Introduction of GAN


Textile & garment industries have been known to kick-start industrialization in many an emerging economy. They have been known for providing the impetus for transforming strategic industrial policies of import substitution to export promotion. These industries, due to their labor intensive character are also known for their large employment generation capacity. In other words, the industry has the potential to give a turnaround to the stagnant industrial atmosphere if opportunities are rightly exploited.








Nepal U.S.-Joint Statement on 3rd Trade and Investment Framework Council Meeting

Kathmandu, Nepal – TheUnited States-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework (TIFA) Council held its third meeting on April 20, 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal to promoteexpanded bilateral trade and investment in goods and services. The meeting was co-chaired by Naindra Prasad Upadhaya, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Government of Nepal and Mark Linscott, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative.

During the meeting, Nepal and the United States deliberated intensively on issues of mutual interest covered under the TIFA. Technical trade discussions focused on customs and trade facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, food safety, labeling requirements, standards and conformity assessment, and labor. Nepal requested support for strengthening its capacity in these areas and the United States took note of the requests. …
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