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Nepal exports handicrafts worth Rs 3.26 billion in past 10 months

13 June 2024  

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KATHMANDU: Over the past ten and a half months, Nepal has exported handicraft items worth more than Rs 3.26 billion.

According to the Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN), felt items constitute the highest portion of these exports, as reported by Federation Director General Uttam Prasad Devkota to RSS.

As of May 28 (Jeth 15) in the current fiscal year, which began on July 17, 2023, Nepal has exported felt handicrafts valued at over Rs 1.28 billion.

Additionally, Nepal exports a variety of other handicrafts including products made from Allo (Himalayan nettle), bamboo, pote (glass beads), animal bones and horns, ceramic, Dhaka, metal, garments, paper, silk, silver, wood, wool, stone, plants, and Pashmina.

These items are supplied to various countries such as India, China, the US, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Britain, Australia, and Singapore.

FHAN notes a growing international demand for advanced handicrafts over traditional ones.


Publish Date : 13 June 2024 19:50 PM

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