Top 10 Items that are Exported in Highest Value from Nepal

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top 10 Items that are Exported in Highest Value from Nepal

Nepal's economy relies heavily on trade with other countries. Soybean oil, carpets, clothes, grain, herbal remedies and oils, pashmina, and jute goods are Nepal's principal exports. Nepal's exports in 2005 totaled $822 million dollars. Nepal's exports have only expanded marginally due to a variety of causes since the early years. Here are the top 10 exports from Nepal from Mid July 2020 - Mid-July 2021.

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

10. Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veil , etc.

Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veil , etc.
Image Source: Mira Crafts

Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils, and similar items were exported for $4,417.22 million in 2017, but this figure is expected to fall 10.31 percent to $3,961.95 million in 2021. Total exports fell 6.12 percent in 2021 compared to the previous year and are anticipated to fall to $3,365.49 million in 2022, a 15.05 percent decrease from 2019. Nepal exports a large range of high-quality industrial goods, including shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, and veils. The Nepalese pashmina shawl is well-known for its great quality and durability. Nepal exports 11,31,264 shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, and veils for a total of Rs 25,44,547.

  • Export Quantity : 11,31,264 pieces
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 25,44,547

9. Single yarn

Single yarn
Image Source: The Spruce Crafts

Yarn is a continuous thread of fibers. That's the simplest way of putting it. It's a continuous stretch of interlocking fibers used to make clothing, as well as crocheting, weaving, embroidery, and rope manufacturing. Single strands of thread, often known as one-ply yarns, are formed up of fibers that are held together by at least a little curl. They are utilized to create the widest diversity of textile materials. Nepal exports 15,51,04,25 kg of Single Yarn worth Rs 29,66,348.

  • Export Quantity : 1,55,10,425 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 29,66,348

8. Woven fabrics obtained from synthetic

Woven fabrics obtained from synthetic
Image Source: Mister Robert Fine Furniture

Polymers are lengthy chains of smaller molecules linked together. When making synthetic fibers, a polymer solution is heated and then passed through a spinneret, which is a device having holes. This method generates filament fibers, which are then combined with various chemicals before being spun into threads. The sort of chemicals used influences the type of fiber produced and spun. Various synthetic fabrics are exported from Nepal, some of them are Acrylic, Aramid, Elastane, Nylon, and many more. Nepal exports 23,57,67,790 square meters of Woven fabrics of synthetics worth Rs 31,21,709.

  • Export Quantity : 23,57,67,790 sq. meters
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 31,21,709

7. Mixtures of juices

Mixtures of juices
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In 2020, the world exports of "Mixtures of juices, unfermented & not cont. added spirit, whether or not count. added sugar exceeded $1.86 billion (according to external trade statistics of 111 countries). It was $1.79 billion in the previous year (according to merchandise trade statistics of 118 countries). Mixtures of juices, unfermented, not containing added spirit are exported from Nepal in a wide range. Nepal exports 44,33,65,44 liters of Mixtures of juices worth Rs 31,74,939.

  • Export Quantity : 4,43,36,544 litres
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 31,74,939

6. Fermented Black tea

Fermented Black tea
Image Source: Tea floor

Black tea that has been fermented is known as fermented tea. Fermentation is added to the oxidation that is typical to all black teas (the blackening of the leaves when they come into contact with air). This has a significant impact on the taste and adds to the fermented tea's originality. Some of the health advantages of Fermented Black tea include its potential to enhance the immune system, promote digestive health, boost energy levels, reduce inflammation, and stimulate circulation. Nepal exports 11,76,20,63 kgs of Fermented Black Tea worth Rs 35,53,226.

  • Export Quantity : 1,17,62,063 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 35,53,226

5. Felt

Felt
Image Source: DecoWoerner

A wool and fur fabric is frequently blended with natural or synthetic fibers by the action of heat, moisture, chemicals, and pressure. Felt is a type of textile made by matting, condensing, and pressing threads together. Natural fibers such as wool or animal fur can be used to make felt, as can synthetic fibers such as petroleum-based acrylic or acrylonitrile, or wood pulp-based rayon. Nepal exports 1,73,99,92 kgs of Felt for a total value of Rs 36,11,473.

  • Export Quantity : 17,39,992 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 36,11,473

4. Woven fabrics of jute

Woven fabrics of jute
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Jute Fabric is a fabric woven from jute plant fibers that are reusable, environmentally friendly, 100 percent biodegradable, and not easily damaged. It's a long-lasting material that adds a rustic and classic look to any room. Hydrocarbon-free packaging for food-grade items such as coffee, chocolate, shelled almonds, and many more applications. Window/door and wall coverings, table mats, swings, bags, hammocks, room décor, bedroom slippers, organic scrapbooking material Add the warmth of golden fiber to almost any project. Nepal exports 7,88,46,093 square meters of Woven fabrics of jute for a total value of Rs 36,88,478.

  • Export Quantity : 7,88,46,093 sq. meters
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 36,88,478

3. Alaichi

Alaichi
Image Source: Plasmic Nepal

Cardamom is referred to as the "Queen of Spices." In Nepal, it is known as 'Elaichi,' and it is the most costly spice. Cardamom has a variety of active components, including fragrances and antioxidants, which are beneficial to one's health. Alaichi is a fashionable spice, just like any other. Elaichi is classified as a plant rather than a spice, and it was a key element in Ayurvedic medicine throughout ancient times. Nepal exports 88,42,762 kg of alaichi for a total value of Rs 70,10,829.

  • Export Quantity : 88,42,762 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 70,10,829

2. Carpets and other textile floor coverings

Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Image Source: A ADVANCED Rug Care

Wool, silk, and cotton are used to make carpets. Carpet is mostly used for floor covering. While trendy mountain sketch rugs are also suitable for wall decoration. Carpets with Tibetian, Kashmiri, Persians, and modern Nepali designs are available. We provide both contemporary and classic styles. The carpets are 60 percent knotted, 80 percent knotted, and 100 percent knotted. We provide high-quality carpets. All of the carpets we have are handcrafted, eco-friendly, stylish, and luxurious for home decor or ground furnishing. Nepal exports 4,40,656 square meters of carpets for a total value of Rs 72,44,050.

  • Export Quantity : 4,40,656 sq. meters
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 72,44,050

1. Soya-bean oil

Soya-bean oil
Image Source: WORLD-GRAIN.com

Soybean oil is an oil made from the seeds of the soybean plant. Plant sterols, generated from soybean oil, are used to treat hypercholesterolemia. Soybean oil is also utilized as a mosquito repellent and as a nutritional supplement in intravenous feedings. It is one of the most often used cooking oils and the second most widely used vegetable oil. As a drying oil, processed soybean oil is also used as a base for printing inks (soy ink) and oil paintings. Nepal exports 29,80,43,859 kgs of soybeans for a total value of Rs. 5,36,51,598.

  • Export Quantity : 29,80,43,859 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 5,36,51,598

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10. Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veil , etc.

Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veil , etc.
Image Source: Mira Crafts

Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils, and similar items were exported for $4,417.22 million in 2017, but this figure is expected to fall 10.31 percent to $3,961.95 million in 2021. Total exports fell 6.12 percent in 2021 compared to the previous year and are anticipated to fall to $3,365.49 million in 2022, a 15.05 percent decrease from 2019. Nepal exports a large range of high-quality industrial goods, including shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, and veils. The Nepalese pashmina shawl is well-known for its great quality and durability. Nepal exports 11,31,264 shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, and veils for a total of Rs 25,44,547.

  • Export Quantity : 11,31,264 pieces
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 25,44,547

9. Single yarn

Single yarn
Image Source: The Spruce Crafts

Yarn is a continuous thread of fibers. That's the simplest way of putting it. It's a continuous stretch of interlocking fibers used to make clothing, as well as crocheting, weaving, embroidery, and rope manufacturing. Single strands of thread, often known as one-ply yarns, are formed up of fibers that are held together by at least a little curl. They are utilized to create the widest diversity of textile materials. Nepal exports 15,51,04,25 kg of Single Yarn worth Rs 29,66,348.

  • Export Quantity : 1,55,10,425 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 29,66,348

8. Woven fabrics obtained from synthetic

Woven fabrics obtained from synthetic
Image Source: Mister Robert Fine Furniture

Polymers are lengthy chains of smaller molecules linked together. When making synthetic fibers, a polymer solution is heated and then passed through a spinneret, which is a device having holes. This method generates filament fibers, which are then combined with various chemicals before being spun into threads. The sort of chemicals used influences the type of fiber produced and spun. Various synthetic fabrics are exported from Nepal, some of them are Acrylic, Aramid, Elastane, Nylon, and many more. Nepal exports 23,57,67,790 square meters of Woven fabrics of synthetics worth Rs 31,21,709.

  • Export Quantity : 23,57,67,790 sq. meters
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 31,21,709

7. Mixtures of juices

Mixtures of juices
Image Source: LifeSavvy

In 2020, the world exports of "Mixtures of juices, unfermented & not cont. added spirit, whether or not count. added sugar exceeded $1.86 billion (according to external trade statistics of 111 countries). It was $1.79 billion in the previous year (according to merchandise trade statistics of 118 countries). Mixtures of juices, unfermented, not containing added spirit are exported from Nepal in a wide range. Nepal exports 44,33,65,44 liters of Mixtures of juices worth Rs 31,74,939.

  • Export Quantity : 4,43,36,544 litres
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 31,74,939

6. Fermented Black tea

Fermented Black tea
Image Source: Tea floor

Black tea that has been fermented is known as fermented tea. Fermentation is added to the oxidation that is typical to all black teas (the blackening of the leaves when they come into contact with air). This has a significant impact on the taste and adds to the fermented tea's originality. Some of the health advantages of Fermented Black tea include its potential to enhance the immune system, promote digestive health, boost energy levels, reduce inflammation, and stimulate circulation. Nepal exports 11,76,20,63 kgs of Fermented Black Tea worth Rs 35,53,226.

  • Export Quantity : 1,17,62,063 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 35,53,226

5. Felt

Felt
Image Source: DecoWoerner

A wool and fur fabric is frequently blended with natural or synthetic fibers by the action of heat, moisture, chemicals, and pressure. Felt is a type of textile made by matting, condensing, and pressing threads together. Natural fibers such as wool or animal fur can be used to make felt, as can synthetic fibers such as petroleum-based acrylic or acrylonitrile, or wood pulp-based rayon. Nepal exports 1,73,99,92 kgs of Felt for a total value of Rs 36,11,473.

  • Export Quantity : 17,39,992 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 36,11,473

4. Woven fabrics of jute

Woven fabrics of jute
Image Source: HubPages

Jute Fabric is a fabric woven from jute plant fibers that are reusable, environmentally friendly, 100 percent biodegradable, and not easily damaged. It's a long-lasting material that adds a rustic and classic look to any room. Hydrocarbon-free packaging for food-grade items such as coffee, chocolate, shelled almonds, and many more applications. Window/door and wall coverings, table mats, swings, bags, hammocks, room décor, bedroom slippers, organic scrapbooking material Add the warmth of golden fiber to almost any project. Nepal exports 7,88,46,093 square meters of Woven fabrics of jute for a total value of Rs 36,88,478.

  • Export Quantity : 7,88,46,093 sq. meters
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 36,88,478

3. Alaichi

Alaichi
Image Source: Plasmic Nepal

Cardamom is referred to as the "Queen of Spices." In Nepal, it is known as 'Elaichi,' and it is the most costly spice. Cardamom has a variety of active components, including fragrances and antioxidants, which are beneficial to one's health. Alaichi is a fashionable spice, just like any other. Elaichi is classified as a plant rather than a spice, and it was a key element in Ayurvedic medicine throughout ancient times. Nepal exports 88,42,762 kg of alaichi for a total value of Rs 70,10,829.

  • Export Quantity : 88,42,762 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 70,10,829

2. Carpets and other textile floor coverings

Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Image Source: A ADVANCED Rug Care

Wool, silk, and cotton are used to make carpets. Carpet is mostly used for floor covering. While trendy mountain sketch rugs are also suitable for wall decoration. Carpets with Tibetian, Kashmiri, Persians, and modern Nepali designs are available. We provide both contemporary and classic styles. The carpets are 60 percent knotted, 80 percent knotted, and 100 percent knotted. We provide high-quality carpets. All of the carpets we have are handcrafted, eco-friendly, stylish, and luxurious for home decor or ground furnishing. Nepal exports 4,40,656 square meters of carpets for a total value of Rs 72,44,050.

  • Export Quantity : 4,40,656 sq. meters
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 72,44,050

1. Soya-bean oil

Soya-bean oil
Image Source: WORLD-GRAIN.com

Soybean oil is an oil made from the seeds of the soybean plant. Plant sterols, generated from soybean oil, are used to treat hypercholesterolemia. Soybean oil is also utilized as a mosquito repellent and as a nutritional supplement in intravenous feedings. It is one of the most often used cooking oils and the second most widely used vegetable oil. As a drying oil, processed soybean oil is also used as a base for printing inks (soy ink) and oil paintings. Nepal exports 29,80,43,859 kgs of soybeans for a total value of Rs. 5,36,51,598.

  • Export Quantity : 29,80,43,859 kg
  • Export Value (in Thousands) : Rs. 5,36,51,598