Top 10 Customs Office with Highest Import in Nepal

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top 10 Customs Office with Highest Import in Nepal

An office located at a port, airport, or border crossing where customs duties are assessed and collected, as well as papers about such levies, are handled are called customs office. In Nepal, there are a total of 39 customs offices where the import and export of goods and commodities are done daily. Here are the top 10 customs office with the highest Import in Nepal.

*The ranking is done based on data collected from the Ministry of Finance.

9. Suthauli

Suthauli
Image Source: myRepublica - Nagarik Network

Suthauli Customs office is located at Yashodhara Rural Municipality, Ward No.5, Kapilvastu. The trade activities at the newly upgraded Suthauli customs offices are encouraging with imports of just Rs. 5.9 billion in the year 2019/20. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue, the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 9,23,79,84.

  • Import Value : Rs. 92,37,984
  • Import Share : 0.74%

8. Rasuwa

Rasuwa
Image Source: Department of Customs

Nepal-China trade route Rashuwagadhi has remained a tiny trading post with a customs office. Even though the number of commodities imported from the People's Republic of China has expanded several times over. As many commodities are imported from China, it is one of the most essential customs. The office was established to conduct commodity exchange trade in addition to improving the items required to run the everyday lives of the residents of the Rasuwa district and the people of Tibet's Kerung area. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue, the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 1,05,12,821.

  • Import Value : Rs. 1,05,12,821
  • Import Share : 0.84%

7. Krishnanagar

Krishnanagar
Image Source: Wikipedia

Krishnanagar border crossing is on Nepal’s southern border with India across from Barhani Bazar. The movement of Indian and Nepalese nationals across the border is unrestricted; however, there is a customs checkpoint for goods. Goods bound for Dang and Arcghakhanchi cross here. Krishnanagar connects by road to the east-west Mahendra Highway. There are two routes from the border point: to Butwal and Bhairahawa. The roads are good but single lane in places. Because of severe congestion at other border points during the fuel blockade, there has been a significant increase in traffic through this point. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 2,06,46,449.

  • Import Value : Rs. 2,06,46,449
  • Import Share : 1.65%

6. Kailali

Kailali
Image Source: Department of Customs

The Kailali customs office in Dhangadhi is the major customs office for Sudurpashchim province under Nepal's Department of Customs. The nearest cities in India to the Kailali-Dhangadhi border crossing in Nepal are Lucknow and New Delhi. The Bhimdatta Highway connects the Customs Office to Dhangadhi city and the East-West Highway in Nepal's Attariya. The customs office has a daily capacity of 200 to 300 trucks per day. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 2,31,84,326.

  • Import Value : Rs. 2,31,84,326
  • Import Share : 1.85%

5. Mechi

Mechi
Image Source: Nepal News

The eastern endpoint of Nepal's east-west Mahendra Highway is Kakarbhitta, located on the country's eastern border with Darjeeling District, West Bengal state, India. It is an open border for Nepali and Indian foot traffic, with up to 10,000 people passing through each day. 90% of the traffic at this border crossing is imported from India. Customs can handle up to 150-200 trucks per day. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the total amount collected by the customs office for the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs. 3,54,76,095.

  • Import Value : Rs. 3,54,76,095
  • Import Share : 2.83%

4. Biratnagar

Biratnagar
Image Source: Aarthik News

Imports from the Biratnagar Customs Office, the country's third most important commercial point, are expanding year after year. It has authority over nine sub-customs offices. Petroleum items such as diesel, gasoline, and LPG; crude soya bean oil, motorbikes, betel nuts, mild steel billets, iron constructions, coal, and glazed tiles are among the most often imported goods via this custom. The overall revenue collected by the customs office for the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs 1,549,998,87, according to the Department of Customs (DoC).

  • Import Value : Rs. 15,49,99,887
  • Import Share : 12.36%

3. Bhairahawa

Bhairahawa
Image Source: Naya Page

Sunauli is located 95 kilometers north of Gorakhpur (India) and 5 kilometers south of Bhairahawa. Sunauli is on the Indian side, and Belahiya is on the Nepalese side. Border Crossing, as the official entry point for large and light trucks, is always crowded and congested. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the total amount collected by the customs office for the first 10 months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs. 2,385,882,14.

  • Import Value : Rs. 23,85,88,214
  • Import Share : 19.02%

2. Birgunj

Birgunj
Image Source: New Business Age

Birgunj Customs is one of Nepal's main entry points for trade with India and other countries. It is one of the busiest places and most substantial flows of commodities both inside and outside the country. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs. 4,138,343,87.

  • Import Value : Rs. 41,38,34,387
  • Import Share : 33%

1. Nepalgunj

Nepalgunj
Image Source: Safal Awaj

Nepaljung lies on the Terai plains near the southern border with Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is 85 kilometers south-west of Ghorahi and 16 km south of Kohalpur and 35 kilometers east of Gulariya. It is one of the important borders in Nepal. The overall revenue collected by the customs office for the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs 5,76,59,061, according to the Department of Customs (DoC).

  • Import Value : Rs. 5,76,59,061
  • Import Share : 4.60%

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9.

Suthauli

8.

Rasuwa

7.

Krishnanagar

6.

Kailali

5.

Mechi

4.

Biratnagar

3.

Bhairahawa

2.

Birgunj

1.

Nepalgunj

9. Suthauli

Suthauli
Image Source: myRepublica - Nagarik Network

Suthauli Customs office is located at Yashodhara Rural Municipality, Ward No.5, Kapilvastu. The trade activities at the newly upgraded Suthauli customs offices are encouraging with imports of just Rs. 5.9 billion in the year 2019/20. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue, the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 9,23,79,84.

  • Import Value : Rs. 92,37,984
  • Import Share : 0.74%

8. Rasuwa

Rasuwa
Image Source: Department of Customs

Nepal-China trade route Rashuwagadhi has remained a tiny trading post with a customs office. Even though the number of commodities imported from the People's Republic of China has expanded several times over. As many commodities are imported from China, it is one of the most essential customs. The office was established to conduct commodity exchange trade in addition to improving the items required to run the everyday lives of the residents of the Rasuwa district and the people of Tibet's Kerung area. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue, the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 1,05,12,821.

  • Import Value : Rs. 1,05,12,821
  • Import Share : 0.84%

7. Krishnanagar

Krishnanagar
Image Source: Wikipedia

Krishnanagar border crossing is on Nepal’s southern border with India across from Barhani Bazar. The movement of Indian and Nepalese nationals across the border is unrestricted; however, there is a customs checkpoint for goods. Goods bound for Dang and Arcghakhanchi cross here. Krishnanagar connects by road to the east-west Mahendra Highway. There are two routes from the border point: to Butwal and Bhairahawa. The roads are good but single lane in places. Because of severe congestion at other border points during the fuel blockade, there has been a significant increase in traffic through this point. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 2,06,46,449.

  • Import Value : Rs. 2,06,46,449
  • Import Share : 1.65%

6. Kailali

Kailali
Image Source: Department of Customs

The Kailali customs office in Dhangadhi is the major customs office for Sudurpashchim province under Nepal's Department of Customs. The nearest cities in India to the Kailali-Dhangadhi border crossing in Nepal are Lucknow and New Delhi. The Bhimdatta Highway connects the Customs Office to Dhangadhi city and the East-West Highway in Nepal's Attariya. The customs office has a daily capacity of 200 to 300 trucks per day. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs 2,31,84,326.

  • Import Value : Rs. 2,31,84,326
  • Import Share : 1.85%

5. Mechi

Mechi
Image Source: Nepal News

The eastern endpoint of Nepal's east-west Mahendra Highway is Kakarbhitta, located on the country's eastern border with Darjeeling District, West Bengal state, India. It is an open border for Nepali and Indian foot traffic, with up to 10,000 people passing through each day. 90% of the traffic at this border crossing is imported from India. Customs can handle up to 150-200 trucks per day. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the total amount collected by the customs office for the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs. 3,54,76,095.

  • Import Value : Rs. 3,54,76,095
  • Import Share : 2.83%

4. Biratnagar

Biratnagar
Image Source: Aarthik News

Imports from the Biratnagar Customs Office, the country's third most important commercial point, are expanding year after year. It has authority over nine sub-customs offices. Petroleum items such as diesel, gasoline, and LPG; crude soya bean oil, motorbikes, betel nuts, mild steel billets, iron constructions, coal, and glazed tiles are among the most often imported goods via this custom. The overall revenue collected by the customs office for the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs 1,549,998,87, according to the Department of Customs (DoC).

  • Import Value : Rs. 15,49,99,887
  • Import Share : 12.36%

3. Bhairahawa

Bhairahawa
Image Source: Naya Page

Sunauli is located 95 kilometers north of Gorakhpur (India) and 5 kilometers south of Bhairahawa. Sunauli is on the Indian side, and Belahiya is on the Nepalese side. Border Crossing, as the official entry point for large and light trucks, is always crowded and congested. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the total amount collected by the customs office for the first 10 months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs. 2,385,882,14.

  • Import Value : Rs. 23,85,88,214
  • Import Share : 19.02%

2. Birgunj

Birgunj
Image Source: New Business Age

Birgunj Customs is one of Nepal's main entry points for trade with India and other countries. It is one of the busiest places and most substantial flows of commodities both inside and outside the country. According to the Department of Customs (DoC), the customs office's revenue the total amount collected during the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) in the year 2077/78 is Rs. 4,138,343,87.

  • Import Value : Rs. 41,38,34,387
  • Import Share : 33%

1. Nepalgunj

Nepalgunj
Image Source: Safal Awaj

Nepaljung lies on the Terai plains near the southern border with Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is 85 kilometers south-west of Ghorahi and 16 km south of Kohalpur and 35 kilometers east of Gulariya. It is one of the important borders in Nepal. The overall revenue collected by the customs office for the first ten months (Shrawan-Baishakh) of the fiscal year 2077/78 is Rs 5,76,59,061, according to the Department of Customs (DoC).

  • Import Value : Rs. 5,76,59,061
  • Import Share : 4.60%

9.

Suthauli

8.

Rasuwa

7.

Krishnanagar

6.

Kailali

5.

Mechi

4.

Biratnagar

3.

Bhairahawa

2.

Birgunj

1.

Nepalgunj