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September 2017

“Voith will play a vital role in driving digital transformation in hydropower sector”

The Germany-based Voith Hydro Holding GMBH and Co. KG is a global manufacturer of electromechanical equipments for hydropower projects. Founded in 1867, the company has been manufacturing equipments for mini and small hydropower . . . Read more »


September 2017

“We strive to produce leaders”

The US-based Cleary University and Nilai University in Malaysia have jointly launched the 3Q programme. It is the world’s first international multi-degree programme that includes three American BBA degrees from Cleary University and a Malaysian bachelor degree from Nilai . . . Read more »


September 2017

“If all goes well, we will be launching two new products this year”

Sipradi, the sole distributor for Tata vehicles in Nepal, launched Tata Tigor amid a progamme in the capital on August 9. Johnny Oommen, Head of International Business Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd was in Nepal for the launch of the four-wheeler which has been classified by the company as a . . . Read more »


August 2017

“We will educate Nepali consumers about the benefits of LG Inverter Technology Products”

CG Electronics, the sole distributor of LG consumer electronics recently launched LG Inverter Technology products in the Nepali market. Various types of home appliances with LG Inverter Technology were showcased at the launch under the theme 'Energy Saved is Energy . . . Read more »


July 2017

“Three new Suzuki four-wheelers will be launched in Nepal soon”

Suzuki, the Japanese four-wheeler brand has topped Nepal’s car market since 1981. Through CG Motocorp, Suzuki has been regularly introducing a variety of passenger cars in all segments. . . . Read more »


July 2017

“Cultural diversity makes Malaysia a mini Asia in itself”

“Cultural diversity makes Malaysia a mini Asia in itself”

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) and Tourism Malaysia recently organized a road show in Nepal to promote Malaysian Tourism among Nepali tour operators. . . . Read more »


April 2017

“We target to get to the number one position in the Nepali market within two years”

CG Electronics and LG Electronics, Singapore, jointly organized the LG Air Conditioning Conclave 2017 in the capital on March 26 and unveiled a new air conditioner system Muti V IV. The conclave focused on greener evolution for a better tomorrow promoting LG Multi V HVAC system. Sean Lee, Product Director and Virendra Rana, Senior Manager of Air Conditioning and Energy Solutions of LG Electronics Singapore were in Nepal for their business trip. . . . Read more »


March 2017

“We look forward to offering a complete range of Yahama musical products in Nepal”

​Established as a piano and reed organ maker in 1887 in Hamamatsu city, Japanese multinational industrial conglomerate Yamaha Corporation is among the world’s largest . . . Read more »


March 2017

“Konica Minolta has the best photocopier and printing solutions”

Established in 1873, Japanese technology company Konica Minolta is among the world’s largest manufacturers of business and industrial imaging products including photo copy . . . Read more »


March 2017

“Our products come with features of future prospects”

Started in 1865 as a manufacturer of porcelain dishes, the France-based company Legrand is among the world’s largest electric switch and socket makers. . . . Read more »


Jan 2017

“To be in the top three in Nepal in two years”

Founded in 1985, the Chinese multinational electronics company TCL Corporation is among the world’s largest consumer electronics and home appliances manufacturers. In 2013 the company became the world’s third-largest television producer by market . . . Read more »


Jan 2017

“We will be launching the next generation Subaru Impreza in Nepal in 2017”

Since 2004 the Japanese automobile brand Subaru has been selling some of its globally renowned vehicles in the country including the Forester and XV Crosstrek. Part of the multi-national Japanese . . . Read more »


Jan 2017

“Maintaining proper cyber hygiene is most important to minimise cyber threats”

Cyber security has recently become a pressing issue for the global financial sector. With huge data heists of BFIs occurring across the world on an epic scale, IT and software companies along with BFIs have taken steps to . . . Read more »


December 2016

“Rohto has a social responsibility to address problems in terms of health and beauty”

Started as Anmin Pharmacy in 1899 in Osaka with the launch of gastrointestinal medicine Ikatsu, Rohto Pharmaceutical is a Japanese multinational FMCG and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs manufacturer. The company has been offering a range of products including non-prescription medicines (OTCs), beauty products, and health supplements to its . . . Read more »


December 2016

“We are constantly re-inventing ourselves with new designs and innovation excellence”

Part of the USD 1.6 billion Indian industrial conglomerate CK Birla Group, Orient Electric is the largest exporter of fans from India with every second fan exported from the country being labeled under the Orient brand. Established in 1954, the company has become a consumer electronics and lighting brand with a range of modern kitchen and home appliances, smart lighting systems, expanding to switch . . . Read more »


December 2016

“We are thinking of setting up a manufacturing unit in Nepal”

Indian personal care manufacturer CavinKare has had its brand presence in Nepal spanning a period of 20 years. The company has 28 products in its portfolio including hair care, hair colour and skin care. Recently, the company appointed Rajesh Hamal as Nepal Brand Ambassador for Indica Easy hair colour. . . . Read more »


November 2016

“Safety and the efficiency of products are our top priorities”

Alma Medical Pvt Ltd, the Asian subsidiary of Israel-based Alma Lasers recently announced the opening of its marketing operations in Nepal at a function in Kathmandu. Alma Lasers is a producer of various products . . . Read more »


November 2016

“We have the best tools for top-end cyber security”

Kaspersky Lab recently launched new versions of its flagship security solutions in Nepal in association with Sagar Technolink. The company introduced Kaspersky Total Security, Internet Security and Anti-Virus in the market. . . . Read more »


October 2016

“Nepali wine market is definitely strong and it’s growing”

With a history of 167 years, the Australian wine Jacob’s Creek was recently awarded as ‘Australia’s Most Trusted Wine Brand’ by Reader’s Digest. To keep the real taste of wine alive, Jacob’s Creek sources high quality grapes . . . Read more »


October 2016

“We will be introducing more four-wheelers like Kwid and Duster in Nepal”

The French multinational brand Renault recently launched two new vehicles in Nepal- the SUV Duster and hatchback Kwid which were also showcased at the 11th NADA Auto Show. Marking its entry in the domestic automobile market with these two . . . Read more »


September 2016

“Godrej products will launch here at the same time as in India”

​Godrej Appliances, a part of the Mumbai-based Indian conglomerate Godrej Group, is among the most trusted home appliances brands in India. Established in 1958, the company has a product portfolio comprising of refrigerators, washing . . . Read more »


September 2016

“Fundamentals of ‘MONOZUKURI’ lie in Komatsu’s commitment to quality and reliability”

Japanese multinational construction equipment maker Komatsu has been present in the Nepali market spanning a period of nearly three decades. The world’s second largest heavy equipment manufacturer which has been selling a wide range of machines through its Nepali . . . Read more »


July 2016

“We have established ourselves over a very short period”

“We have established ourselves over a very short period”

Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd is a subsidiary company of Kobelco Construction Machinery, Japan under the umbrella corporation of Kobe Steel. Kobe Steel is one of the world’s biggest . . . Read more »


July 2016

“Nepal is the fastest growing market for MoneyGram in South Asia”

“Nepal is the fastest growing market for MoneyGram in South Asia”

The US-based company MoneyGram is one of the most visible money transfer services in Nepal. With more Nepalis going to different countries for work and other purposes, the world’s second largest . . . Read more »


July 2016

“Superior quality is the key factor to sell Kent purifiers in over 30 countries”

“Superior quality is the key factor to sell Kent purifiers in over 30 countries”

Kent RO Systems Limited, a leading Indian water purifier company recently launched a range of water purifiers in Nepal. Surya Kumar Chatterjee, Export Manager of the company was here to launch the . . . Read more »


June 2016

“Nepali market’s growth is almost at 100 percent over the last few years”

 “Nepali market’s growth is almost at 100 percent over the last few years”

Recently JCB handed over seven heavy equipments and generators including Backhoe, Loadall and Robots to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFLD) to support the post-quake . . . Read more »


May 2016

“Brand loyalty of Nepali customers towards Sony is very strong”

“Brand loyalty of Nepali customers towards Sony is very strong”

The Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer Sony recently opened its exclusive showroom at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. Masaki Matsumae, President of Sony Regional Market Development Centre was in Nepal . . . Read more »


April 2016

“E-commerce in Nepal is likely to become the main shopping trend”

Since its inception in Nepal in 2013, Kaymu, an e-commerce platform that connects buyers and sellers, has grown to become a large online shopping community in the country. The company has 1,000 active sellers more than 35,000 products registered in 150 plus categories on its website. . . . Read more »


April 2016

“Wider collaboration is needed to ensure multiple use of water system in Nepal”

The Multiple Use Water System (MUS) group is a network of organisations and individuals active since 2003 for rural and peri-urban people’s need of water for drinking, cooking, washing, sanitation, watering animals, growing food and generating . . . Read more »


March 2016

“We think we can do much better in Nepal”

 “We think we can do much better in Nepal”

​Dell recently organised the ‘Dell Nepal Future-Ready 2016’ event in Kathmandu where the company introduced new additions to its portfolio of commercial products in the country. Ahad Haq, . . . Read more »


February 2016

“Nepal is a fast growing market for us”

LG recently opened LG Lifestyle Shoppe in the capital. Younchul Park, Managing Director, LG Electronics Inc, Singapore was in Nepal for the opening. . . . Read more »


October 2015

“Distance learning is very important”

​Dr Nishikant Sonwalkar is a leading expert in the application of computers in education. He has extensive research and development experience in hypermedia authoring, mobile learning, adaptive learning and brain-based synaptic learning, advanced scientific visualization, database management systems, and computer . . . Read more »


September 2015

“Some of the major objectives of Round Table are to create a platform for like-minded people aged 18

Jason Thomson is acting president of Round Table International, a non-political and non-religious charity organisation. Thomson was in Nepal recently to attend Round Table, Nepal’s 16th AGM and to make the necessary arrangements for a World Meet of their organization being held in the country next year. . . . Read more »


September 2015

“Nepal is going to be a good market for us”

​Volvo Construction Equipment is a Swedish construction equipment manufacturer. The company recently entered a partnership with Explore Earthmover Pvt. Ltd. for the authorized distribution of Volvo CE in Nepal. David Choo, Business Director of Volvo CE for Nepal, Hub South Asia, Sales Region APAC (Asia Pacific) was in Kathmandu recently. . . . Read more »


August 2015

“Customer care is at the heart of our business”

Sunil Tiku is Sr. Director, Sales & Marketing at Terex Construction, India. Terex manufactures construction equipment ranging from backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders, wheel loaders, lighting towers, walk-behind rollers and site dumpers. . . . Read more »


August 2015

“Now people compare our products with Samsung and Apple”

Gionee Communication Equipment Co Ltd is a leading Chinese multinational manufacturing mobile phones. The company which launched its products in Nepal in September 2014 has been doing quite well in the Nepali market, given the fact that it hasn’t been even a year since it entered Nepal. . . . Read more »


July 2015

“We see a lot of opportunity in Nepal”

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June 2015

“We are seeing a lot of demand for Office 365 and cloud services”

Microsoft, the world leader in software technologies, has launched the Office 365 in Nepal. The new Office is a subscription-type package that consists of software plus services providing productivity software and related services to its users. Users can now access the services online through their PCs and mobile devices as the company provides storage on its cloud service. . . . Read more »


May 2015

“We will be introducing a 4K Curve TV and the world’s first Quantum Dot TV this year”

TCL, the Chinese consumer electronics major is expanding its foothold in the Nepali market. The world’s third largest TV manufacturer is planning to launch some new products this year. Jane Luo, Department Chief, Asia Business Department, TCL Multimedia Holdings was recently in Nepal to examine the business of TCL in the country’s . . . Read more »


May 2015

“We are making some nice gains in the Nepali market”

Sula Vineyards, considered as the pioneer of Indian wine industry has expanded its foothold in Nepal where it entered three years ago. Established in 1997, the Nasik-based winery has a wide variety of award winning wines in its . . . Read more »


April 2015

‘‘Fuel efficiency is our major strength’’

Syakar Trading Company Ltd was recently appointed the authorized distributor of Genuine Engine Oils of Idemitsu Lube India Pvt Ltd. Kapil Gandhi, Sales and Marketing Manager of Idemitsu Lube India Pvt Ltd was in Nepal for the launch of Idemitsu lubricants. . . . Read more »


March 2015

‘‘Our product definitely enhances fuel efficiency and decreases air pollution’’

Altaf H Bahmany is Director (Business Development) at Emission Particle Solution Sweden AB, a Swedish company which manufactures fuel additives which are claimed to increase fuel efficiency, decrease air pollution and maintenance cost of . . . Read more »


March 2015

‘‘We are providing the widest range of products’’

Vipin Sondhi is the managing director and chief executive officer of JCB India Limited, which exports construction vehicles to more than 50 countries including . . . Read more »


March 2015

‘‘We provide some of the safest elevators in the world’’

ThyssenKrupp Elevator is one of the world’s leading elevator manufacturers, with customers in more than 150 countries. The company has claimed to invent the world’s first rope-free elevator. Bharat Vishnani, Managing Director of ThyssenKrupp Elevator (India) Pvt Ltd was recently in Kathmandu to sign business agreement with Infratech Pvt Ltd, the company’s Nepal . . . Read more »


March 2015

‘‘Our products are known for fuel efficiency’’

Emmanuel Levacher is senior vice-president (international business) at VE Commercial Vehicles Limited India, a Volvo Group and Eicher Motors joint venture. As the in-charge of the company’s export and international business, Levacher frequently travels to various . . . Read more »


February 2015

“We want to make Bacardi the most consumer-relevant brand in Nepal’’

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January 2015

“We expect good business from Nepali market”

Ador Fontech is an Indian company that provides customised and value added solutions to wear problems which are unique in terms of wear factors like abrasion, impact, heat or corrosion for an optimal . . . Read more »


January 2015

‘‘Nepal's strategic location makes important business sense’’

Founded in 1992, Skechers is a California-based major American shoe company. The company produces diverse range of products that include athletic and casual footwear for men, women, and . . . Read more »


January 2015

“We are trying to build our presence in the Nepali market”

Pravin H. Patel is the chairman of HOF Living, a leading brand in India’s office furniture and premium seating system category. For its 28 years of service and dedication to produce quality products, the company has been honoured with the National Award for the outstanding quality . . . Read more »


December 2014

“The idea of Himalayan Consensus can be owned by SAARC”

Laurence Brahm is the founder of Himalayan Consensus, a non-governmental organisation for protecting ethnic diversity, culture and environment. The organisation is a member of the United Nations Theme Group on Poverty and Inequality, . . . Read more »


December 2014

“We want hugely beneficial relationship with Nepali consumers”

Rory Bluett is the brand ambassador of Jameson Whiskey to Northern India. He was recently in Nepal to conduct some tasting sessions in Kathmandu and Pokhara. . . . Read more »


November 2014

‘‘We will be among top five smartphone brands in Nepal by 2015’’

Panasonic, the Japanese consumer electronics giant has made a comeback in the smartphone arena years after it quit the global mobility business. The company which has confined its mobile handset business in Japan is now seeking to explore the . . . Read more »


November 2014

‘‘New Generation Scorpio delivers exceptional value and accessible technology’’

Sagar Bhadkamkar is the deputy general manager for exports and sales of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. The company recently launched a new product, New Generation Scorpio. . . . Read more »


October 2014

“We are willing to bring market specific products for Nepal”

Prasad Vasant Sane is the head of international business of Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems (GLSS). As a leading Indian brand, GLSS has been producing and providing critically acclaimed products and services in locking solutions and . . . Read more »


October 2014

“We are here to spread awareness about cyber security threats”

Altaf Halde is the managing director of Kaspersky to South Asia, a globally recognized manufacturer of cyber security solution. He was recently in Nepal for the post launch follow-up of the company’s products and also to spread the awareness on cyber security in . . . Read more »


October 2014

“Quality Products, Competitive Prices and Services Will Give Us Edge Over Competitors”

Nguyen Quang Hao is the deputy general director of the Vietnam based SRC Tyres. Chosen as the “Famous Brand in 2013” by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vietnam (VCCI), the company has won many titles and awards and is renowned for its excellent quality and services. . . . Read more »


October 2014

“We keep Nepal at par with developed countries”

Ng Tian Beng is the vice president and managing director of Dell for South Asia region, looking after 30 countries including Nepal. Accompanied by Mir Sadat Ali, country manager for Nepal and Rest of Asia Pacific (RoAP), Beng was recently in Nepal on a business . . . Read more »


October 2014

“Nepal will benefit from our organo-metallic fertilizers”

Dr Rahul Mirchandi is the executive director of the Indian fertilizer company, Aries Agro Limited. This 42-year-old company that claims to have been manufacturing eco-friendly fertilizers, recently tied up with Alpha-Agro in Nepal. . . . Read more »


September 2014

‘We will think about establishing a plywood factory in Nepal’

Sajjan Bhajanka is the President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce (BCC), a Bengal-based Indian Business chamber, and Chairman of the Century Plyboards (I) Limited. Bhajanka who has a business and industrial experience of around three decades in the fields of Plywood, Ferro Silicon, granite, export and . . . Read more »


A Country For Sale

A Country For Sale

By Madan Lamsal

There is a country in this world which has been on sale for the past few years. As there is not a single buyer who can buy this country in one go, the country is being cut into pieces and sold in . . . read more »