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Nepal to face turbulence as remittance flow ‘drops’, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 17/10/2017)

MoLE preparing to set up remittance fund, by Sabin Mishra (ht 19/09/2017)

Slowing remittance growth squeezes BoP surplus (kp 27/08/2017), Remittance growth retarded to below five per cent last fiscal (ht 29/08/2017)

Hundi in South Korea: Nepalis’ remittance channel, by Dhananjay Shah (ht 27/07/2017)

What if remittances dried up? Investment in the productive sector can transform Nepal’s economy and put it on a self-sustaining path, by Serene Khatiwada (kp 16/07/2017)

‘30pc coming in via informal channels’ (kp 14/07/2017), Lawmakers seek incentive package on remittance (ht 14/07/2017), Slowdown in remittances growth worries lawmakers, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 14/07/2017)

Remittance, rice and real estate: An example of how a remittance-based economy can wreck thriving agriculture in one of Nepal’s most fertile valleys, by Yuvaraj Shrestha (nt 14/07/2017)

The job issue: Ongoing Gulf row should prod Nepal into  becoming less dependent on remittances (ht 12/07/2017)

Remittance inflow from Qatar likely to be adversely hit (ht 21/06/2017)

Remittance growth retards (ht 11/06/2017)

Bank accounts must in Nepal for people heading abroad to work: Decision aims at bringing remittances through formal channel, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 30/05/2017)

‘Remittances a symptom of chronic problem’ (rep 24/05/2017)

Current account in deficit as remittances growth slows (rep 17/05/2017)

Remittance growth slows on drop in number of outbound workers: Inflation cools down to 3.3 percent (rep 18/03/2017)

Remittance inflows: Avoiding dependence, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 07/03/2017)

The good and the bad: We need to conduct a careful study of both positive and negative effects of Nepal’s remittance-driven economy, by Suvekshya Gautam (kp 02/02/2017)

Remittances growth continues to slow (rep 19/01/2017)

Nepal top remittance recipient economy in proportion to GDP in Asia in 2015 (ht 07/12/2016)

Remittance growth slows to 3.2 percent: Nepal received Rs 171.8 billion in the first quarter (rep 19/11/2016)

US envoy: Focus on job creation as era of remittance-led growth is ending: The ambassador says foreign investors want certainty and do not like high opportunity cost of doing business in Nepal, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 22/10/2016)

Rebound in remittance inflow fails to prevent BoP from posting deficit (kp 22/10/2016)

Making most of remittances: Vision and strategies, by Mayumi Ozaki (ht 20/10/2016)

Remittance inflows: Risks and realities, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 14/10/2016)

Migrant worker departures settle at new low post quakes, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 08/10/2016)

Most remittance recipient households save to buy assets, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 29/09/2016), Role of remittance: The amount of remittance can be much higher than what has been reported by the WB if all the remittances are sent through formal channels (ht 30/09/2016)

Cash outflow surpasses inflow amid slashed remittance: Balance of payments posts deficit of Rs 2.1b first time in two years, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 23/09/2016), Ease in remittance growth likely to pose downside risk (ht 23/09/2016), Remittances decline as number of outbound workers falls, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 23/09/2016)

Waiting for an industrial revolution: Failure to foster entrepreneurship is driving Nepalis abroad for work, by Manish Jha (nt 23/09/2016)

Remittance pitfalls: Nepal needs urgent reforms to deal with challenges stemming from a deceleration in remittance inflows, by Chandan Sapkota (kp 20/09/2016)

Figures to fret about: Besides aiding poverty reduction, remittance has also led to a rise in trade deficit, by Bijendra Man Shakya (kp 11/09/2016)

Is almost all remittance spent on consumption? ... Maybe not: 28 percent of money sent from abroad is saved, says NRB report, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 08/09/2016), How to spend it: Govt should devise policies to make best use of remittances (kp 09/09/2016)

Remittance growth slows to 7.7 percent in 2015-16, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 27/08/2016)

Remittance And The Recent Alarm, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 15/08/2016)

Malaysia top remittance sending country to Nepal: However, remittance inflows from Malaysia might be hit in the future as the number of workers going there dropped sharply in the last fiscal year, by Bibek Subedi (kp 05/08/2016)

The remittance trade-off: There should be a careful and dispassionate analysis of the economic costs of remittance, by Suvanga Parajuli (rep 03/08/2016)

One pc currency depreciation raises remittance inflow by 1.17 per cent (ht 01/08/2016)

Remittance growth plummets to 8.6 per cent (ht 17/07/2016)

Remittance growth witnesses slowdown (ht 19/06/2016)

WB says Nepal could face slowdown in remittances (kp 16/06/2016), Over reliance on remittance risky: WB, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 16/06/2016)

Remittance growth rate falls for 5 mths straight, by Bibek Subedi and Roshan Sedhai (kp 19/05/2016)

WB: Remittance inflows soared after earthquake: Migrant workers sent $6.6 billion to their families in 2015, up 20.9pc year-on-year, by Bibek Subedi (kp 15/04/2016), Utilising Remittance For Economic Growth, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 15/04/2016)

Remittances and microfinance Risks, hurdles and opportunities, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 16/03/2016)

Courting cash: The state has not been able to utilise the inflow of remittance productively, by Rudra Prasad Dahal (kp 01/03/2016)

Costly cash: For Nepal the objective should be to decrease the share of remittance in the national economy, by Prakash Chandra Lohani (kp 29/02/2016)

Unsafe workplaces: The lifeline of Nepal’s economy is threatened by conflict in West Asia and weak currencies, by Om Astha Rai (nt 29/01/2016)

Managing Migration For Development, by Lok Nath Bhusal (rn 22/01/2016)

Remittance: A mixed blessing; While remittances helped cushion the effect of the earthquake to some extent, families of the migrants were torn apart by the disaster, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 16/01/2016)

Nepali outbound stalls as economy heads downhill: The country’s deteriorating business environment has affected the travel plans of Nepali holidaymakers, by Sangam Prasain (kp 25/10/2015)

Remittance jumps to Rs53b in first month (kp 03/10/2015), Current account posts surplus of Rs 8bn: Remittance income grew by 26.3 per cent to Rs 53.27 billion (ht 03/10/2015)

Spend it wisely: Remittance should be used to create jobs, generate income and boost entrepreneurship, by Dutta Shree Duwadi (Khanal) (kp 20/09/2015)

Role of remittances: Reconstruction and recovery, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 24/08/2015)

NRB report on macro economy: BoP surplus doubles, thanks to remittance (kp 20/06/2015), Daily remittance inflow at Rs 2.10bn (ht 20/06/2015), Nepal inflation cools down to 7.1 percent, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 20/06/2015)

Relaying remittance: Remittances can form a safety net for households vulnerable to climate change and natural disasters, by Bhartendu Mishra (kp 29/05/2015)

Remittance up as migrants send home more money (ht 23/05/2015)

Bad idea: The practice of government sending workers abroad will discourage private sector, make redress of migrant grievances harder and increase corruption, by Neelam Adhikari (rep 20/04/2015)

No improvement in remittance inflow (ht 14/04/2015)

Bringing it back home: Remittance must be treated practically, not ideologically, for it to lead to economic growth, by Saloman Rajbandhi (kp 08/04/2015)

Slowdown in remittance inflow continues (kp 17/03/2015), Remittance inflow continues to decelerate, growth only 2.9pc (ht 17/03/2015)

What a waste: Nepal has neither been able to utilise its population dividend nor the remittances sent in by young people, by Subhash Nepali (kp 18/02/2015)

Productive use of remittances: To spur economic growth, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 16/02/2015)

Use it wise: For productive utilization of remittance it must be channeled into capital formation, by Subas Chandra Dahal (rep 10/02/2015)

Remittance inflow rises (ht 18/01/2015)

Money matters: Migrant workers need to be informed about the best ways to use and invest remittance, by Bikram Manandhar (kp 04/01/2015)

Remittance as share of gross domestic product: Nepal top recipient among LDCs (kp 18/12/2014), Remittance income grows marginal 0.8pc: Central bank fears continuity of the trend may give a jolt to stability being enjoyed at present (ht 20/12/2014)

Remittance inflows decline for second straight month (kp 18/11/2014)

Remittance down 4pc, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 23/10/2014), BoP position worsens as remittance flow declines: Country's BoP recorded deficit of Rs 10.2b in first two months od 2014/15 (rep 23/10/2014), Remittance income falls four per cent: Central bank suspects overseas workers’ dependency on informal channels increasing (ht 28/10/2014)

Seek its Productivity: Remittance inflows that account for the largest share of foreign exchange earnings reach their peak during the festivals, mainly Dashain, by Shalinta Sigdel (sp 18/10/2014)

Remittance growth rate, exports fall drastically (ht 30/09/2014)

‘Need to build resilient economy’: UN and ADB call on government to reduce reliance on remittance (ht 12/09/2014)

Use it right: Given increasing role of remittance in Nepali economy, we need to formulate separate remittance policy, by Birendra Bahadur Budha (rep 09/09/2014)

Remitting knowhow: Returning migrants bring back positive social norms, better business practices, confident self-identities and technical skills, by Ashutosh Tiwari (nt 05/09/2014)

Foreign returnees see investment scope in Nepal, by Keshav Sharan Lamichhane (rep 30/08/2014)

Provide Incentives To Migrant Workers, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 20/08/2014)

Remittance mobilization: There is a great inflow of remittance money but most of it spent in consumption and we are not able to institutionalize capital formation system, by Rajesh Gautam (rep 27/05/2014)

Nepal gets Rs 1.5bn as remittance daily (ht 13/05/2014)

Foreign grants, remittance drive up BoP surplus: A boost to foreign exchange reserve is one of the benefits (ht 19/02/2014), NRB data reveals trade statistics not encouraging (ht 19/02/2014)

Dependence on remittances: The sustainability factor, by Kamal Raj Dhungel (ht 10/01/2014)

World Bank: Doing Business, Statistical data for Nepal. Washington, 25 October 2016

World Bank. Nepal Development Update: Remittances at Risk, May 2016

Worldbank: Nepal

International Monetary Fund: Nepal

Asian Development Bank: Nepal

Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM)


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