October 3: Thanks to the revised customs duty imposed by the government, Nepali traders and businessmen have started importing Chinese electric cars in large numbers from Rasuwagadhi.
According to the Rasuwa Customs Office, at least 100 electric cars entered Nepal within the past four days. Chief Customs Officer Ram Prasad Regmi said that the vehicles imported from Rasuwagadhi are being taken to Kathmandu after customs clearance.
More than Rs 109.8 million has been collected as customs duty from the import of the electric cars.
A customs officer informed that around 800 small and large vehicles have entered Nepal through Rasuwagadhi checkpoint since the last fiscal year. -- RSS