China’s zero-Covid policy turns Nepal border towns into ‘dead’ zones as trade routes dry up

With border closures leading to a steep fall in Nepalese exports to China, China’s zero-Covid policy is proving to be a significant barrier to the resumption of two-way trade with Nepal.

Our traders, particularly importers, feel uncertainty now about importing from China. They are not sure any more if they will be able to send the goods to the market, said Dr. Posh Raj Pandey, Chairperson, SAWTEE, while speaking to China Macro Economy. 

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