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Nepal and Australia established diplomatic relations on February 15, 1960. In 2010, both nations commemorated 50 years of diplomatic relations. Over the years, the Australian government and private sector have helped Nepal's economic and social development by providing assistance in health, education, hydroelectricity, sustainable forest management, agriculture, strengthening governance and service delivery, civil aviation, and livestock management. In 20129-20, Australia's trade with Nepal was roughly $2.4 billion. Nepal exports tea, coffee, essential oils, leather goods, apparel, floor coverings, carpets, cotton dresses, paintings, and pastels to Australia while importing refined petroleum, dairy products, drinks, spirits, and vegetables. A total of 350 kg statuettes were exported, with an estimated value of Rs 65 thousand.