What is the sectorial opportunity in manufacturing?

Nepal’s manufacturing sector is rich in potential, both for large-scale projects and innovative small-scale projects. The government is enhancing manufacturing base prioritizing industrial sector through promotion of domestic and foreign investment. Industrial Districts and Special Economic Zones have been created to ensure a competitive and investment friendly environment and to simplify administrative procedures. Some main areas of investment are: FMCGs, garments, cement, pharmaceuticals, and metal and metal products. Nepal has potential to tap regional market with high population concentration in major cities.