnes (MT) of natural honey valued at Rs. 716 crore (the US $ 96.77 million). India exported 13,16,834 kilograms of natural processed honey to Nepal with an import value of Rs. 2,33,492 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 2,33,492
  • Import Quantity : 13,16,834 kg

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10. Bangladesh

Bangladesh
Image Source: World Atlas

On April 8, 1972, Nepal and the People's Republic of Bangladesh established diplomatic ties. The two countries' relations are built on mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation. Bangladesh is one of the most promising countries on the planet. Raw bee honey, mustard honey, litchi flower honey, palm flower honey, black cumin honey, and many other forms of honey are available in Bangladesh. According to the Ministry of Finance, Nepal imported 1 kilogram of processed natural honey worth 1000 rupees from Bangladesh in the fiscal year 2020-21.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1
  • Import Quantity : 1 kg

9. Tokelau

Tokelau
Image Source: ITAP World

Tokelau is a New Zealand island territory in the southern Pacific Ocean. Atafu, Nukunonu, and Fakaofo are the three tropical coral atolls that make up the island. Tokelau exported $925 worth of honey in 2008, making it the world's 129th greatest honey exporter. Nepal imported 1 kilogram of natural processed honey worth 1000 rupees from Tokelau in the fiscal year 2020-21, according to the Ministry of Finance.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1
  • Import Quantity : 1 kg

8. Thailand

Thailand
Image Source: GetYourGuide

On November 30, 1959, Nepal and Thailand established diplomatic ties. The two countries bilateral relations are characterized by strong friendliness, goodwill, and understanding. Buddhism has remained one of the most powerful bonds between Nepalese and Thai peoples. Bilateral trade is increasing, although it is strongly skewed to Thailand's advantage. Thailand is Nepal's principal supplier of electrical items, construction materials, and transportation and telecommunications equipment. In the fiscal year 2020-21, Nepal imported 80 kg of natural processed honey worth 10,000 rupees from China.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 10
  • Import Quantity : 80 kg

7. China

China
Image Source: History.com

Nepal's second-largest trading partner is China. It is common knowledge that Nepal and China have had a long and fruitful connection. Friendship, mutual support, understanding, and appreciation of each other's objectives and sensitivities have all been present. It is one of the world's largest honey producers. Natural honey exports from China totalled 120,850 metric tons in 2019. Nepal purchased 125 kg of natural processed honey worth 14 thousand rupees from China in the fiscal year 2020-21.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 14
  • Import Quantity : 125 kg

6. Malaysia

Malaysia
Image Source: CNN

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 trade, investment, and tourism promotion. Malaysia benefits greatly from bilateral trade. Nepal imports machinery and car components, vegetable oils, natural honey, electrical and electronic gadgets, furniture and parts, as well as plastic and other chemical items. In the 2020-21 fiscal year, Nepal imported 42 kg of natural processed honey worth Rs. 53 thousand from Malaysia.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 53
  • Import Quantity : 42 kg

5. United Kingdom

United Kingdom
Image Source: Foreigner’s Life

Nepal's top 10 trading partners include the United Kingdom. According to Department of Industry data, the total amount of foreign direct investment from the United Kingdom will reach Rs. 7.4 billion by July 15, 2020. Machinery and components, aircraft and products, drinks, cosmetics, medication, medical equipment, and textiles are among the significant imports from the United Kingdom. In the year 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) shipped 4,430 tonnes of natural honey. Nepal imported 127 kg of natural processed honey worth Rs. 64 thousand from the UK in 2020-21.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 64
  • Import Quantity : 127 kg

4. Bulgaria

Bulgaria
Image Source: CNN

On April 15, 1968, Nepal and Bulgaria established diplomatic relations. Friendship, mutual understanding, and goodwill are the foundations of the two countries' happy bilateral relations. Glass and glassware, dairy products, nuclear reactors, electrical apparatus and equipment, and many more commodities are major Bulgarian imports to Nepal. Bulgaria exported 12,831 tonnes of natural honey in the year 2020. In 2020-21, Nepal bought 125 kg of natural processed honey from Bulgaria, worth Rs 259 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 259
  • Import Quantity : 125 kg

3. United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates
Image Source: World Economic Forum

The United Arab Emirates is one of Nepal's most important trading partners. On January 22, 1977, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates established diplomatic relations. The two countries maintain a friendly and cordial bilateral relationship based on mutual understanding and cooperation. In recent years, Nepal has been researching the UAE's trade sector, which might be a lucrative market for Nepalese grains, food, and herbal products. Nepal imported 3,540 kg of natural processed honey from the UAE in 2020-21, valued at Rs 5,533 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 1,123
  • Import Quantity : 3,540 kg

2. Australia

Australia
Image Source: Workpermit.com

Australia is a committed development and trade partner to Nepal. In 2019-20, Australia's trade with Nepal was estimated to be over $2.4 billion. The volume of trade with Australia is increasing, resulting in a trade deficit with Nepal. Honey, like other animal by-products like wool and hides, is designated as a 'non-prescribed good' under Australian export control laws. Nepal imported 18,601 kg of natural processed honey from Australia in 2020-21, valued at Rs 5,533 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 5,533
  • Import Quantity : 18,601 kg

1. India

India
Image Source: TechCrunch

India is one of Nepal’s major trading partners. During the last eleven months of the fiscal year 2020-21, bilateral trade reached over NRS 976.78 billion, with imports from India totalling NPR 886.59 billion and exports to India totalling NPR 90.19 billion. India has a long tradition of honey production and beekeeping. During the 2020-21 fiscal year, India exported 59,999 metric tonnes (MT) of natural honey valued at Rs. 716 crore (the US $ 96.77 million). India exported 13,16,834 kilograms of natural processed honey to Nepal with an import value of Rs. 2,33,492 thousand.

  • Import Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 2,33,492
  • Import Quantity : 13,16,834 kg