According to the Nepalese Department of Customs, the country has been importing vegetables only worth Rs 60 million (€438,000) a day, on average. Recent data shows that Nepal imported vegetables worth Rs 8.59 billion in the past five months (mid-July till mid-December), which is Rs 60 million a day.
Nepal spent the highest amount of money on potatoes in this period. The department says it imported potatoes worth Rs 5.27 billion in the past five months. Following potatoes on the list are onions (Rs 2.47 billion), green garlic (Rs 374.1 million), tomatoes (Rs 186.6 million), spinach (Rs 160 million), mushroom (Rs 71.7 million), pumpkins (Rs 10.4 million), carrots (Rs 4.1 million), capsicums (Rs 40 million), and beans (Rs 33.7 million).
Nepal has also imported cucumbers, cabbages and chillies in this period, importing mostly from India, followed by Pakistan and Bangladesh.
[ Rs 100 = 0.73 ]
A source: https://www.freshplaza.com