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Rice trade is very important in Nepal about 50% of the country is rice farms. This is a sores graph.

Rice production, exports and imports

Fiscal year Production1 Exports2 Imports3

('000 tonnes) (million rupees) (tonnes)

1975/76 2 605 495.4 -

1976/77 2 386 343.0 -

1977/78 2 282 185.0 -

1978/79 2 339 257.2 -

1979/80 2 060 42.3 -

1980/81 2 464 117.6 -

1981/82 2 560 222.6 -

1982/83 1 833 11.3 34 147

1983/84 2 757 75.4 13 119

1984/85 2 709 250.0 8 592

1985/86 2 804 93.2 6 166

1986/87 2 372 14.4 34 602

1987/88 2 982 - 19 981

1988/89 3 283 - 8 375

1989/90 3 390 - 12 967

1990/91 3 502 - NA

1991/92 3 223 - NA

1992/93 2 584 - NA

1993/94 3 496 - -

Sources: 1Government of Nepal.


Daily per caput food supply

Year Total calories Calories from cereals Percentage of intake


from cereals

1981/82 1 765 1 628 92

1982/83 1 608 1 461 90

1983/84 1 755 1 615 92

1984/85 1 815 1 667 92

1985/86 1 852 1 704 92

1986/87 1 923 1 772 92

1987/88 2 000 1 849 92

1988/89 2 077 1 920 92

1989/90 2 125 1 949 92

1990/91 2 288 2 131 93

Source: Food and Price Unit, Marketing Services Union, Government of Nepal.

Rice Trade is very common in Nepal. Lots of people in Nepal have rice farms. Nepals common trade
partners are lots of different companies. The rice trade farms in Nepal produce a lot. Plains In Nepal
is a very suitable place to relocate your farm to.