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NOC slashes price of petrol by Rs 7 per liter, diesel and kerosene by Rs 5 per liter (rep 15/05/2024)

Consumer price inflation moderated to 4.61 percent in March-April: NRB (rep 12/05/2024), Inflation dips in Kathmandu Valley, holds steady in Terai, notable increase seen in Hilly region (kh 12/05/2024)

NOC slashes prices of fuel (kh 01/05/2024)

Rice prices hit record high amid Indian ban : Food inflation continues to simmer in Nepal largely due to higher rice prices and other food items (kp 23/04/2024)

Rising food prices cause business slowdown (rep 16/04/2024)

NOC hikes prices of petrol, diesel, and kerosene (kh 15/04/2024)

Inflation at 30-month low. Yet food prices refuse to come down : Traders attribute high food costs to upcoming India elections, as neighbour slashes rates, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/04/2024)

Prices of tomatoes, potatoes surge (rn 07/04/2024)

Inflation moderated to 4.82 percent during mid-February and mid-March (rep 05/04/2024)

WB projects inflation to remain at 6.7 percent in 2024 (ae 04/04/2024)

World Bank predicts Nepal’s inflation to stay at 6.7% in 2024 (kh 03/04/2024)

Knowing the prices of fruits and vegetables in Kalimati today (kh 01/04/2024)

NOC raises petrol price (kh 31/03/2024)

Government sets minimum support price for winter paddy (kh 29/03/2024)

Petrol, diesel prices experience decline (kh 15/03/2024)

Large cardamom price recovers to Rs2,075 per kg : Prices are expected to rise further, but since farmers have already sold their cash crops, they will receive little benefit, by Laxmi Gautam (kp 15/03/2024)

Nepal saw consumer price inflation dip to 5.01% in Magh (rep 10/03/2024)

NOC announces petroleum prices remain unchanged despite price hike by IOC (rep 01/03/2024)

NEA mulling over increasing electricity tariff rate by 10 to 15 percent (rep 28/02/2024), NEA makes Rs. 15.36 billion profit, nearly 5 billion more than last year (rn 28/02/2024) [Such an increase in profits is obviously a good reason to drastically increase tariffs!]

Nepal faces inflation risk from Red Sea disruption, by Krishana Prasain (kp 27/02/2024)

Cardamom price hike pleases producers in Taplejung (kh 24/02/2024)

Sugar price soars despite abundance in sugarcane crushing season : The retail price of sweetener has increased by Rs15 per kg to Rs100 per kg in the market (kp 19/02/2024)

Winter drought pushes veggie prices higher : Amid low production, imposition of VAT on vegetable import has increased people’s kitchen expenses (kp 18/02/2024)

NOC increases prices of diesel petrol and kerosene (rep 16/02/2024)

Consumer inflation rate held steady at 5.26 percent (kh 06/02/2024), Inflation moderated to 5.26 percent last month due to decline in price hike of edibles (rep 06/02/2024)

Nepal Oil Corporation jacks up fuel prices : Petrol is now costlier by Rs4 per litre, diesel/kerosene by Rs2 and LP gas by Rs15 a cylinder (kp 01/02/2024)

NOC increases price of petroleum products (kh 31/01/2024)

Onion price drops on hassle-free imports despite India’s export ban : As Indian farmers worry about plummeting onion prices in Indian markets, New Delhi is planning to review its export ban (kp 22/01/2024)

India’s restrictions make rice pricier in Nepal, despite record harvest : Leading Asian exporters expect sustained high prices so long as Delhi continues its ban, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/01/2024)

NOC slashes petroleum price by Rs 1 per liter (kh 15/01/2024)

Data show inflation easing but people don’t feel it : According to Nepal Rastra Bank, the year-on-year consumer price inflation moderated to 4.95 percent in the mid-November to mid-December period (kp 14/01/2024)

Large cardamom prices reach near-record levels : The spice, which is among the most expensive in the world, was treated at Rs2,150 per kg in the domestic market this week (kp 10/01/2024)

Onion smuggling thrives after Indian export ban : The staple has become expensive in Nepal. Due to the price differences in Nepal and India, it has become a lucrative business for smugglers, insiders say (kp 08/01/2024)

Price of cardamom increases threefold (kh 07/01/2024)

Onion price decreases with entry of Chinese onion (rn 01/01/2024)

Unexpected dip puts official inflation figures in doubt : Central bank says mid-October to mid-November inflation rate dropped sharply to 5.38 percent, a 22-month low, by Krishana Prasain (kp 16/12/2023)

NOC reduces petrol and diesel prices (kh 15/12/2023)

Soaring demand and falling yields propel large cardamom price to double : Nepali traders expect the spice to break price records in the upcoming months, by Laxman Gautam (kp 13/12/2023)

Onions tear-inducingly pricey after India’s ban : Traders fear by year’s end, prices may breach November 2020 record when consumers paid Rs250 a kilo, by Krishana Prasain (kp 11/12/2023)

Vegetable prices drop sharply in Kathmandu : Cauliflower, a common winter season vegetable, was priced at a multi-year low of Rs15 per kg in the Kalimati fruits and vegetable market on Tuesday (kp 23/11/2023)

Soaring Consumer Prices, by Dixya Poudel (rn 22/11/2023)

No review on fuel prices as auto pricing fails : On October 1, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ordered the cancellation of the increased price of cooking gas, rendering the auto pricing mechanism defunct, by Krishana Prasain (kp 21/11/2023), NOC maintains petrol, diesel prices citing gas deficit as reason for non-adjustment (rep 21/11/2023)

Nepali coffee prices rise on heels of increasing imports : Coffee imports jumped 155 percent to Rs325.86 million in the last fiscal year. Nepal imported 450.29 tonnes of coffee in the review period, by Krishana Prasain  (kp 18/11/2023)

Y-o-Y Consumer Price Inflation surges in Ktm Valley and Mountain region: NRB (rep 15/11/2023)

Onions become pricier after India moves to curb exports : Householders are paying Rs150 per kg for the pungent bulb, which is indispensable in Nepali kitchens, by Krishana Prasain (kp 01/11/2023)

Bada Inflation at Bada Dasain (nt 20/10/2023)

Inflation is driving cost of living, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (ae 18/10/2023)

Government depot selling goats at last year’s price : Food Management and Trading Company started selling live animals from its Thapathali outlet on Tuesday at the rate of Rs680 per kg (kp 18/10/2023)

Inflation surges beyond target, Kitchen expenses pound alarmingly (kh 17/10/2023), Consumer inflation rate reaches 8.19 percent (rep 17/10/2023)

Why Consumer Confidence Is Key to Bringing Down Inflation, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (rep 17/10/2023)

NOC reduces prices of petrol by Rs 11 per liter and diesel by Rs 5 per liter (rep 15/10/2023)

Nepalis brood over rising prices as festivals near : With incomes stagnating due to a comatose economy, people are forced to stretch every rupee, by Subin Adhikari (kp 06/10/2023)

No hike in transportation fare before festivals, penalty for overcharging: Ministry (rn 06/10/2023)

Oil price anomalies : The only alternative to auto-pricing of imported fuel is a better auto-pricing mechanism (kp 04/10/2023)

NOC hikes price of all sorts of petroleum fuels from Saturday midnight (rep 30/09/2023), Govt instructs NOC to withdraw price hike of petroleum products (rep 01/10/2023), NOC reverses petroleum price hike (rep 01/10/2023), Gasoline prices rolled back at PM’s order : On Saturday, state-owned monopoly Nepal Oil Corporation had jacked up fuel prices by Rs2 to Rs6 per litre, by Krishana Prasain (kp 02/10/2023)

Nepalis count their paisas as prices take off : Inflation has gone over 7 percent, leading people to become stingy even during festivals, by Krishana Prasain (kp 29/09/2023)

Surging sugar prices leave bitter taste, by Sangay Sherpa (ht 27/09/2023) [In any case, it would be better if Nepalis reduced their sugar consumption somewhat. Maybe the higher prices will help!]

Inflation marginally increases to 7.52 percent during mid-July and mid-August compared to the previous month (rep 17/09/2023)

NOC raises prices of petroleum products (kh 15/09/2023)

NOC hikes petroleum prices by a notable amount (rep 31/08/2023)

Nepalis hit by rising prices every which way : As if costlier food was not enough, the government has been finding new ways to tax its inflation-stricken citizens, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/08/2023)

Bagmati government ups public transport and cargo fares : As per the new fares, passengers travelling in public vehicles operating in the Valley have to pay Rs19 for a five-kilometre ride (kp 25/08/2023)

Onion price surged by 29 percent (ae 22/08/2023)

Wholesale price of tomatoes, fruits, vegetables and fish sees a marginal decline today (with list) (rep 21/08/2023)

Indicators of inflation, foreign direct investment bad in FY 2022/23 (rep 19/08/2023)

NRB fails to control consumer inflation (rep 18/08/2023)

Soaring tomato exports push up prices in Nepal : Shipments could reach the annual export figure in a few weeks the way warehouses are being emptied, traders say, by Krishana Prasain and Jyoti Shrestha (kp 16/08/2023), Shortages and good neighbourliness : India’s food inflation rose to 11.5 percent in July due to increasing commodity prices, by Smruti S Pattanaik (kp 17/08/2023)

NOC increases prices of petroleum products : Price of diesel, kerosene increase by Rs 14 per liter, petrol by Rs 5  (kh 15/08/2023)

India bans rice exports, Nepali consumers feel the impact : Price of rice of non-basmati variety has increased by up to Rs 250 per sack in Nepali market after the government of India imposed export ban on July 20, by Kalpana Ghimire (nlt 08/08/2023)

Tomatoes cost Rs 180 a kg in Pokhara (rep 06/08/2023), Why tomatoes have become so expensive in Nepal : A tomato scarcity in India has sent prices soaring to unreal heights, and Nepali traders are scrambling to export their stocks, by Krishana Prasain (kp07/08/2023)

Struggle to exist : While the traders attribute the recent price hike to global inflationary pressures, a recent report says otherwise (kp 04/08/2023)

Consumer price rise in Nepal tops global trend : Advocates of consumer rights have urged the government to cancel the 40 percent import duty imposed on sugar, by Krishana Prasain (kp 02/08/2023)

Nepal sees mixed fuel price shift: Petrol up by Rs 8.5/l, diesel Rs 7.5/l, LPG drops by Rs 100/cylinder (rep 01/08/2023), NOC hikes prices of petroleum products; LPG cheaper (kh 01/08/2023)

Traders hike rice prices as India orders export halt : New Delhi said it was imposing a ban on the export of non-Basmati white rice to keep its food reserve intact, by Krishana Prasain (kp 30/07/2023)

Bagmati Province slashes public transport and cargo fares : As per the new fare, passengers travelling in public vehicles plying in Valley have to pay Rs18 for five kilometres (kp 28/07/2023)

Nepal Oil revives auto pricing of fuel : Jet fuel, however, is left out of the pricing system, drawing condemnation from experts, by Krishana Prasain (kp17/07/2023), Public transport fare decreases with implementation of Automated Pricing System in petroleum products (kh 17/07/2023), Public transport fare reduced by approx 3 percent (kh 17/07/2023)

Inflation moderated to 6.83 percent last month: NRB (rep 10/07/2023)

Homemakers become stingy as veggie prices surge : Vegetable prices have jumped three-fold in two weeks in Kathmandu Valley on reduced deliverie, by Krishana Prasain (kp 10/07/2023), Kitchen sink realism : Households are now having to cut the number of daily curry servings as the price of vegetables has rocketed (kp 11/07/2023)

Ginger prices soar on low output in India : Exports almost doubled to 21,098 tonnes valued at Rs997.76 million in the first 11 months of the fiscal year, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 04/07/2023)

NOC slashes prices of petroleum products (kh 03/07/2023)

Chicken becomes costlier as hot weather hits output : Lower production due to heat stress has pushed up prices. Chicken farmers say the government has not been compensating them for the losses (kp 01/07/2023)

FinMin Mahat clarifies that govt imposes VAT on potato and onion to protect and boost the domestic production (rep 28/06/2023)

NOC reduces prices of aviation fuel (rep 21/06/2023)

Fewer onions, more tears, by Sangay Sherpa (ht 15/06/2023)

Traders stop potato, onion imports after VAT decision : Consumer rights activists say revenue-hungry government is taxing everything, at the cost of inflation-hit Nepalis, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/06/2023), VAT makes the poor food insecure, say experts : Nepal relies heavily on imported onions and is gradually becoming a net importer of potatoes, by Pawan Pandey (kp 13/06/2023)

Consumer price inflation remains at 7.41 percent against the 7 percent target (kdh 09/06/2023)

Sugar price to fall as govt reduces customs duty (rep 30/05/2023)

Transportation fare decreases in Bagmati Province (kh 25/05/2023), Bagmati Province’s reduction in bus fares has not been implemented, commuters complain : The Bagmati provincial Ministry of Labour, Employment and Transport slashed bus fares last week, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/05/2023)

Govt slashes fare for long-distance public transport (kh 17/05/2023), Transport fare decreases (kh 17/05/2023)

NOC slashes prices of diesel and kerosene (kh 16/05/2023)

Doctors' consultation fees increase 14 percent (rep 15/05/2023)

Inflation at 7.76 per cent (ht 11/05/2023)

NOC receives reduced import prices for petrol and diesel (rep 02/05/2023)

Costly country : One of the poorest states in the world has also become arguably among the most expensive to live in (kp 25/04/2023)

Stubborn inflation haunts Nepali consumers : Higher-than-expected inflation has been reducing household purchasing power and dragging growth, by Krishana Prasain (kp 20/04/2023)

Inflation exceeds cap of 7.44 percent (kh 11/04/2023)

Airfare reduced following NOC’s decision to slash aviation fuel price (rep 06/04/2023), Domestic airlines reduce airfares (ht 06/04/2023)

Price of petroleum products down by almost Rs 10 effective Monday midnight : Petrol to cost Rs 175 per liter, diesel and kerosene Rs 165 per liter (kh 03/04/2023), Nepal Oil accused of profiteering at the expense of consumers : The state-owned oil monopoly is the country’s largest enterprise with an annual turnover of nearly Rs400 billion, by Krishana Prasain (kp 04/04/2023)

India sends revised list with reduced fuel price : Despite reduced fuel costs, the oil monopoly has kept prices unchanged stating the outstanding dues it has to pay to the IOC (kp 02/04/2023)

Costly existence : With the official inflation rate now up to 7.68 percent—and the unofficial rate perhaps much higher—those with well-paying jobs fret about the rising prices too, by Cilla Khatry (ae 28/03/2023)

Government rolls back decision to increase fertiliser prices : The decision came on a day when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was set to face yet another vote of confidence in Parliament (kp 21/03/2023)

Nepalis forced to pay more for rice, no one knows why : According to market observers, the price of the most common food grain in Nepali homes has gone up by Rs100 to Rs700 per bag, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/03/2023)

IOC slashes petrol price by 86 paisa/l and diesel by Rs 1.50/l for Nepal (rep 17/03/2023)

DDC increases milk price (kh 16/03/2023), DDC hikes milk prices : A half-litre of milk in a blue packet now costs Rs48.50, green packet Rs65 and yellow packet at Rs58 (kp 17/03/2023)

Systemic failure : The way the Nepal Oil Corporation currently sets the prices of petroleum products makes no sense (kp 14/03/2023)

Nepal hikes chemical fertiliser prices to curb subsidies : Nepal’s chemical fertiliser subsidy bill is likely to shoot up to a record Rs38.50 billion this fiscal year as import prices have swelled tremendously (kp 14/03/2023)

Y-o-Y consumer price inflation increases over 1 percent in seven months (kh 12/03/2023)

Milk has become expensive. Now, it’s the turn of state-owned DDC to hike rates : Sources say that the state-owned dairy corporation has proposed a hike to what the private sector has increased, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/03/2023)

Govt hikes price of milk by Rs 9 per liter (rep 04/03/2023)

More Nepalis expect inflation to increase : Perceived price rises among Nepali consumers over the next 12 months hit a new high of 12 percent, the central bank says, by Krishana Prasain (19/02/2023)

Consumers expect inflation to continue (rn 15/02/2023)

NOC hikes fuel prices (ht 08/02/2023)

India tax exemptions may make EVs cheaper in Nepal : The Indian government has waived taxes on several inputs through the budget for the fiscal year 2023-24, by Krishana Prasain (kp 05/02/2023)

Tomato prices plunge as imports from India soar : The cold wave has reduced domestic output and increased imports from India have made the vegetable cheaper, by Om Prakash Thakur (kp 30/01/2023)

Waiver of ten percent service charge will not bring down price, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 30/01/2023)

Inflation falls to 9-month low due to base effect : Consumers only know that groceries have become costlier, and they couldn't care less about complex statistics, observers say, by Sangam Prasain (kp 14/01/2023)

Rising prices of fast food leave consumers feeling sick, by Aashish Mishra (rn 06/01/2023)

Dairy businesspersons not to increase milk price (kh 02/01/2023), No price hike in dairy products for now (kh 04/01/2023)

Nepal: Sliding Slowly into the Slippery Slope of Hyperinflation!, by Pradip Kumar Kafle (rep 28/12/2022)

‘Inflation will remain high in the foreseeable future’, interview with Keshav Acharya, economist and former executive director of the Nepal Rastra Bank (kp 19/12/2022)

NOC slashes prices of petroleum products (kh 16/12/2022), Too little, too late : Consumers feel cheated as NOC flouts its own promise to enforce auto-pricing system, by Rajesh Khanal (rep 18/12/2022)

Inflation makes Kathmandu an expensive dining destination : Cost of dining in restaurants and hotels rose 15 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, a central bank report says, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/12/2022)

Inflation may continue into next year, central bank says : Inflation was recorded at 8.5 percent in October 2022 compared to 4.24 percent in the same month last year, according to Nepal Rastra Bank, by Krishana Prasain (kp 30/11/2022)

Market prices rocket while officials busy themselves with election : Consumer activists and economists say that the recent increase in prices is the result of lack of market inspection, by Krishana Prasain (kp 20/11/2022)

Remittance and tourism will cushion Nepal against inflation, banker says : As per Mashreq Bank executive James Pearson, 2023 will be a challenging year for many economies and consumers, by Himendra Mohan Kumar (kp 18/11/2022)

Consumer inflation hits 8.50 percent: NRB (kh 17/11/2022)

Rising dollar makes winter clothes more expensive : Prices of clothes and footwear rose by 7.68 percent in the first two months of this fiscal year, the central bank said, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/11/2022)

Outstanding dues prompt NOC to maintain fuel prices (ht 04/11/2022)

Paddy prices likely to cool after India clears shipment : The market has been up since the southern neighbour imposed export curbs nearly two months ago (kp 03/11/2022)

Consumers in remote districts hard hit by skyrocketing inflation (rn 26/10/2022)

Nepal inflation skyrockets to 8.64 percent; double compared to last year (nlt 21/10/2022), Consumer Price Inflation remains at 8.64 percent (kh 21/10/2022), Nepal’s inflation hit 74-month high in September : Price rises in the month more than doubled to 8.64 percent from 3.49 percent in the same month last year, according to Nepal Rastra Bank, by Krishana Prasain (kp 22/10/2022)

NOC not to adjust petrol price, gets profit of Rs14.56 per liter on petrol (kh 17/10/2022), Fuel still expensive despite fall in international prices : Nepal Oil Corporation says it cannot slash prices because of massive accumulated losses, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/10/2022), Squeezing the public : It is criminal to continue with levies that contribute to inflation and bring hardship to people’s lives (kp 19/10/2022)

Nepal’s economic growth will reach 4.2 percent and price growth 8.1 percent this year: IMF (kh 12/10/2022)

Govt fixes price of 1ltr bottled water at Rs 16 and a 20 ltr jar at Rs 47 (rep 12/10/2022)

Post-pandemic price hike hit Dashain (kp 01/10/2022)

Stagflation : Or a bumpy inflation in Nepal?, by Kanchan Rauniyar (ht 26/09/2022)

Goat prices may rise this Dashain despite the supply glut, by Krishana Prasain (kp 26/09/2022)

Rice eaters face rising prices after India strangles supply : The southern neighbour initiated the move to boost supplies and calm prices after below-average monsoon rainfall curtailed planting, by Krishana Prasain (kp 25/09/2022)

Food Management and Trading Company reduces prices of food items as Dashain nears (rep 24/09/2022)

Finance ministry’s negligence makes sugar expensive in festive season, by Dilip Poudel (nag 22/09/2022)

Ever-rising prices spoil Dashain shopping mood : The prices of food, clothes, footwear and electronic accessories could increase by 20-30 percent this Dashain, traders say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 07/09/2022)

NOC ups prices of diesel and kerosene (kh 02/09/2022)

Campaign spending expected to increase inflationary pressure : Nepal’s inflation was recorded at 8.08 percent in July when the fiscal year closed, which is double last year’s figure, by Krishana Prasain (kp 20/08/2022)

Nepal Oil says will not reduce fuel prices despite fall in import prices : The oil monopoly reports it is still in the red with losses falling from billions to millions, by Krishana Prasain (kp 17/08/2022), NOC is still at a Rs 50 billion loss.  Who is then making the profit from higher prices of petroleum products? (rep 17/08/2022)

Nepal Oil Corporation’s Price Stabilization Fund: Have Nepalis benefited from it? What use is the 13 billion rupees fund if we, the consumers, still have to pay high prices for fuel?, by Anjila Shrestha (nlt 08/08/2022)

Can’t adjust price of petroleum products, NOC says (kh 03/08/2022)

Keeping down prices : We have become a commodity importing nation, and global inflation easily passes on to us, by Rabindra Maharjan (kp 01/08/2022)

Households feel the heat as kitchen gets expensive with rising food prices : People are cutting down budget for meals, as plates have become more expensive in what is termed ‘lunchflation’, by Pawan Pandey (kp 25/07/2022)

Public transport fares increased (rep 24/07/2022)

Reluctance to implement adjusted transport fares (rep 17/07/2022)

Nepal Telecom reduces service charges (kh 17/07/2022)

Inflation close to double-digit mark : Central bank report shows year-on-year inflation hit 8.56 percent in the first 11 months of this fiscal year, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/07/2022), Inflation at 8.56 percent this fiscal breaks records of last five years (kh 12/07/2022)

DoTM hikes public transport fare (nlt 12/07/2022), Passenger and cargo fares hiked, again : The passenger transport fare has been hiked by 1.97 percent. For cargo carriers plying on the Tarai and hills routes, fares have been raised by 2.6 percent and 2.34 percent, respectively (kp 12/07/2022)

Inflation will surpass target in next fiscal year as well: Governor Adhikari (rep 11/07/2022)

Veggie prices in valley skyrocket (ht 10/07/2022)

Rising freight rates push up food import costs : High living costs in cities like Kathmandu have forced people from low economic backgrounds to cut down on consumables, including water, by Krishana Prasain (kp 05/07/2022)

Petrol price hiked by Rs. 2, diesel, kerosene by Rs. 9 (rn 04/07/2022), Price of petroleum products hiked again : Petrol to cost Rs 181 per liter, diesel and kerosene Rs 172 per liter (kh 04/07/2022)

Rising vegetable prices hit consumers (rep 03/07/2022)

The tango of inflation and soaring food prices : The consumer price inflation in an import-reliant country like Nepal is also heavily influenced by transport cost, which in turn is determined by fuel prices, by Anushka Nepal (ae 05/07/2022)

A Good Gesture Of Government, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 28/06/2022)

Government decreases transport fare (kh 27/06/2022)

House committee orders fuel tax cut as Nepalis struggle with rising prices . With food and fuel prices going through the roof, the Nepali economy could encounter another setback, and poverty can be expected to rise, economists say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 25/06/2022), Govt slashes fuel prices following widespread criticism : The government decided to reduce petrol price by Rs 20 per liter and diesel price by Rs 28 per liter (nlt 25/06/2022), Govt reduces petroleum product price, petrol Rs 179/liter and diesel Rs 163 now (kh 25/06/2022)

Rising prices, falling morale : Constantly increasing fuel prices have a direct effect on the cost of essentials (kp 23/06/2022)

Fuel prices cost dear  : The government can remove some of the taxes levied on the imported fossil fuel at the customs points (ht  22/06/2022)

Inflation-ridden Nepalis hit by record hike in petroleum prices : Rising inflation has played havoc with household budgets causing anguish to the provider of the family, experts say, by Sangam Prasain and Krishana Prasain (kp 21/06/2022), Surging petroleum prices set to fuel inflation, by Sangay Sherpa (ht 21/06/2022)

Public transport fare goes up (nlt 20/06/2022)

Domestic airfare goes up as NOC jacks up fuel prices to record level (nlt 20/06/2022)

Petrol to cost Rs 199, diesel Rs 192 from today (kh 20/06/2022)

High inflation hits livelihood of low-income groups, by Laxman Kafle (kp 19/06/2022)

Fuel prices increase in new list sent by IOC (rep 17/06/2022), More fuel price hikes loom large (ht 17/06/2022)

Shrinkflation: You’re getting less for same price as packages become smaller : Firms are making product packets smaller instead of raising prices as high production costs bite, by Krishana Prasain and Pawan Pandey (kh 13/06/2022)

Inflation increases two-fold in tenth month of running fiscal compared to last year (kh 10/06/2022)

Govt increases public transport fares (kh 10/06/2022)

NOC hikes petro-prices yet again : Petrol to cost Rs 178 per liter, diesel and kerosene Rs 165 (kh 09/06/2022)

Oil utility mulls reviving dual pricing on cooking gas, insiders sceptical : Price discrimination, which will allow households to buy LPG at a subsidised price and commercial users to pay the cost price, was envisioned 10 years ago, by Krishana Prasain (kp 07/06/2022)

Public transport fares slashed (nlt 03/06/2022)

Lawmakers draw government’s attention to rising inflation : Lawmakers accuse government of not taking any measures to tame inflation and rising prices of petroleum products (nlt 03/06/2022)

IOC sends increased price list of petroleum products (rep 02/06/2022)

Govt slashes infrastructure tax on diesel and petrol by Rs 10 (kh 01/06/2022)

Things get pricier after new budget when people are already hit hard by inflation : Both petrol-powered and electric four-wheelers, high-end motorcycles, alcohol and tobacco products will become pricier due to higher taxes, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/06/2022)

Public importance motion on price hike of petro products filed at Parliament (nlt 24/05/2022)

Much talk but little action to tame rising inflation which is biting Nepalis hard : There should be social protection schemes, fair price shops and reduction of import duties to offset price rises, experts say, by Sangam Prasain and Krishana Prasain (kp 23/05/2022)

NOC hikes fuel prices (nlt 22/05/2022), Fuel prices up, again : Petrol costs Rs180 a litre, diesel Rs163, cooking gas Rs1,800 per cylinder now (kp 23/05/2022)

Crunching effects of inflation : The adversely affected are always those at the bottom of the economic pile (kp 19/05/2022)

Government hikes public transport and cargo fares, again : Revision comes in response to last week’s hike in fuel prices (kp 18/05/2022)

With inflation already crossing 7 percent mark in Nepal, petro price hike to impact consumer goods heavily (rep 16/05/2022)

Oil Corporation hikes fuel prices by a steep Rs10 per litre : With the revised rate, the price of petrol and diesel will cost Rs170 per litre and Rs153 per litre respectively (kp 15/05/2022)

Restaurateurs fret as rising prices keep diners away : Restaurant and hotel inflation reached 6.05 percent in the first nine months of fiscal year, by Krishana Prasain (kp 14/05/2022)

Inflation fears as banks report large withdrawals ahead of local elections : Central bank expects currency in circulation to rise by Rs10-15 billion during the elections, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/05/2022)

Inflation on the rise with deficit balance of payments (kh 11/05/2022)

Home builders reel from rising cost of building materials : Demand for goods has jumped, but supply remains subdued due to low production, by Pawan Pandey (kp 08/05/2022)

Vegetable prices declining, but still expensive for consumers (rn 08/05/2022)

Price hike, inflation and consumption : Restricting imports does not promote domestic goods nor support a free market economy, by Roshee Lamichhane (kp 06/05/2022)

What’s your wedding budget? Expect to spend more : Inflation has made life hard for everyone, and marriage has become an expensive affair, as prices are soaring, by Krishana Prasain (kp 25/04/2022)

Petrol price to be cheaper by four rupees : India sends new petroleum price rate (kh 18/04/2022)

Price of vegetables soars in Kanchanpur (rep 18/04/2022)

Price of lemon doubles in a month (rep 17/04/2022)

Central bank independence : Inflation can be high when there is a problem in the central bank’s independence, by Ram Neupane (kp 14/04/2022)

Public transport fares increased in Kathmandu Valley (rep 14/04/2022), Public transport fare goes up in Bagmati Province (nlt 15/04/2022), New transport fares in effect, start at Rs20 : Government decides to implement automated pricing system—fares rise or drop whenever fuel prices go up or down by more than 5 percent (kp 15/04/2022)

Consumer price inflation stood at 7.14% in last 8 months: NRB (kh 12/04/2022), Consumer inflation soared to 7.14 percent last month: NRB (rep 12/04/2022), Price Of Oil, Vegetables, Milk Products Goes Soaring : Inflation, at over 7%, hits consumers hard (rn 13/04/2022)

Middlemen rake it in while farmers and consumers suffer : Kathmandu residents pay high prices for vegetables, but growers get little of the money, by Pawan Pandey (kp 09/04/2022)

Valley-based cab operators to hike fares from Thursday (rep 09/04/2022)

Petrol, diesel prices reach new record high in Nepal (nlt 05/04/2022), NOC hikes petro-prices yet again : Petrol Rs 160, diesel and kerosene Rs 143 per liter (kh 06/04/2022)

How to address inflation pressure amid current economic hardship? The authorities have always been intervening in the wrong areas to tackle the surging price level in the economy, by Prience Shrestha (nlt 04/04/2022)

Govt increases fare for long routes and cargo vehicles (nlt 03/04/2022)

Transport fares increased up to 15 pc (rep 03/04/2022)

As fuel prices rise, Nepalis buffeted by stagnant incomes and high inflation : The Department of Transport Management has allowed transport entrepreneurs to jack up bus fares and freight charges on inter-provincial routes by 10 to 14 percent, by Krishana Prasain (kp 02/04/2022)

Govt decides to raise transport fares by up to 14 percent (rep 31/03/2022)

Vegetables become dearer on higher gasoline prices : Transportation and labour charges have swelled by 30 percent each in the past two months, insiders say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 27/03/2022)

First coronavirus, and now war is making food more expensive : Poor households that spend a big chunk of their budgets on food and fuel will be forced to cut back on essentials due to higher prices, economists say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 26/03/2022)

Sky high fuel price hits Nepal’s tourism, airlines : Fallout of Ukraine war knocks country’s aviation as it struggles to recover from pandemic (nt 25/03/2022)

Gear up for yet another hike in bus fares : As the government prepares to hike long-route bus fares by 11 percent, consumer rights activist decries plan. This will be the second increase in less than a year, by Anup Ojha (kp 23/03/2022)

Buying summer clothes? You may sweat : Increased freight charges and customs duty mean higher price tags, retailers say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/03/2022)

NOC increases price of petroleum products (kh 16/03/2022)

Domestic airfare goes up (nlt 05/03/2022)

Nepali consumer hit by higher cooking oil prices as Ukraine-Russia war rages : Nepal imports most of its crude sunflower oil requirement from Ukraine, and shipments have stopped since the fighting began, by Krishana Prasain (kp 03/03/2022)

Price of petroleum products hiked by Rs 5; petrol to cost Rs 150 per liter (kh 03/03/2022)

Feeling the inflationary heat : Policymakers have done nothing much to contain inflation, which is primarily import driven (kp 24/02/2022)

Price of cement down by Rs 20 (kh 23/02/2022)

Petroleum prices rise to record levels in the wake of Russia-Ukraine crisis : The repercussions of rising prices could be much bigger in countries like Nepal that depend on imported fuel, by Krishana Prasain (kp 23/02/2022)

Elections and soaring fuel prices may trigger hyperinflation, economists say : Inflation breached the central bank’s 6.5 percent tolerance limit and crossed 7 percent in the first five months of 2021-22, by Krishana Prasain (kp 21/02/2022)

NOC hikes petro-prices yet again : Petrol Rs 145, diesel and kerosene Rs 128 per liter (kh 20/02/2022)

Nepalis expect double-digit inflation over next one year : Although government figures show a relatively modest inflation, people are feeling increasing inflationary pressure, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 17/02/2022)

Consumer price of milk hiked by Rs 9 per liter (rep 10/02/2022), Price of milk increased by Rs 9 per liter effective from today (kh 11/02/2022), State-owned DDC hikes milk prices : Now the 500ml blue packet will cost Rs42.50, yellow packet Rs51 and green packet will cost Rs57 in Kathmandu (kp 11/02/2022)

Fuel prices hiked again (rep 02/02/2022)

NOC hikes fuel prices; petrol, diesel dearer by Rs 3 per liter (nlt 19/01/2022), FNNTE demands withdrawal of price hike of petroleum products (kh 25/01/2022)

National Dairy Development Board recommends increasing price of milk by Rs 10 per liter (kh 16/01/2022), Government preparing to adjust price of milk (ht 21/01/2022)

Inflation soars to 7.11 percent in the fifth month of current FY, general people hit hard as prices of daily essentials reach five-year high (rep 13/01/2022), Inflation on the rise, remittance dwindling and foreign exchange reserve depleting (kh 13/01/2022), Amid a virus crisis, Nepalis grapple with an inflation burst : Inflation hits a 64-month high to 7 percent. Prices are going through the roof, which could affect the overall standards of living and hamstring economic growth, by Krishana Prasain (kp 14/01/2022)

Taxi fare in Valley to increase by 20 percent from mid-January (rep 10/01/2022), Bagmati Province hikes taxi fare effective from Jan 15 : Flag-drop charge increased to Rs60 from existing Rs14 and fare fixed at Rs9.80 per 200 metres from Rs7.80, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/01/2022)

Taking economic growth rate to 7 percent is challenging: Governor Adhikari (kh 09/01/2022)

Sugarcane price up 8 percent to Rs590 per quintal : From 2018, the government started fixing the floor price of sugarcane in a bid to end constant confrontation between sugarcane farmers and sugar producers (kp 07/01/2022), Govt Fixes Minimum Support Price Of Sugarcane At Rs. 590 Per Quintal (rn 07/01/2022)

Global inflation and Nepal : Greater electricity use can not only cut the fuel bill, but also clip a potential source of imported inflation, by Paban Raj Pandey (kp 27/12/2021)

Tame the inflation, ensure greatest good of the greatest number of Nepalis : Why should we, the commoners, suffer at the hands of the few unscrupulous business people? Should not the state guarantee the greatest good to the greatest number of the commoners?, by Jivesh Jha (nlt 19/12/2021)

Sharp rise in poultry feed mars farmers (kh 17/12/2021)

Nepali consumers are being hit on two fronts, rights activists say : The current price hike in the market is caused by normal inflation, and there is no artificial pricing, officials say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 10/12/2021)

Food prices soar but farmers left out of the bonanza : Far from getting high prices for their paddy as had been forecast, Kanchanpur farmers are having a hard time even finding buyers, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 07/12/2021)

Manufacturers lower prices of iron bars (rep 29/11/2021)

Oil Price Hike in Nepal: Some Critical Observations, by Shankar Man Singh (rep 26/11/2021)

Consumer prices likely to rise on higher container shipping rates : A global surge in freight charges could raise consumer prices by 2.2 percent in the least developed countries, UNCTAD says, by Krishana Prasain (kp 26/11/2021)

Inflation expectations among Nepali consumers hit new highs : A majority of people expect average prices of goods and services to rise by a staggering 11.3 percent over the next year, according to the Inflation Expectation Survey released on Sunday, by Krishana Prasain (kp 22/11/2021)

Price Of Mutton Goes Up In Surkhet (rn 21/11/2021)

Coffee prices in Nepal stagnate while global market sees record multi-year highs : According to the National Tea and Coffee Development Board, there are 31,340 coffee farmers in Nepal, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/11/2021)

Six students unions demand immediate withdrawal of hike made in the prices of petroleum products (rep 17/11/2021)

Control Artificial Price Hike, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 16/11/2021)

Govt hikes prices of petroleum products, yet again (rep 11/11/2021), Chand-led CPN announces nationwide strike against recent hike in prices of petroleum products (rep 11/11/2021), Students’ unions gherao NOC against petro-price hike (kh 12/11/2021), Nepal Oil proposes to utilise stabilisation fund : The state-owned monopoly has sought to use money from the fund to subsidise costs as protests erupt over high fuel prices, by Krishana Prasain (kp 15/11/2021), Chand’s banda is a dud, but the general public is at the receiving end : General strikes are a thing of the past and such old ways of protest must be shunned, observers say, by Anup Ojha and Shuvam Dhungana (kp 17/11/2021) [Bandhs are always crimes against the people!]

Jump in inflation sparks worries about economic recovery : October floods have made some food items costlier for consumers already feeling heat of rising energy prices, by Krishana Prasain (kp 01/11/2021)

NOC hikes fuel prices (rep 30/10/2021), Students demand withdrawal of price hike in petroleum products (ht 01/11/2021)

Vegetable prices soar due to heavy rains : Traders say prices will rise further as production has been affected in India and Nepal. Vegetable fields that were ready for  harvest were flooded by the rainfall, by Krisdhana Prasain (kp 24/10/2021)

Global coal supply shortage may hit Nepal too, manufacturers say : They have warned prices of building materials could  skyrocket during the peak construction season, by Krishana Prasain (kp 11/10/2021)

Fare of public transport in Kathmandu Valley hiked (kh 07/10/2021), CFN, passengers concerned about transport fare increment ((kh 08/10/2021)

NOC may hike petroleum prices any time as fuel prices have soared in int’l market (rep 04/10/2021)

Price Hike Of Goods On Eve Of Dashain Worries Consumers, by Laxman Kafle (rn 03/10/2021)

After Covid-19 pandemic, it’s price rise that is biting Nepalis hard : There is a government but there is no governance, say experts, as the administration has failed to limit inflation ahead of festivals and elections, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/09/2021)

Public transport fare goes up as Dashain nears (kh 25/09/2021)

Nepal’s inflation hit 4.35 percent in first month of current FY (rep 23/09/2021)

Attention drawn towards increasing internet price (kh 22/09/2021)

Government subsidised stores open across country : The scheme will not help to control prices, nor will it benefit the targeted groups, activists say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/09/2021)

ISP companies to increase internet prices (rep 17/09/2021)

Price of cooking oil increases (rep 16/09/2021)

Supply chain goes haywire as constant rain soaks country : Vegetable prices soar with the start of festival season while traders blame shortages as usual. If the rains continue, prices will keep on rising, they say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 04/09/2021)

Consumers continue to be battered by rising prices : Market intervention to ensure fair prices and quality of food items has never been a priority for the government, rights activists say, by Krishana Prasain ( kp 27/08/2021)

NOC increases price of petroleum products (kh 23/08/2021), NOC increases fuel prices breaching auto-pricing mechanism (rep 25/08/2021), Oil Price Hike, Again!, by Shanker Man Singh (rep 29/08/2021)

Inflation is biggest worry for consumers after virus cuts incomes : According to an Inflation Expectation Survey Report, the majority of surveyed people expect the average prices of goods and services to grow by 10 percent in a year, by Krishana Prasain (kp 23/07/2021)

NOC slashes petro-prices by Rs 1 per liter (kh 15/07/2021)

Students unions obstruct petro supplies from Thankot Depot (kh 14/07/2021)

Passenger fare of public transport hiked by 28 percent (kh 14/07/2021), Public transport fare goes up by 28% (kh 15/07/2021), Sher Bahadur Deuba administration starts off with hike in transport fares : Consumer activists denounce the move as piling burdens on people who are already suffering due to the lockdown, by Sangam Prasain (kp 15/07/2021)

Skyrocketing price-hike in daily commodities hits consumers, by Sabina Karki (kh 11/07/2021)

State-owned companies withdraw discount on groceries citing end of lockdown : Finance Ministry says it has given no such instruction as general public continues to suffer from pandemic curbs, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/06/2021)

NOC hikes petrol, diesel prices (kh 23/06/2021), Student Unions’ to continue nationwide agitation against fuel price hike and other issues (kh 10/07/2021)

Vegetables cost more due to incessant rain, lockdown restrictions (kp 19/06/2021)

NOC reduces price of international aviation fuel (kh 07/06/2021), Nepal Oil slashes jet fuel price by 20 percent, by Sangam Prasain (kp 08/06/2021)

Cooking oil price hike in local market attributed to international causes ( ht 02/06/2021)

Nepalis facing rising edible oil prices amid pandemic : The price of essential items like cooking oil has almost doubled in recent weeks, consumer rights activists say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 29/05/2021)

NOC at loss even after repeatedly hiking prices of petroleum products (rep 17/05/2021)

Inflation at 3.10 per cent (ht 13/05/2021)

Consumers face pain as prices of household essentials soar : Experts blame lack of government inspection for the rise in prices despite ample stock, by Krishana Prasain (kp 06/05/2021)

Retail prices of vegetables jump despitestable wholesale rates in the Valley : Prices have increased because of transportation difficulties and higher freight charges, traders say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 01/05/2021)

Retailers urge government to probe rising food prices : Essential goods have become costlier in the past few days despite sufficient stocks and regular supply, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/04/2021)

Why fuel prices have been rising and rising in Nepal : Nepal imported Rs164 billion worth of petroleum products in the last fiscal year ended mid-July, by Krishana Prasain (kp 22/04/2021)

Govt starts monitoring surge in chicken price (ht 21/04/2021)

NOC hikes fuel price (rep18/04/2021)

Chicken price surges due to low production (ht 17/04/2021)

Home appliances become dearer as input costs soar : According to electronic goods dealers, prices have increased by up to 30 percent in the local market, by Krishana Prasain (kp 31/03/2021)

Chicken prices jump as supply falters due to travel restrictions : Hatcheries import hens and roosters to produce fertilised eggs which hatch into broiler chicks. Production of chicks has plunged to 2.5 million birds per week from 4 million, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/03/2021)

Prices of petroleum products hiked again; NOC says they are still selling at a loss (rep 17/03/2021)

Falling prices drive demand for gold but officials say no to increasing import quota : Prices are expected to go down but increasing the quota could dent foreign currency reserves, central bank officials say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/02/2021)

Rising petroleum prices could lead  to costlier food items, traders say : Nepal Oil Corporation has jacked up the price of diesel thrice in one month citing global trends, by Krishana Prasain (kp 23/02/2021)

NOC raises fuel prices twice in a week on the pretext of implementing automated pricing system : State-owned oil monopoly is blamed for being reluctant to reduce prices while it quickly decides to hike prices to secure its profits (rep 18/02/2021)

Automobile prices poised to rise on higher metal costs : Nepal imported vehicles and parts worth Rs44 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year, by Krishana Prasain (kp 16/02/2021)

The price of rice continues to increase and cartelling is partly to blame, observers say : Due to poor governance and political instability, opportunists are hiking the price of the Nepali staple for which the country is dependent on imports, by Krishana Prasain (kp 14/02/2021)

Ordinary people are hit hard as food prices see a massive surge, by Rajesh Khanal (rep 26/01/2021)

With political instability, market prices soar : When elections approach, market monitoring gets lax and prices remain high, activists and experts say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/01/2021)

Onion prices still on high side despite resumption of import : Traders say that prices are not dropping due to high demand in the global market, by Krishana Prasain (kp 14/01/2021)

With reliance on imports, prices continue to go up : Local production has been declining and fulfils only 10-15 percent of the current requirement, leading to increased reliance on imports, merchants say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/01/2021) [This is also a consequence of the Oli government's misguided agricultural policy during the pandemic: farming allowed, but marketing prevented!]

Prices swell as economy bounces back : Industrialists cite higher cost of raw materials and freight charges for the upsurge in market prices, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 06/01/2021)

Onion price expected to drop in 2021 (ht 01/01/2021)

Domestic steel and iron prices rise as India seeks ban : Nepal has been majorly importing raw material for iron and steel and finished products from India mainly for construction purposes, by Krishana Prasain (kp 27/12/2020)

Floor prices for coffee raised by 5 percent : The new pricing will ensure a 22 percent profit for farmers, excluding their cost of production, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 24/11/2020)

Traders jack up vegetable prices on the pretext of Tihar festival : Prices expected to stabilise as seasonal vegetables arrive in larger volumes, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/11/2020)

Prices of dried fruits remain stable in  run-up to Tihar, by Krishana Prasain (kp 10/11/2020)

Prices of essential kitchen ingredients surge ahead of Tihar buying rush : The proliferation of market offences is due to the government’s weak inspection system, activists say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 07/11/2020)

Marigold flowers are going to be rarer and dearer this Tihar, traders say : Celebrators can expect to pay Rs20 more per garland because marigolds will be hard to come by after the growing season, by Krishana Prasain (kp 02/11/2020)

Onion prices refuse to drop despite imports from China : Wholesalers at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market are charging Rs130 per kg for Chinese onions and Rs135 per kg for the Indian product, by Krishana Prasain (kp 30/10/2020)

Shoppers snap up goats at government outlet : The price of live goats was fixed at Rs550 per kg, which is Rs100 per kg less than the market price, by Krishana Prasain (kp 21/10/2020)

With income disrupted for most, Dashain economy unlikely to do well : The prices of food items like rice, lentils, legumes, edible oil too have increased by Rs10 per kg on an average, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/10/2020)

Chicken retail price drops by 30 percent in the Valley : Demand, especially from hotels and restaurants, has dried up completely, traders say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 16/10/2020)

Vegetable prices to remain high until new harvest : Stock of rainy season vegetables brought from neighbouring districts have sold out and shipments from Tarai and India have yet to arrive, officials say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 06/10/2020), Vegetable price skyrockets, by as much as 300 percent, by Dilip Poudel (rep 07/10/2020)

Vegetable prices skyrocket as sellers seek hefty profits (kp 03/10/2020)

Consumer price inflation slows to 3.49pc (ht 26/09/2020)

Dashain shoppers will have to brace for higher prices : A hike in import duty, weakened Nepali rupee against the dollar and higher transportation costs prompted by the virus outbreak have made goods dearer, by Krishana Prasain (kp 25/09/2020)

Onion prices  continue to shoot skyward despite market inspection, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/09/2020)

Potato prices hit new highs as rain disrupts harvests : Palung potato, the most sought after variety, costs Rs110 per kg, up from Rs90 two weeks ago while Mude potato now costs Rs100 per kg, up from Rs80, by Krishana Prasain (kp 17/09/2020)

As India bans onion export, prices in Nepal jump 50 percent : The restriction comes six months after it was lifted in March as rains damaged crops in southern India and wholesale prices there trebled in a month amid inadequate supply, by Krishana Prasain (kp 16/09/2020)

Nepalis pay Rs 104.53 for 1GB mobile data use: Report (rep 15/09/2020)

Food prices unlikely to fall after last month’s steep rise : Traders say that prices will not go down in the short run with festivals around the corner, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/09/2020)

DoCSCP Starts Monitoring Vegetable Stalls To Check Price Hike (rn 28/08/2020)

Veggie prices soar as production, supply decline (ht 25/08/2020)

Government sets maximum retail price of bottled water: The new price will come into effect from August 26 in three districts of Kathmandu valley including Kavrepalanchok, by Krishana Prasain (kp 11/08/2020), Maximum retail price set for bottled water not to apply to premium brands: Traders charging more than the maximum retail price may be fined Rs 200,000 to Rs 300,000, officials say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/08/2020)

The festival season gets underway with high prices, low footfall and weak price monitoring: The government lacks adequate competent personnel to conduct regular market inspection, say officials., by Krishana Prasain (kp 07/08/2020)

Sugar shortage hits Valley as festival season nears: The household sweetener cost Rs 72 per kg before the lockdown, and now the retail price has crossed Rs 100 per kg, by Krishana Prasain (kp 04/08/2020) [A reduced consumption of sugar is better for health either!]

NOC hikes petrol, diesel prices (kh 01/08/2020)

Tea growers set to reap virus bonanza as prices soar amid lower production: According to domestic producers, tea prices in Nepal are expected to increase by 25 to 30 percent, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/07/2020)

Vegetable prices rise sharply in the Valley as Tarai floods slash supply: Traders say prices would likely remain on the high side until the next harvest due in about three months, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/07/2020), Vegetable prices rise significantly due to floods, landslides (ht 27/07/2020)

Inflation at 14-month low of 4.54 per cent (ht 17/07/2020)

Consumer rights activists, commuters criticise public transport fare hike: The decision puts extra burden on members of the public, who are already stressed financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, observers say, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/07/2020)

Wholesale prices of vegetables jump as supply shrinks: Production has fallen due to constant rain resulting in reduced deliveries, officials say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 06/07/2020)

Chicken price skyrockets to Rs 460 per kg in the Valley (rep 04/07/2020), Middlemen are jacking up chicken and egg prices amidst a poultry shortage: The price of chicken meat has risen to Rs 430 per kg compared to Rs 350 per kg last week, by Krishana Prasain (kp 05/07/2020)

Retailers continue to gouge customers despite a fall in wholesale prices of most food items: Due to the lack of government inspection, retail shops have continued to raise prices, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/06/2020)

Vegetable prices plunge as lockdown keeps customers away from market: About 600 tonnes of fresh produce arrive daily at the Kalimati wholesale bazaar, officials said, by Krishana Prasain (kp 04/06/2020)

People suffer as groceries become scarce and costly under lockdown: Prices continue to rise even as livelihoods have been taken away by the restrictions enforced to tackle the pandemic, by Krishana Prasain (kp 23/05/2020)

Meat gets costlier with rising demand, falling supply (ht 21/05/2020), Food prices slightly up (ht 21/05/2020)

Veggie prices drop on supply of local products (ht 03/05/2020)

Retailers continue to raise vegetable prices despite wholesale rates hitting rock bottom: Retail prices of cauliflower, cabbage, squash, bitter gourd, pumpkin and tomato have increased by Rs 25-30 per kg, by Krishana Prasain (kp 26/04/2020)

Farmers likely to raise price of eggs after lockdown (ht 26/04/2020)

Inflation stood at 6.7pc in mid-March (ht 21/04/2020)

With disruptions to supply chains and public movement, inflation was only to be expected: Despite the government’s assurances to keep prices steady and supplies flowing, markets have reported a steady rise in prices ever since the lockdown was instituted, by Sangam Prasain (kp 19/04/2020)

Mutton prices increase sharply as lockdown enters its fourth week: The price of the popular goat meat in Kathmandu Valley has hit Rs1,500-1,800 per kg, by Krishana Prasain (kp 14/04/2020)

Food prices surge 15 percent in Kathmandu: Consumer rights activists said that prices of food items have increased as retailers are taking undue advantage of the lockdown, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/04/2020)

Petrol, diesel prices cut by Rs 10/litre: ‘Prices should have come down by Rs 30 per litre’ (ht 02/04/2020), Fuel dealers seek compensation from NOC (ht 03/04/2020)

Veg prices escalate in Bhaktapur amid lockdown, by Krishna KC (rep 30/03/2020)

Inflation at 6.87pc in mid-February (ht 19/03/2020), Rising food prices push up inflation to 6.87 percent (rep 19/03/2020)

Days after the biggest global price fall, Nepal Oil Corporation slashes fuel prices: The decision does not really bring relief to consumers as the oil monopoly is still busy counting profits and losses, economists and consumer rights activists say, by Krishana Prasain  (kp 17/03/2020)

Scant chance of Nepalis benefiting from global oil price plunge (rep 15/03/2020)

Govt raises infrastructure tax on petrol, diesel by Rs 5 per liter (rep 28/02/2020) [??]

Customers snap up mushroom as price plunges to decade low: On Sunday, the price of the vegetable rose to Rs 95-100 per kg, but it is still a bargain, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/02/2020)

Hatcheries and feed factories agree to lower their prices from Sunday: Poultry entrepreneurs had submitted a petition to the government on Tuesday, by Krishana Prasain (kp 21/02/2020)

Price of Chinese dry garlic hits record high of Rs 720 per kg (rep 20/02/2020)

DoCSCP to probe arbitrary hike in chicken price (ht 18/02/2020)

Petrol, diesel prices down by Rs 2 (rep 18/02/2020)

Inflation quickened to 6.82pc in mid-January (ht 17/02/2020), Inflation surpasses govt target to reach 6.41% (rep 17/02/2020) [Why again different numbers?]

Veg prices moderate on improved supplies (rep 17/02/2020)

Following government’s warnings of action, chicken retailers lower prices to Rs 385 per kilo: Chicken prices shot up to Rs 420 per kilo from Rs 250 per kilo in mid-December due to supply shortages, by Krishana Prasain (kp 10/02/2020)

Poultry producers cite drop in output and higher feed costs for price rise: Chicken meat now costs Rs 450 per kilo in the retail market compared to Rs 240 per kilo two months ago, by Krishana Prasain (kp 05/02/2020), Chicken price rises to Rs 410 per kg (rep 05/02/2020)

Chinese dry garlic prices more than double on loss of supplies: Outbreak of coronavirus in China has brought cross-border trade from the northern neighbour to a complete halt, by Krishana Prasain (kp 02/02/2020), Dry garlic skyrockets to Rs 560 a kilo as import from China stops, by Sujita Pradhan (rep 03/02/2020)

Chicken price rises to Rs 360 per kg (rep 29/01/2020)

Manufacturers of building materials fail to give reason for price hike: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection Management had given them until Monday to provide an explanation, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/01/2020)

Consumer price inflation at 6.55pc (ht 20/01/2020), Inflation jumps to 6.33% Government has set a target of containing inflation below 6% (rep 20/01/2020)

Consumers find relief as onion prices come down (rep 18/01/2020)

Prices of lentils, dried beans, edible oil, and flour are up by almost one-third in the last 15 days: The government is inactive in regulating the prices of daily essentials, consumer activists say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/01/2020)

Fuel prices up by Rs 2 per liter (rep 02/01/2020)

Chicken prices soar as cold snap descends on Nepal: Chicken and egg producers insist they had no option but to hike prices, by Krishana Prasain (kp 27/12/2019), Eggspensive: Poultry prices up after farmers’ foul play: Govt remains a mute spectator as millions of chicks culled (ht 27/12/2019), Chicken price up by Rs 30 a kg (rep 30/12/2019)

NOC hikes petrol, diesel, kerosene prices by Rs 2 a liter (rep 03/12/2019)

Onion prices hit record Rs200 per kg as Indian supply dries up: India’s ban on onion exports has sent prices soaring across Asia, by Krishana Prasain (kp 25/11/2019), Onion jumps to Rs250 per kg, costing the same as chicken: The price of the essential vegetable started rising after India banned exports due to a domestic shortage, by Krishana Prasain (kp 27/11/2019), Onion priced at record high of Rs 230 per kg, a 318 pc surge in three months, by Arpana Ale Magar (ht 27/11/2019)

Inflation outpaces govt target, jumps to 6.44% (rep 22/11/2019)

NTCDB sets coffee support price (ht 18/11/2019)

Nepal isn't just importing two-thirds of its needs from India, it’s also importing inflation: With the Indian economy slowing and the Indian rupee falling, Nepal could face increasing pressure on its foreign exchange reserves, by Himendra Mohan Kumar (kp 14/11/2019)

Vegetable prices continue to rise : No respite for vegetable consumers even after festival season is over, by Sujeeta Pradhan (rep 09/11/2019)

One kilo onions priced at eye-watering Rs 150, by Arpana Ale Magar (06/11/2019)

Market prices in Humla plunge with trucks moving cargo: Goods are being brought in by trucks from China through the border town of Hilsa, by Chhapal Lama (kp 04/11/2019)

NEA proposes to reduce power tariff (ht 04/11/2019), NEA moves to lower premium tariff for commercial users: Proposes a 30% premium on power supplied through dedicated feeders, trunk lines (rep 04/11/2019)

Vegetable prices continue to soar in Kathmandu amid inadequate supply: Consumer rights activists blame traders for the artificial price hike, by Krishana Prasain (kp 02/11/2019)

Prices of dried fruits jump as Tihar begins: Traders point out market manipulation behind the sharp increase in prices, by Krishana Prasain (kp 28/10/2019)

Marigold prices likely to rise this season, say merchants: A one-metre-long flower garland is expected to cost Rs60-70, according to traders, by Krishana Prasain (kp 22/10/2019)

Slump in production and imports sends vegetable prices soaring: Traders attributed the price rise to a decline in local output, but consumer rights activists accuse middlemen of inflating the price, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/10/2019)

Agriculture Ministry proposes to hike paddy floor price by 7 percent this year: The ministry has recommended a minimum support price of Rs26 per kg for common paddy, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 18/10/2019)

Vegetable prices increase by up to 80% in Surkhet (rep 13/10/2019)

Government boosts dairy supply for Dashain: High-level inspections which will continue during Dashain to prevent unnecessary price hikes on dairy products, by Krishana Prasain (kp 06/10/2019)

Fruit prices soar by over 100 percent in Kathmandu: Government has not conducted a single market inspection of fruit markets in the Capital, by Krishana Prasain (kp 05/10/2019)

Costly Dashain: Regular market monitoring – not just during festival time – could have prevented this Dashain from turning sour for many Nepalis (ht 04/10/2019)

Onion prices spike on short supply, by Sujeeta Pradhan (rep 04/10/2019)

State-owned company says its goats are cheaper than the market price: Food Management and Trading Company has fixed the price of live goat at Rs550 per kg, by Krishana Prasain (kp 01/10(2019)

Veggie, meat prices unlikely to drop till festivities end: Price of mutton is likely to reach Rs 1,500 per kg, by Arpana Ale Magar (ht 01/10/2019), Government sets price for goats, mountain goats (ht 01/10/2019)

As prices soar, Nepal may be looking at a Dashain with far fewer onions: As the country imports almost all of its onions from India, an Indian ban on exports means onion prices are likely to rise exponentially in the coming days, by Krishana Prasain (kp 30/09/2019)

Customers say goods cheaper in the market than at fair price shops: Supermarkets are wooing festive shoppers by offering their own discounts, by Krishana Prasain  (kp 28/09/2019)

With inflation at a three-year high of 6.95 percent, consumers are looking at a dearer Dashain: Prices for farm produce, including fruits, vegetables and meat, have all gone up, as have clothing and footwear prices, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/09/2019)

Inflation at almost three-year-high of 6.95pc: Unnatural price hike hints weak governance: Economists, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 25/09/2019)

Vegetables prices shoot up due to lack of market inspection: The retail price of vegetables has increased by up to Rs66 per kg, by Krishana Prasain (kp 24/09/2019)

State of real estate: How is it possible that land prices in Nepali cities with poor infrastructure are close to land prices in London, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai?, by Ajaya Kusum Adhikari (rep 11/09/2019)

Milk to cost Rs38 per packet from Saturday: Dairy Development Corporation has agreed to jack up the price of milk by Rs6 per litre to Rs76 per litre, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 06/09/2019), Milk price up to Rs 10 per litre effective from tomorrow (ht 06/09/2019)

Brace yourself for expensive festivals, traders say: Food prices spike due to tax hikes and shrinking domestic production, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/08/2019)

Milk price may go up by Rs 10 per litre (ht 17/08/2019)

Consumer rights activists slam Pathao's extra charge: The ridesharing company says the extra cost is operational charge, by Krishana Prasain (kp 14/08/2019)

MoALD preparing to raise milk price (ht 12/08/2019)

Fruit prices soar with festivals just around the corner: Importers are raising prices to offset losses incurred during chemical testing, by Krishana Prasain (kp 11/08/2019)

Vegetable prices skyrocketing (ht 03/08/2019)

Vegetable prices increase because of middlemen, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 27/07/2019), Middlemen are raising vegetable prices even though there's no disruption in the supply chain: Middlemen see no resistance from the government when hiking prices, by Krishana Prasain (kp 29/07/2019), Vegetable prices in valley skyrocket, by Arpana Ale Magar (ht 29/07/2019)

Mutton and chicken prices rise, by Muna Sunuwar (rep 27/07/2019)

Service providers withdraw 13% TSC levied on internet users, by Muna Sunuwar (rep 27/07/2019)

Meat sales, and price, shoot up despite occurrence of holy month: Traders said the traditional meat-free month could have been disregarded due to the lunar eclipse, by Krishana Prasain (kp 23/07/2019)

Subdued inflation soars to 6.2 percent: Inflation expectation, increment in the wages, and price rise in India accelerate inflation (rep 20/07/2019)

Internet prices likely to go up from mid-July, by Muna Sunuwar (rep 16/07/2019), Internet access to become costlier due to addition of service charge: Service providers will be adding 13 percent to the bill as telecommunication service charge from Wednesday, by Krishana Prasain (kp 17/07/2019)

Fresh vegetables are becoming scarcer in Kathmandu Valley: Deliveries of farm products shrink as floods wipe out crops, causing prices to jump, by Krishana Prasain (kp 15/07/2019), Veggie prices on rise due  to supply  constraint (ht 16/07/2019)

Vegetable prices increase by almost 33% in a day (rep 14/07/2019)

Import of live goat declines, price skyrockets (ht 13/07/2019)

Veggie prices going down slightly (ht 23/06/2019)

Internet prices likely to go up from mid-July, by Zenith Shah (rep 19/06/2019)

Public transportation fares go up 20 percent: Commuters in Kathmandu Valley will now have to pay a  minimum of Rs 17 for short commutes, up from Rs 14, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 14/06/2019), Govt hikes transport fare, rolls it back (ht 14/06/2019)

Retail prices in Province 5 rise steeply after release of budget, by Ghanashyam Gautam, Thakur Singh Tharu, Madhav Aryal and Rupa Gahatraj (kp 13/06/2019)

Value added tax shoots prices of essentials: Rice, pulses, sugar and flour have become dearer after the budget, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 10/06/2019)

Inflation set to rise with new taxes, by Umesh Poudel (ht 07/06/2019)

Internet service providers say data charges will go up from next fiscal: The average monthly cost of an internet connection will jump from Rs1,400 to Rs1,680 from July 17 (kp 05/06/2019)

Lime prices up 41 percent on high demand, low supply, by Zenith Shah (rep 27/05/2019)

Consumer inflation moderates to 4.4pc (kp 21/05/2019), Inflation moderates to 4.4 percent on subdued food prices: Average inflation of nine months at 4.2 percent, lower than the government's target 6.5 percent (rep 22/05/2019)

Tomato retail price hits the roof at Rs 125 per kg in Kathmandu, by Krishana Prasain (kp 20/05/2019)

Vegetable prices nearly double to record highs (rep 18/05/2019)

Bird flu havoc: Chicken price, demand drop drastically (ht 09/05/2019)

Fall in imports, bird flu scare drive up price of goat meat, by Krishana Prasain (ht 04/05/2019)

Vegetable prices plunge up to 50pc in past week, by Krishana Prasain (kp 09/04/2019)

Inflation moderates to 4.4% (rep 17/03/2019)

Vegetable prices jump up to 66 percent after seeing steep fall, by Krishana Prasain (kp 16/03/2019)

DoTM likely to hike public transport fare (ht 27/02/2019)

Rose prices surge ahead of Valentine’s Day, by Krishana Prasain (kp 03/02/2019)

Rainfall sinks veggie prices in the Capital, by Krishana Prasain (kp 25/01/2019)

ISPs threaten to hike charges: Cite the 500pc hike in fee for use of NEA’s electricity poles (ht 20/01/2019)

Veggie prices ease on sufficient production, by Krishana Prasain (kp 12/01/2019)

Airfare lowered as NOC reduces aviation fuel price by Rs 10 (rep 12/01/2019)

Sand, aggregate prices fall on slow demand, improved supplies (rep 08/01/2019)

Non-food and service inflation rose faster as food inflation moderated (rep 08/01/2019)

Nepal Oil says it needs to recover huge losses: International oil prices had risen sharply a few months ago, but the government forbade it from jacking  up gasoline prices  commensurately because it was the festival season, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/01/2019)

Fuel prices to come down further (ht 02/01/2019)

Govt preparing to hike taxi fare (ht 02/01/2019)

Average wholesale prices of vegetables down 24pc, by Krishana Prasain (kp 01/01/2019)

Inflation rises to 4.2 percent: NRB data shows price index of vegetables, sugar products, pulses fell in mid-November (rep 25/12/2018)

Domestic price of precious metals increase (rep 16/12/2018)

Supply glut drops veggie prices in Kathmandu, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/12/2018)

NOC slashes fuel prices by Rs2 a litre: The prices of aviation fuel and cooking gas remain unchanged (kp 04/12/2018)

Stronger dollar makes home devices costlier, by Krishana Prasain (kp 04/12/2018)

NOC reluctant to reduce price even as international rates fall (ht 28/11/2018)

Inflation without cause: In the past two decades, food price has blazed through the roof to unimaginable heights and yet the government has done nothing to pull it down, by Ajaya Kusum Adhikari (rep 27/11/2018)

Veggie prices ease as winter harvests arrive, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/11/2018)

Nepali coffee prices hiked to support farmers: The Prime Minister Agriculture Modernisation Project has announced Gulmi, Syangja, Arghakhachhi, Pyuthan and Palpa as coffee super zones, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 18/11/2018)

Vegetable prices cooling down as supplies pick up: Kalimati Market, which is the major supplier of  vegetables in the Valley, receives 700-750 tonnes of vegetables daily, by Krishana Prasain (kp 11/11/2018)

Fruit prices increase as Tihar festival kicks off, by Krishana Prasain (kp 07/11/2018)

NOC hints at fuel price hike, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 05/11/2018)

Fuel prices likely to go up after festivals, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 31/10/2018)

Prices of dried fruits rise on strong dollar, by Krishana Prasain (kp 31/10/2018)

Marigold prices to see rise this Tihar, by Krishana Prasain (kp 30/10/2018)

Major veggies become cheaper as supply rises (ht 26/10/2018)

egetable prices rise on higher festival demand (kps 23/10/2018)

Panel to study sugar pricing an eye-wash, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 16/10/2018)

Consumers not benefiting despite 39% drop in sugar prices in int’l market (kp 14/10/2018)

Food prices soar amid festival buying spree (kp 13/10/2018)

Happy ‘inflated’ Dashain! Food, shopping and travelling to cost more this festive season, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 12/10/2018)

NFC fixes goat price at Rs 510 per kg for Dashain: Customers to get Rs 10 per kg discount on the given rate (ht 12/10/2018)

Task force to examine sugar price jump (kp 08/10/2018)

Public accounts committee directive: Government told to cap sugar price at Rs63/kg (kp 05/10/2018)

Transport operators impose increased fares in Khotang (rep 26/08/2018)

Nepal Rastra Bank revises WPI calculation method (ht 24/09/2018)

Govt raises transportation fare by 10 per cent: Transport entrepreneurs plan to open booking of bus tickets for Dashain from tomorrow (ht 24/09/2018)

Sugar price shoots up after import quota, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 24/09/2018)

Strong dollar makes imports dearer as festivals approach, by Bibek Subedi (kp 22/09/2018)

Ballooning prices set to hit festive spirit, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 19/09/2018)

Birtamode-Taplejung  cargo fare hiked, by Ananda Gautam (kp 17/09/2018)

Vegetable prices remain constant despite government monitoring (rep 08/09/2018)

NOC hints at increase in price of gasoline, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 03/09/2018)

Apple price reaches Rs 60 per kg in Jumla, by DB Budha (rep 03/09/2018)

Government to zero in on vegetable price anomalies (kp 02/09/2018)

Rupee devaluation to hit inflation, growth rate, by Sujan Dhungana (htm 01/09/2018)

Inflation falls to 14-year low of 4.2%, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 22/08/2018)

Expensive travel: Hike in fuel surcharge pushes up airfares (kp 21/08/2018)

NOC hikes fuel prices (ht 20/08/2018)

Vegetable prices go through the roof in Kathmandu, by Krishana Prasain (kp 19/08/2018), Clampdown on overcharging: Angry vegetable traders manhandle inspection team (kp 21/08/2018)

Govt to regulate pricing of goods at TIA (ht 17/08/2018)

Himalayan Bank dismisses Max Money’s allegation (ht 17/08/2018)

Wedding planning firms find love from couples: It now costs more than Rs1.5 million for a complete wedding package, by Krishana Prasain (kp 27/07/2018)

NOC mulls daily adjustment of fuel price (ht 25/07/2018)

Prices of four-wheelers hiked up in Nepal, by Krishana Prasain (kp 18/07/2018)

Consumer price inflation hit 4.1 percent in June: Report (kp 17/07/2018)

Birgunj vegetable prices jump as monsoon begins, by Shankar Acharya (kp 12/07/2018)

Rise in fuel price, interest rates to hit public transport fares (ht 11/07/2018)

Internet, voice calls to become dearer: Internet fee likely to be raised by almost 14pc, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 09/07/2018)

Veggie prices jump as heavy rain takes its toll (kp 07/07/2018)

Mango prices soar as production falls, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 02/07/2018)

FinMin: Price rise not due to budget: Prices of essentials shot up following the release of the annual financial plan on May 29 ostensibly due to higher taxes (kp 29/06/2018) [??]

With onset of monsoon, vegetable prices rise, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 24/06/2018)

Mango prices down Rs 16, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 21/06/2018)

NOC slashes fuel prices (kp18/06/2018)

Budget tax hike shoots up motorcycle prices, by Ajeeja Limbu (kp 13/06/2018)

Retailers see sugar price going down (rep 12/06/2018)

Soaring fuel prices to raise public transport fare (ht 09/06/2018)

‘Bird flu’ fear brings down consumption, price of chicken in the country (ht 06/06/2018)

Tax revision may raise consumer prices (ht 04/06/2018)

NOC hikes fuel prices yet again (kp 03/06/2018), NOC hikes prices of petroleum products (ht 03/06/2018), Surging fuel prices to likely stall growth, spike inflation, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 04/06/2018), Continuous fuel price hike to affect livelihoods (ht 04/06/2018), Domestic airfares could increase (ht 04/06/2018), Domestic airlines hike fuel surcharge, by Susheel Bhattarai (rep 04/06/2018), NOC ups fuel price while int’l price falls marginally, by Ayam Shrestha (repm 05/06/2018), Protest against fuel price hike: Students affiliated to Nepali Congress announces protest programme that includes torch rally, banning govt vehicles around campus and burning PM’s effigy (kp 09/06/2018)

Daily consumable items likely to be dearer soon (ht 03/06/2018)

Mustard oil to become dearer by Rs 15 per liter (rep 01/06/2018)

Fresh veggie prices double in past year (kp 30/05/2018)

Brace for another fuel price hike, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 26/05/2018)

Consumer price inflation at 5.3pc (ht 18/05/2018)

NOC hikes fuel prices (kp 03/05/2018)

End of transport syndicate can bring down price of daily consumables, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 23/04/2018)

Egg price up by Re 1, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 22/04/2018)

Inflation at 17-month high of 6 percent (kp 13/04/2018)

Valley onion price drops to lowest in eight months, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 19/03/2018)

The price of onion drops to normal levels (rep 02/03/2018)

Nepal Oil Corp reluctant to slash fuel prices (ht 19/02/2018)

NRB revises annual inflation target to 6 percent (rep 13/02/2018)

Eggs down to Rs 12 a unit, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 12/02/2018)

Vegetable prices spike as cold wave grips Tarai belt, by Naresh Neupane (kp 08/02/2018)

Airlines hike fuel surcharge (kp 03/02/2018)

NOC hikes fuel prices (kp 02/02/2018)

Land prices in provincial capitals jump up to four-fold: Each IT officer to receive minimum Rs 40,000 salary per month, by Kushal Basnet (rep 24/01/2018)

Cement factories told to roll back price hike within three days (rep 23/01/2018)

Transportation blamed for inflated vegetable, fruit prices, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 20/01/2018)

Fuel prices increased (kp 18/01/2018), No change in transport fare despite fuel price hike (ht 19/01/2019)

Ginger acreage shrinks with prices in free fall: the price of the spicy root has plunged to Rs25 per kg from up to Rs190 per kg two years ago, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 15/01/2018)

Pulse prices continue to fall, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 14/01/2018)

Cement and steel rod price hike: DoSM begins aggressive market monitoring drive (kp 10/01/2018), Price hike of construction materials spark protests (kp 11/01/2018)

Contractors flay ‘artificial hike’ in cement, steel prices (rep 08/01/2018)

Toll tax on most road sections from next fiscal, by Sabin Mishra (ht 03/01/2018)

Size of PSF balloons to Rs 3.5bn while fuel prices rise constantly, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 03/01/2018)

Fuel prices go up (kp 02/01/2018), ‘Prices may rise again as losses still high’ (kp 03/01/2018), Demand for rolling back fuel price hike (kp 05/01/2018)

Building materials dearer on higher freight rates, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 02/12/2018)

Inflation wedge between KTM and rest of country widens (kp 31/12/2017)

Cement price in domestic market hiked abruptly (ht 28/12/2017), Cement, steel rod prices go up after elections, by Santosh Neupane (rep 29/12/2017)

Fuel dearer by Rs1 per litre (kp 20/12/2017)

Demanding their rupees’ worth, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 15/12/2017)

Consumable goods becoming cheaper after elections (ht 14/12/2017)

Cartels control vegetables prices in Kalimati market: Farmers, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 14/12/2017)

NOC hikes fuel prices: The state-owned monopoly has decided to increase Rs 2 per litre in petrol and  Rs3 per litre in diesel and kerosene; price of a LPG cylinder has gone up by Rs25 (kp 09/12/2017), Airline fuel surcharges to go up from Tuesday: Fuel surcharges are normally charged to passengers to cover part of the cost increases that are associated with jumps in the price of aviation fuel (kp 11/12/2017)

MoAD finalises paddy support price: Ministry has set Rs 2,200 for thick, Rs 2,400 for medium-sized variety (ht 09/12/2017)

Veggie prices drop by up to 31pc in Capital, by Abhishek Chitrakar (kp 08/12/2017)

‘Onions dearer due to price rise in India’ (kp 05/12/2017)

Commodity prices fall after Dudh Koshi bridge opens, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 02/12/2017)

Adjust prices: Smuggling of fuels cannot be stopped unless the government and NOC adjust prices of imported petroleum products in line with prices in bordering Indian states (ht 01/12/2017)

Onion prices bring tears to Nepali eyes, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 28/11/2017)

Price of precious metals dips (ht 26/11/2017)

Orange prices jump as hail hits output, by Pradip Mayangbo (kp 24/11/2017)

Government yet to fix support price for paddy: 80pc of harvesting of the cereal crop already completed across country (ht 24/11/2017)

Paddy minimum support price not fixed citing elections: The Supplies Ministry says that the Cabinet had sent back the proposal it had submitted last week citing provincial and federal elections (kp 21/11/2017)

Govt fails to control surging vegetable prices (ht 21/11/2017)

Tame runaway prices: Activities of intermediaries, who deceive farmers and end-consumers, must be monitored (kp 14/11/2017)

NOC hikes prices of petroleum products (kp 02/11/2017), NOC rolls back gasoline prices (kp 03/11/2017)

Consumer prices rise by 3.4 percent (kp 30/10/2017)

Veggie prices soar by up to 246pc in KTM, by Abhishek Chitrakar (kp 27/10/2017), Low output triggers price hike of vegetables in Kathmandu, by Kushal Basnet (rep 30/10/2017)

Petroleum prices not adjusted since July 2 (ht 26/10/2017)

Nepalis spending 13% of daily income for a food-plate (rep 23/10/2017), Plate tectonics: Cost of food in Nepal (rep 24/10/2017)

Price of LED bulbs down by 20% (rep 18/10/2017)

'Dry fruits price to won't increase this Tihar' (rep 11/10/2017)

Vegetable prices go up (ht 09/10/2017)

Prices of Mustang apples double on high demand , by Prakash Baral (kp 03/10/2017)

Inflation cools down to 2.3pc (kp 24/09/2017)

Price of veggies, rice soar ahead of Dashain (ht 23/09/2017)

Price hike hits rural folks hard (ht 20/09/2017)

NFC likely to fix goat price todayGoats sold by the state entity to cost around Rs 460 per kg this Dashain (ht 20/09/2017), NFC sets goat prices: it has fixed the price at Rs455 per kg for goats and Rs675 per kg for mountain goats (kp 21/09/2017)

NEPA determines egg prices to prevent further price drops, by Ramesh Kumar Paudfel (rep 19/09/2017)

Tomatoes cost Rs 180 a kg in Bajhang, by Jagat Khadka (rep 13/09/2017)

Goat prices likely to rise on higher freight costs (kp 12/09/2017)

Large cardamom price expected to fall further, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 11/09/2017)

Veggie prices decline as regular supplies resume, by Yamini Bantawa (kp 31/08/2017)

Tomato price hits the roof, by Muna Sunuwar (rep 25/08/2017)

Annual inflation coolsto 12-yr low of 4.5pc (kp 22/08/2017), Inflation falls to 12-year low of 4.5 percent (rep 22/08/2017)

DDC hikes milk prices (ht 17/08/2017)

Veggie prices start to spike (ht 14/08/2017), Veggies dearer as floods cripple transportation (kp 16/08/2017), Veg prices in Ktm rise despite hike in supply (kp 19/08/2017), Vegetables get costlier as supply dwindles (ht 22/08/2017)

Vegetable prices double in Biratnagar, by Binod Bhandari (kp 12/08/2017)

Chicken prices tumble as holy month begins (kp 28/07/2017)

Escalating monsoon brings down price of veggies (ht 25/07/2017)

Govt may hike milk price as production cost rises (ht 21/07/2017)

Inflation at 13-yr low (kp 19/07/2017), Inflation at record-low of 2.8pc as supply situation improves (ht 19/07/2017), Inflation falls further to 2.8% (rep 19/07/2017)

Vegetable prices up as season end nears, by Muna Sunuwar (rep 19/07/2017)

Ginger price falls as export to India decreases, by Muna Sunuwar (rep 13/07/2017)

Construction materials dearer by up to 20pc (kp 11/07/2017)

Widely differing vegie prices upset consumers (kp 05/07/2017)

NOC slashes gasoline prices (kp 03/07/2017)

Vegetable prices soar by up to 66pc in KTM (kp 27/06/2017)

MoS amending auto pricing directive (ht 27/06/2017)

Nepalis paying more for fuel despite fall in global prices (kp 24/06/2017)

NOC slashes fuel prices (kp 17/06/2017), Petrol, diesel, kerosene gets cheaper by Rs 1.5 per litre (ht 17/06/2017), NOC draws flak for keeping huge profit margin, by Ashim Neupane (rep 19/06/2017)

Panel report on sugar mills overcharging to be reviewed: Salt Trading Corporation retails sugar at Rs82 per kg while consumers pay up to Rs100 per kg (kp 14/06/2017)

Economy cannot tolerate inflation of over 6.4pc: NRB, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 06/06/2017)

NOC reluctant to revise fuel price despite Rs 300m monthly profit (ht 06/06/2017)

Oversupply drops chicken prices in Kathmandu Valley: The price had soared to Rs360 per kg in mid-April and dropped to Rs340 in mid-May, by Aagat Ruchi Sapkota (kp 03/06/2017)

Tobacco, alcohol items dearer up to 10pc: Manufacturers now need to pay Rs110-1,100 in excise duty on alcoholic products instead of Rs100-1,000 (kp 30/05/2017)

Veggie prices tumble as rains boost output, by Aman Koirala (kp 29/05/2017)

Bumper harvests drive vegetable prices down, by Poonam Regmi (kp 27/05/2017)

Milk prices hiked up by 9 - 14 percent, by Madhav Aryal (kp 20/05/2017)

iPhone prices drop in Nepal (rep 18/05/2017)

No plans to slash prices amid profit jump: NOC (kp 18/05/2017)

Consumer prices rise by 3.8pc in April (kp 17/05/2017)

Producers raise cement price due to clinker crunch (ht 05/05/2017)

Large cardamom price plunges three-fold, by Anand Gautam (kp 15/04/2017)

NOC not to adjust fuel price daily (ht 14/04/2017)

Inflation moderates to 2.9 percent (kp 10/04/2017)

Rise in cement prices will be reviewed: NCMA (kp 10/04/2017)

Cement Assoc told to review price hike (kp 07/04/2017)

Steep fall in potato price hits farmers, by Pratap Bista (kp 26/03/2017)

Food inflation at negative 0.2 per cent (ht 18/03/2017) [This caused by the extremely high prices during the border blockade last year!]

Consumer price index rise at lowest pace (kp 17/03/2017)

LPG gets dearer by Rs 25 (kp 11/03/2017), NOC hikes LPG price to Rs 1,375 (ht 11/03/2017), Consumer body flays decision to hike LPG price (rep 13/03/2017)

IOC to reduce marketing charge on fuel products by 0.5 percentage point: The move would help NOC to save Rs 1bn annually and bemnefir consumers, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 09/03/2017)

Sugar hits Rs95 per kg amid cartelling charges, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 03/03/2017)

Bill to regulate electricity prices approved by cabinet, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 02/03/2017)

Sugar price skyrockets as govt delays procuring commodity (ht 28/02/2017)

NOC to amend automatic fuel pricing bylaw (kp 25/02/2017)

Veggie price falls on surplus supply (ht 25/02/2017)

Reviewed transportation fare yet to be enforced (ht 25/02/2017)

Ginger farmers squeezed as price more than halves, by Chandra Karki (kp 25/02/2017)

Inflation hits 12-yr low of 3.2pc in Jan (kp 18/02/2017) [compared to the high-price phase during the Indian blockade!]

Vegetable prices plunge due to bumper harvests, by Sakchham Karki (kp 17/02/2017)

Bottled water set to be cheaper by 10pc (kp 14/02/2017)

LPG prices up Rs25 a cylinder (kp 02/02/2017)

Govt plans to hike price of iodised salt, by Sujan Dhungana (kp 02/02/2017)

Inflation wedge with India narrows (ht 31/01/2017)

Egg farm prices down a bit after highs, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 21/01/2017)

Price of LPG in west slashed to Rs1,305 (kp 20/01/2017)

Inflation moderates to 12-year low of 3.8 percent: Central Bank (kp 17/01/2017), Inflation cools down to 3.8 percent; Base effect, improved supply system brought inflation down: NRB (rep 17/01/2017)

Jewellers fleecing customers with impunity: Surging gold demand gives them licence to hike prices, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 17/01/2017)

Orange prices double as middlemen join in, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 13/01/2017)

Energy Ministry fixes power purchase rates (kp 10/01/2017)

Surging demand causes maize price to skyrocket 30 per cent: Cheap rice imported from India helped stabilised price of paddy in the last five years (ht 08/01/2017)

Nepal Oil Corp refuses to reduce fuel price: Says hike is in line with IOC's revised rate (ht 06/01/2017)

Veggie prices plunge on glut, by Sakchham Karki (kp 05/01/2017)

NOC: No fuel price hike despite rise in India (kp 03/01/2017)

Government to finally implement auto-pricing for cooking gas from January 1, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 28/12/2016), Auto-pricing system (ht 29/12/2016)

For one kg salt, Phorche locals fork out Rs 180 (kp 20/12/2016)

Petrol, diesel, kerosene dearer by Rs 4.50/litre (ht 19/12/2016), Increment in price of petroleum products draws criticism (ht 20/12/2016), Ministry, NOC told to roll back fuel price hike: Lawmakers say the oil monopoly did not follow due procedures while taking the decision (kp 23/12/2016), Fuel price will be adjusted only in January, says NOC (ht 24/12/2016), Explanation sought on fuel price hike (kp 26/12/2016), NOC likely to cut fuel prices (kp 30/12/2016)

Inflation rises at slowest pace in almost 10 years (kp 16/12/2016), Inflation slows to 4.8 percentt: Analysts say it is still a huge increment, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 17/12/2016) [This is compared to the blockade phase last year that had brought extreme price rise!]

Paddy floor price hiked to Rs2,100 per quintal (kp 17/12/2016)

Air tickets to cost more from Monday (kp 16/12/2016)

Interest on deposit trumps inflation, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 10/12/2016)

Govt cuts chemical fertilizer prices: Offers Rs 4.74 million in subsidy on fertilizers, by Dilip Poudel (rep 16/12/2016)

Flights could become cheaper as fuel prices cut (kp 06/12/2016)

Price list of textbooks for new academic session made public (ht 06/12/2016)

Subsidised fertiliser prices slashed on global decline (kp 01/12/2016)

Inflation moderates to over eight-year low: Prices of food and beverage grew at relatively slower pace of 5.7pc in Oct as against 9.7pc recorded in the same month a year ago (kp 19/11/2016)

Chicken prices drop as festive sales fall flat (kp 08/11/2016)

Marigold prices plunge 33pc on glut in supply (kp 03/11/2016)

Automatic LPG pricing to take hold after Tihar, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 29/10/2016)

Adequate supplies keep prices of dried fruits stable (kp 28/10/2016)

Prices rise at faster pace in hilly region (kp 23/10/2016)

Flower prices likely to be stable during Tihar (kp 22/10/2016)

Country may face shortage of construction materials: Crisis could trigger spike in prices once rebuilding activities start gathering pace, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 14/10/2016)

Multi-stakeholder panel to be set up to steady prices: The move is aimed at stabilising prices of 29 commodities that have been identified as ‘essential’ by the government (kp 07/10/2016)

Govt all set to fix MSP for paddy (kp 03/10/2016)

Government fixes ceiling on meat prices (kp 26/09/2016)

Tricky inflation: In the last fiscal year inflation soared to 9.9 percent, the highest in seven years, and 1.5 percentage points above the set target, by Prem Khanal (rep 22/09/2016)

Live goats will get dearer this Dashain (ht 22/09/2016)

Veggie prices go up (ht 19/09/2016), Veggie prices soar on rising demand, dropping supplies (kp 20/09/2016)

NOC cuts jet fuel prices: The fuel sold to int’l airlines will now cost $831 per kilolitre, while domestic airlines will pay Rs94 per litre (kp 17/09/2016)

Fruits and veggies become more affordable (ht 11/09/2016)

Fair price shops slated to open for Dashain (kp 06/09/2016)

Price of veggies fairly stable, fruits rise (ht 04/09/2016)

Cooking gas gets cheaper by Rs50 per cylinder (kp 02/09/2016)

Govt mulls festive discount on daily essentials (ht 29/08/2016)

Price of fruits, vegetables mostly stable (ht 28/08/2016)

Govt cracks down on overcharging retailers, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 25/08/2016)

Iron, steel prices rise by up to Rs8 per kg, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 21/08/2016)

Essentials dearer due to higher import costs, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 11/08/2016)

NOC slashes fuel prices (kp 03/08/2016)

Sugar prices increase on low production, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 01/08/2016)

Veggie prices soar as rain disrupts supplies (kp 28/07/2016)

NOC likely to cut fuel prices today (ht 19/07/2016), NOC decides not to revise fuel prices (ht 20/07/2016)

Inflation at four-month high of 11.1 per cent (ht 16/07/2016)

Stabilising prices: Monetary tools should be adopted to keep inflation within 7.5 percent as projected in this year's budget, by Tula Raj Basyal (kp 12/07/2016), Why NRB's inflation projections always fall flat, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 12/07/2016)

Vegetable prices soar over dwindling supply (kp 06/07/2016)

Vegetable prices soar in Valley (ht 03/07/2016)

Nepal Oil Corp cuts aviation fuel price (kp 02/07/2016), Domestic airlines slash fuel surcharge (kp 04/07/2016)

Inflation at double digit, once again (ht 16/06/2016), Inflation rises on higher rents, school fees (kp 17/06/20167)

Real estate prices in Attariya jump, by DR Pant (kp 16/06/2016)

Cheer for householders as veggie prices drop (kp 16/06/2016)

Keeping inflation at 7.5 pc tough: NRB, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 14/06/2016)

Prices jump following budget announcement (kp 10/06/2016)

NOC to resume automatic pricing mechanism soon (ht 02/06/2016)

Mobile prices likely to rise after rebate cut (kp 01/06/2016)

Egg prices soar as heat takes toll on output (kp 26/05/2016)

Shoppers turn backs on expensive vegetables (kp 24/05/2016)

Inflation slows, but still on higher side: Rate down to first digit at 9.7 percent for first time after end of blockade, by Bibek Subedi (kp 18/05/2016)

Chicken prices jump on slowed supply (kp 14/05/2016)

Price of vegetables soars on short-supply, fruits stable (ht 01/05/2016)

Soaring prices strain household budgets, by Zenith KC (kp 30/04/2016)

Veggie prices fall, fruits stable (ht 24/04/2016)

Inflation moderates to 10.2 percent in March: The Kathmandu Valley witnessed a relatively higher inflation rate of 12.7 percent (kp 21/04/2016), Inflation moderates to 10.2pc (ht 21/04/2016), Inflation at double digits even after lift of blockade (rep 21/04/2016)

Pulse, rice, edible oil prices go up (rep 21/04/2016)

Veggie, fruit prices soar as dry season takes toll (kp 19/04/2016)

Chicken prices spike as wedding season starts (kp 18/04/2016)

NOC not reducing fuel prices since mid-Feb: Cites open border, by Sujan Dhundana (rep 12/04/2016)

Govt ‘closely’ monitoring market (kp 09/04/2016)

Transportation cartels make goods dearer, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 08/04/2016)

LPG dealers fleecing customers (ht 08/04/2016)

NOC not applying auto fuel pricing: Cites continuing shortages for postponing implementation, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 07/04/2016)

Edible oil prices still high, by Pralhad Rijal (kp 07/04/2016)

Govt probes price hikes, shortage of edible oils (kp 06/04/2016)

Veggie, fruit prices jump as supplies fall (kp 28/03/2016)

Auto pricing mechanism to be applied to LPG too (kp 24/03/2016)

Inflation still at 11.3% despite end of blockade: BOP surplus at Rs 154.5 billion, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 17/03/2016)

Birat selling Euro IV petrol at Rs130 (kp 11/03/2016), Govt still allowing Birat to sell fuel at arbitrary rate, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 11/03/2016), Birat cuts petrol price to Rs99 a ltr (kp 14/03/2016)

Setting maximum retail prices of imported goods: Plan takes back seat amid embargo, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 07/03/2016)

NRB predicts 9.5 percent inflation, by Bibek Subedi (kp 29/02/2016), NRB revises annual inflation target to 9.5 pc: After supply system was disrupted by blockade at the border points, prices of everything went up (ht 29/02/2016)

Inflation hits 7-year high of 12.1 percent (kp 22/02/2016), Country’s inflation rose to 12.1pc in January (ht 22/02/2016)

Marginal drop in fuel despite 37.1% decline in global oil prices (rep 22/02/2016)

Fuel surcharge lowered, flying gets cheaper, by Sangam Prasain (kp 18/02/2016), Airlines operators cut fuel surcharge (ht 18/02/2016), Airfare slashed by as much as 18.31%, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 18/02/2016)

NOC finally reduces ATF price, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 17/02/2016)

Travel fares slashed (kp 10/02/2016)

MoPIT revises transport fares (ht 08/02/2016), Public transport fare slashed by 2.53 percent, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 08/02/2016)

PMO tells NOC to cut prices (kp 05/02/2016), PM's office orders reduction in fuel prices, transport fares (rep 05/02/2016)

Surveys reveal jump in prices due to embargo (kp 22/01/2016)

Transportation fare to go down: Officials say preparation is underway to adjust the fare in line with the fall in fuel prices in the international market (kp 21/01/2016)

Karnali folks paying three times more for food items, by Jay Bahadur Rokaya (kp 21/01/2016)

Inflation at 40-month high of 11.6pc: Prices of pulses, legumes, ghee, oil among other foodstuffs skyrocket (kp 19/01/2016), Inflation at 40-month high of 11.6 pc, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 19/01/2016), Inflation hits 11.6 percent, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 19/01/2016), Abnormal normal: There is a danger of inflated prices becoming a new normal (kp 21/01/2016)

Nepal Oil Corporation slashes prices of petrol, diesel, ATF (ht 19/01/2016)

Price of edible oil in correction, says DoCSM (ht 14/01/2016)

Rising price of daily essentials hits life, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 28/12/2015)

Time to brace for pricey bill of fare: Inflation jumps to double digits, thanks to Tarai unrest and blockade, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 17/12/2015), Central bank warns of stagflation as inflation stands at three-year high, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 17/12/2015)

Tomato prices double in a month in Capital (kp 07/12/2015)

Fruit prices jump with rise in transport fares (kp 30/11/2015)

Govt asks traders to clarify oil price hike (kp 28/11/2015)

Life becomes harder as market prices take off (kp 27/11/2015), Prices that have gone up may not come down after crisis ends: Products whose demand doesn’t fall drastically despite price hike likely to stay as costly as they’re now, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 27/11/2015)

Vegetables prices eases in Valley (kp 22/11/2015)

Chicken prices rebound with wedding season (kp 21/11/2015)

Price hike, scarcity hit Kaski hard, by Rishiram Baral (ht 17/11/2015)

Tihar celebrators moan about soaring prices, by Suman Bashyal (kp 12/11/2015)

Consumers hit by arbitrary price hikes by traders, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 11/11/2016)

Prices of fry fruits jump: Many shopkeepers are found charging 25-30pc more; Traders attribute the hike to blockade, by Suman Bashyal (kp 09/11/2015)

Prices swell as blockade, unrest choke off supply, by Suman Bashyal (kp 07/11/2015)

Prices of daily essentials go up in Ramechhap (ht 06/11/2015)

Traders hike prices of essentials as fuel crisis deepens (ht 04/11/2015)

Vegetable prices down as demand remains low (kp 31/10/2015)

Prices of daily commodities up (ht 10/10/2015)

Prices of essentials soaring in eastern hills (ht 06/10/2015)

Blockade pushing up vegetable prices (ht 03/10/2015)

Prices of essentials jump on shortages (kp 29/09/2015)

Fruits, veggie prices soar on supply disruptions, by Suman Bashyal (kp 28/09/2015)

Simmering Tarai protests heat up food prices (ht 27/09/2015)

Food prices shot up in landslide-hit Gorkha, by Sudip Kaini (kp 15/09/2015)

Government cuts transport fares (kp 10/09/2015), Transport fare to come down by 2.22 per cent (ht 10/09/2015), New transport fare yet to be implemented, says NCF (ht 16/09/2015), Revised transport fares yet to be implemented (kp 25/09/2015)

Mutton dearer, chicken cheaper in the Valley (kp 09/09/2015)

Chinese onions expected to bring down prices (kp 08/09/2015)

Prices of daily essentials soar on shortages created by Tarai banda, by Suman Bashyal (kp 05/09/2015)

Transportation fares to be revised soon, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 05/09/2015)

Veggie prices drop on increased shipments (kp 04/09/2015)

Central bank to soon introduce new CPI (ht 02/09/2015)

Onion sales drop with prices hitting highs, by Suman Bashyal (kp 02/09/2015)

Supply disruption sends prices soaring (kp 25/08/2015)

Onion hits one-year high as import prices soar (kp 20/08/2015)

Fuel prices to be revised every month (ht 18/08/2015)

Chicken prices plunge as holy month hits demand (kp 15/08/2015)

Rice prices swell on production shortfall, by Suman Bashyal (kp 13/08/2015)

Int’l fuel prices fall, but no respite for Nepalis, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 07/08/2015)

Chinese goods may be dearer by ‘20pc’ (kp 06/08/2015)

AOAN reduces fuel surcharge: Airlines slash the fuel surcharge when fuel prices drop by Rs4/l (kp 05/08/2015)

Onion prices almost double in past month (kp 05/08/2015)

NOC slashes fuel prices, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 03/08/2015), NOC reduces price of cooking gas (ht 03/08/2015)

Veggie prices soar on demand-supply gap, by Suman Bashyal (kp 25/07/2015)

Onion prices at near two-year high: Weak monsoon rains threaten to fuel inflation in India (ht 24/07/2015)

Prices of petroleum products not revised: Nepal Oil Corporation reasons it had not jacked up the rates when import bill had gone up after the quake (ht 19/07/2015)

Prices set to drop due to lower import duty, by Suman Bashyal (kp 16/07/2015)

Beers, cigarettes dearer before budget issuance, by Suman Bashyal (kp 13/07/2015)

Vegetable prices soar due to falling supplies (kp 11/07/2015)

Chicken price up sharply as production declines (kp 09/07/2015)

Veggie prices jump as farmers focus on rice (kp 04/07/2015)

Rahar leads rise in prices of pulses (kp 26/06/2015)

Mango price soars as production drops, by Bharat Jarghamahar (kp 22/06/2015)

Fruits become cheaper as supplies increase, by Suman Bashyal (kp 20/06/2015)

Nepal inflation cools down to 7.1 percent, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 20/06/2015)

Price of construction material could witness significant hike next fiscal (ht 20/06/2015)

Tomato prices plunge, other veggies dearer (kp 17/06/2015)

Chicken prices soar on drop in output (kp 15/06/2015)

Chicken, egg prices rise (ht 12/06/2015)

Vegetable prices jump on rebound in demand (kp 09/06/2015)

Soaring prices: Govt to import, supply pulses, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 08/06/2015)

Prices of lentils, dried beans shoot up: Wholesalers cite shortage in India as reason for jacking up rates (ht 07/06/2015)

Sales of fans soar as valley swelters (kp 04/06/2015)

NOC hikes fuel prices, rolls back, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 02/06/2015), Fuel prices to remain unchanged: Nepal Oil Corporation forced to roll back decision to hike rates of petroleum products due to government pressure (ht 02/06/2015)

Chicken prices rebound as life returns to normal (kp 01/06/2015)

Edible oil prices rise amid strong dollar (kp 30/05/2015)

Tomato prices jump more than two-fold (kp 29/05/2015)

Chicken price set to rise as demand grows (kp 28/05/2015)

Short supply sees fruit prices soar in Valley (kp 26/05/2015)

Prices of essentials rise due to global trends, by Suman Bashyal (kp 25/05/2015)

Veggie prices fall due to exodus from Valley, by Suman Bashyal (kp 23/05/2015)

Zinc sheet price may be fixed at pre-quake level (kp 22/05/2015)

Despite duty waiver, tarpaulin price up, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 18/05/2015)

Pulses dearer by Rs 35 in a month, by Suman Bashyal (kp 15/05/2015)

Chicken price down by Rs 50 (kp 09/05/2015)

Vegetable prices go down as demand falls (rep 04/05/2015)

Vegetable prices go up as supply dwindles (ht 30/04/2015)

Chicken prices drop on plentiful supplies (kp 25/04/2015)

Fruit prices take off as temperature rises (kp 23/04/2015)

Fuel prices to remain same (ht 17/04/2015)

Vegetable prices up as supplies down (kp 04/04/2015)

NOC slashes fuel prices (kp 03/04/2015), NOC slashes prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by one rupee (ht 03/04/2015)

Tomato prices jump on sharp drop in supplies (kp 28/03/2015)

Chicken prices dip with onset of low season (kp 25/03/2015)

Taplejung admin enforces new transportation fares, by Ananda Gautam (kp 21/03/2015)

Fruit prices soar with rising temperature (kp 10/03/2015)

NOC hikes fuel prices: Decision to jack up the rate by one rupee comes after nine consecutive reductions (ht 07/03/2015)

Fare cuts to come into effect from Tuesday (kp 03/03/2015)

Chicken prices swell on reduced supplies (kp 25/02/2015)

Vegetable prices drop amid ample supplies (kp 21/02/2015)

Fare cut in limbo due to calculation row, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 20/02/2015)

NOC keeps oil price unchanged, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 19/02/2015)

Govt prepares to slash public transport fares (ht 06/02/2015), Transport fares to be cut, but not by much, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 07/02/2015), Transportation fare to be reduced by 3%, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 09/02/2015), Transport fares slashed by 2.03pc: Minimum charge for short ride in city roads fixed at Rs 13 (ht 11/02/2015), Government cuts fare: Transport operators say they will not adhere to new fare adjustment, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 11/02/2015)

NOC further slashes prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene; Nepal Oil Corporation’s monthly profit estimated to rise to Rs 540m (ht 03/02/2015)

Veggie prices plunge on higher supplies (kp 29/01/2015)

Chicken prices swell as output dips due to cold (kp 24/01/2015)

Govt apathetic to cut taxi fare: People paying rate fixed when petrol cost Rs 123 per litre, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 23/01/2015)

NOC cuts petroleum prices: Now, petrol Rs 111.5 per litre; diesel, kerosene Rs 88 per litre each (kp 19/01/2015), NOC further slashespetroleum prices (ht 19/01/2015)
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