Nepal imported rice over the past 11 months from China, the Philippines, Japan, and Thailand. The Department of Customs stated that the country imported rice worth NPR 28.6 billion.
As per the information of the department, Nepal spent NPR 28.603 billion on 603.725 million kilograms imports.
Although Nepal usually imports rice from India, it opted for Asian countries for these imports. The amount spent on rice was NPR 7.4 billion more than the amount spent over the period of 11 months last year, NPR 21.204 billion.
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