List of companies of Nepal

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Location of Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked central Himalayan country in South Asia. It has a population of 26.4 million and is the 93rd largest country by area.[1][2] Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest city.

Nepal's gross domestic product (GDP) for 2012 was estimated at over $17.921 billion (adjusted to nominal GDP).[3] In 2010, agriculture accounted for 36.1%, services comprised 48.5%, and industry 15.4% of Nepal's GDP.[4] While agriculture and industry are contracting, the contribution by the service sector is increasing.[4][5]

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Nepal".

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Agni Air Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2006 Airline, defunct 2006
Agriculture Development Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1968 Bank, rural credit institution
Air Nepal International Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2005 Airline, defunct 2006
Asian Airlines Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2002[6] Airline, defunct 2006
Bajeko Sekuwa Consumer services Restaurants & bars Kathmandu ? Restaurant chain
Base Air Consumer services Airlines ? 2004 Airline, defunct 2007
Buddha Air Consumer services Airlines Jawalakhel 1997 Domestic airline
Chaudhary Group Conglomerates - Kathmandu 1968 Consumer goods, financials, industrials
Citizens Bank International Limited Financials Banks Kathmandu 2007 Commercial bank
Cosmic Air Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1997 Airline, defunct 2008
Deurali-Janta Pharmaceuticals Health care Pharmaceuticals Kathmandu 1988 Pharma
Dish Home Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Lalitpur 2010 Satellite
Everest Air Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1992 Airline, defunct 1998
Fly Yeti Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2007 Low-cost airline, defunct 2008
Flying Dragon Airlines Consumer services Airlines Nepalgunj 2005 Airline
Giribandhu Tea Estate Consumer goods Food products Birtamod 1962[7] Tea
Gorkha Airlines Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1996 Charter airline
Guna Airlines Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2009 Airline, defunct 2013
Himalayan Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1993 Private sector bank
Hulas Motors Consumer goods Automobiles Biratnagar 1996 {{{6}}}
IME Group Conglomerates - Kathmandu 2001 Financials, oil & gas, industrials, travel & leisure
IMS Group Nepal Conglomerates - Kathmandu 1993 Mobile phones, Consumer Goods, Automobiles, Real estate
Impro Airways Consumer services Airlines ? 2006 Helicopter airline, defunct 2010
Karnali Air Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu ? Airline, defunct 2003
Kathmandu Infosys Technology Computer services Kathmandu 2016 Educational Consultant
Krishna Pauroti Consumer goods Food products Kathmandu 1948 Bakery
Laxmi Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 2002 Commercial bank
Makalu Air Consumer services Airlines Nepalgunj 2009 Airline
Media Chautari Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Kathmandu 2006 Media, film
Mountain Air Consumer services Airlines ? 2000 Airline, defunct 2002
Nabil Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1984 Commercial bank
Ncell Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Lalitpur 2004 GSM
Necon Air Consumer services Airlines ? 1992 Airline, defunct 2003
Nepal Airlines Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1958 Flag carrier airline
Nepal Bangladesh Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1994 Commercial bank
Nepal Bank Limited Financials Banks Kathmandu 1937 State-owned bank
Nepal Investment Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1986 Commercial bank
Nepal Oil Corporation Oil & gas Exploration & production Kathmandu 1970 State owned petro concern
Nepal Rastra Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1956 Central bank
Nepal SBI Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1992 Joint venture bank with State Bank of India
Nepal Stock Exchange Financials Investment services Kathmandu 1993 Primary exchange
Nepal Telecom Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Kathmandu 1913 State telecom provider
NIDC Development Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1959 Industrial bank
Rastriya Banijya Bank Financials Banks Kathmandu 1966 State-owned commercial bank
Ratna Pustak Bhandar Consumer services Specialty retailers Kathmandu 1946 Books
Shangri-La Air Consumer services Airlines ? 1999 Airline, merged with Necon Air in 2001
Shree Airlines Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1999 Charter helicopter airline
Sita Air Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2003 Airline
Skyline Airways Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1999 Airline, defunct 2003
Standard Chartered Nepal Financials Banks Kathmandu 1987 Bank, significant subsidiary of Standard Chartered (UK)
Subisu Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Kathmandu 1999 Cable Internet
Tara Air Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 2009 Airline
WorldLink Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Kathmandu 1995 Internet and network service provider
Yeti Airlines Consumer services Airlines Kathmandu 1998 Airline


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011 (National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics (Nepal). Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "The World Factbook: Rank order population". CIA. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Nepal". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  4. ^ a b "World Bank: Nepal at a glance, 2012" (PDF). World Bank. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Nepal Status Paper United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 (Rio+20) Synopsis" (PDF). National Planning Commission of Nepal. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Airlines - Nepal". Airlinehistory.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  7. ^ Anshu Giri. "Giribandhu Tea Estate - MD's Message". Giribandhutea.com. Retrieved 2017-12-16.