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About US


Nepal Foreign Trade Association (NFTA) proudly serves as the leading advocate and voice for Nepalese exporters and importers. With a rich history as the longest-standing, independent private sector representative, we play a vital role in shaping Nepal's foreign trade landscape.

NFTA is steadfastly committed to:

  • Promoting and expanding Nepal's foreign trade, fostering economic growth and development.
  • Safeguarding the interests and rights of the business community, creating a fair and equitable trading environment.
  • Building a conducive ecosystem for trade within Nepal, empowering businesses of all sizes and sectors to contribute to the national economy.
  • Our diverse membership represents the true strength of the Nepalese business community, encompassing large, medium, and small enterprises across all seven states. We champion free and fair trade, embrace multiculturalism and multilateralism, and advocate for an open and responsible business environment.


Message from the President

Dear Members and Stakeholders,

I am honored to address you as the President of the Nepal Foreign Trade Association. As we navigate the dynamic landscape of international trade, I am inspired by the resilience and commitment of our members.

In these challenging times, our association remains dedicated to fostering economic growth through robust foreign trade practices. We strive to create an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, and sustainable business practices.

Nepal holds immense potential in the global market, and together, we can leverage our strengths to unlock new opportunities. Our focus remains on promoting fair trade practices, advocating for policies that facilitate commerce, and providing valuable resources to empower our members.

I encourage each of you to actively engage with the association, share your insights, and contribute to the collective success of Nepal's foreign trade community. Together, we can overcome challenges, embrace opportunities, and build a prosperous future for our nation.

Thank you for your continued support and dedication.

Binod Kumar Sethia


To be a leading trade promotion organization in Nepal, offering comprehensive solutions to the nation's international trade and fostering superior growth opportunities for its members.


To foster a trade and investment-friendly environment in the country and explore the market for Nepalese products & services internationally.


  1. Serve as the guiding force in promoting Nepal's foreign trade, bringing expertise and innovation to the forefront.
  2. Act as a dynamic mediator, fostering collaboration between the government and the private sector to drive mutual success.
  3. Provide robust support to the domestic business community, supporting in the identification of exportable goods, quality enhance, and navigating international markets.
  4. Inspire and support businesses in delivering high-quality foreign goods with a perfect blend of quality and affordability.
  5. Act as knowledge hub of Nepal's international trade. 
  6. Organize trade fairs, exhibitions, seminars, and workshops to facilitate networking and learning for members.
  7. Play a pivotal role as an intermediary, skillfully settling business-related disputes, ensuring a smooth and fair playing field.
  8. Foster international relationships by exchanging trade delegations, connecting businesses for global opportunities and partnerships.
  9. Advocacy to government in updating Acts & Regulations


Events For the Nepal Foreign Trade Association (NFTA)

Meeting with officials from Export Support Service-South Asia and International Markets, Department for Business and Trade, British Deputy High Commission, Mumbai.