April / May2001


  • His Majesty's China visit very fruitful for strengthening bilateral ties
  • FNCCI and the MEDEF International sign cooperation agreement
  • FNCCI sets up National Excellence Award
  • Nepal Business Expo 2001
  • Syaprubesi-Rasuwa road to be expedited.
  • Tourist inflow rises
  • Handicraft exports declined.
  • NDBL, IDBI sign for mutual benefit
  • Development Credit Bank Opens
  • Neco Insurance announces 10% divided
  • Everest Bank profits up

  • GDP growth rate in India revised to 6.4 percent
  • CII demands 100% tax holiday for core sector projects
  • Foreign investment in India
  • India's 10 million kg tea export to Pakistan to help expand global share
  • Export Earnings of Sri Lanka up by 30%
  • Lankan Cabinet ordered to cut spending
  • China may emerge as Asian Internet leader
  • Longest railway links Qinghai with Tibet
  • Environment Related Business in Japan
  • South Korean economy to make soft landing


  • World coffee output expected to grow
  • Asia, Europe warn of darker world economic outlook
  • US economic growth down
  • France the Premier tourist destination in 2000
  • Sweden tops IT economy
  • EU leaders stress on economic goals

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