Overview: In 2018 Nepal was the number 102 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 156 in total exports, and the number 102 in total imports. In 2018, Nepal exported $723M and imported $10.1B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$9.39B. In 2018, Nepal's exports per capita were $25.7 and its imports per capita were $360.
Trade: The top exports of Nepal are Non-Retail Synthetic Staple Fibers Yarn ($82.5M), Knotted Carpets ($71.9M), Flavored Water ($43.5M), Nutmeg, mace and cardamons ($35.7M), and Other Plastic Products ($30.5M). The top imports of Nepal are Refined Petroleum ($1.35B), Semi-Finished Iron ($585M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($292M), Gold ($279M), and Petroleum Gas ($266M).
Destinations: Nepal exports mostly to India ($394M), United States ($99.1M), Turkey ($40M), Germany ($32M), and United Kingdom ($26.6M), and imports mostly from India ($7.26B), China ($1.08B), United Arab Emirates ($395M), France ($275M), and Hong Kong ($220M).
Location: Nepal borders India and China by land.