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Nepal: Economy

GDP growth exceeded the Asian Development Outlook 2017 forecast for FY2017 (ended 15 July 2017) as the economy rebounded from stagnation in FY2016 caused by devastating earthquakes a year earlier. The robust performance in FY2017 mainly reflects a good monsoon and harvest, accelerated reconstruction, better electricity supply and management, and the normalization of disrupted foreign trade and supply, as well as base effects. Read more from Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update

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*2017 and 2018 are forecasts.


Economic forecasts for South Asian countries

The latest available economic data for Nepal compared to countries in South Asia.

*2017 and 2018 are forecasts.

Sources:
Asian Development Outlook 2017
Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update