Definitions employee persons engaged in the administrative functions of the enterprise worker. A bipartite meeting in a workshop see more photos on nepal areas of work in ilo flickr photo library working for workers the ilo country office for nepal, working together with the bureau for workers activities actrav, has been able to bring all major trade unions closer on common trade union actions on fighting child labour, promoting youth employment and decent work as well as on policy. A act made to provide for the management of trade union. For the official source of information about the eu. General federation of nepalese trade unions gefont joins tued. Nepal mainly imports fuel, apparel, gold, iron and steel, machinery and equipment. Section 915b of the trade facilitation and trade enforcement act of 2015 the tftea 19 u. Nepal s trade union movements cannot be compared with the trade union movements of advanced nations. Delegation of the european union to nepal european. The results show that the dominant roles played by the trade unions in the nepalese tourism industry have changed over the last 25 years from. General federation of nepalese trade unions wikipedia. The changing roles of trade unions in india 41 autonomy and authority at work. Group 1 anjana joshi ashrit maskey asik basel bandana khadka bijay pandey bindu panta 2. Trade policy 2015 naindra prasad upadhyay secretary, ministry of commerce government of nepal presentation outline background.
Mukunda nepane to seek permission of the session to present the bill. The recognition of all three national federationsnepal trade union congress ntuc, general federation of nepalese. Over the years, export has almost been stagnated, and the import skyrocketed. Acknowledging the role of trade in development, nepal. There would need to be a massive over haul of the system which would just be tedious. The preference program is intended to promote economic growth in nepal by providing duty.
The first gives a brief background of the trade situation. About 80 percent of the nepalese work in agriculture, where growth depends on the vagaries of monsoon. Tcp project for the strengthening monitoring and evaluation system in nepal phase 2 smes 2 peacebuilding state building support. Union nepal services limited, uns, is a leading remittance company in the uk, registered in 2007 under the uk companies act 1985 with reg. It is a member of bay of bengal initiative on multisectoral technical and economic cooperation bimstec, the south asian association for regional cooperation saarc and the world trade. Trade unions for proworker change political transition in nepal is at a difficult stage, where uncertainties have grabbed every aspect of national life. Nepals widening trade deficit some issues, challenges and recommendations 1. Unity in diversity joint trade union coordination centre jtucc is the common platform of nepali working class. They attract basic tariffs only, while imports from the rest of the world are taxed. Political instability and trade union practices in nepalese hotels. It serves as the coordinating mechanism of all recognised national trade union centres affiliated on it. By conclusion, nepal is facing difficulties in international trade difficulties because of landlocked geographic structure, transportation, foreign trade policy, rate of exchange, and poor quality of nepalese product, international market resections, lack of research. International trade in nepal in spite of a difficult politicaleconomic context, the macroeconomic situation of nepal remains relatively stable.
Following the peace accords in 2006, the antuf was founded in 2007. It is a confederation of confederations, which has over 2 million dues paying members. Promoting nepalese trade and investment relations with. Trade unions play an important role in nepals postconflict economic.
The federation had its origins in the nepalese civil war and was created by activists from the communist party of nepal maoist. Shrestha the objective of this paper is to present an analysis of certain trade problems of nepal and to outline remedial action to wards their solution. The general federation of nepalese trade unions gefont nepali. I have to shipped my bike from kathmandu to bankok. An important policy for the development of the tea sector has been privatisation of the stateowned nepal tea development corporation ntdc. According to flippo a labour union or trade union is an organisation of workers formedto promote, protect, and improve, through collective action, the social, economic, and political interests of its members. In this context as a responsible trade union confederation, gefont nepal has been in continuous efforts to interven in policy matters. Proclamation 9555 of december 15, 2016 to implement the nepal preference program and for other purposes a proclamation 1. Nepal as ldcs coordinator in the wto for 20 10 tier 2 project on ginger under implementation 11 support to the private sector for capacity development 11 4 2 5 supervision visit by eifes and unops nepals active participation in traderelated international events nepalbangladesh commerce secretarylevel meeting held. Nepal is a landlocked country on the southern slope of the himalayas, located between china in the north and india in east, south and west two huge countries with vibrant economies. Context and status the growing and continued mismatch between import and export have resulted in an alarming level of trade deficit in nepal. Another reason and more importantly would be pride of the nepalese people.
Trade policy, 2009 background nepal has been adopting an open and market oriented trade policy for the last two decades ith expectations thatw such policy generates positive impacts on the resource mobilization, economic development and povertyalleviation. Unofficial english translation includes 1999 amendment nepal democracy, friedrichebertstiftung, nepal offlice, nepal pdf of law in english doc. Trade policy 2015 federation of nepalese chambers of. However, the poor and backward countries are not able to realize the benefits. India, china, the uae, indonesia and thailand are main import partners. We are open on bank holidays and other public holidays as well. Promoting nepalese trade and investment relations with india and china iv preface nepal needs to reflect on the massive paradigm shift that the country has undergone in the political, social and cultural life of the people and frustrated expectations of the masses may. Nepal also signed a trade cooperation agreement with the european union in 1995. European commission press release details page european commission press release brussels, 25 june 2015 european commissioner for international cooperation and development, neven mimica, today announced support worth 100 million for the reconstruction process in nepal two months after a 7. Five out of seven trade unions registered in the labour department today filed their nomination for the upcoming election of authentic trade union of civil servants amid. By creating decent jobs, the august gathering of the unionists from all over the world in solidarity with nepali trade unions and working masses government and employers in september 34, 2015 discussed seriously the way forward of nepal in a new.
Nepal has comparative advantage in exporting legal services. Nepals social security reforms, statebuilding and the role of. During the ninth plan 19921997, ntdc ceased operations and its assets were leased to private companies. Workers and employers organizations in nepal ilo in nepal. Eye lenses export from tilganga eye hospital is another example of how nepal can export medical services. Our movement is in the young stage in terms of size, period and industrialization. In october 1979, the striking workers of the various factories at balaju industrial district realised the importance of the national trade union and formed a. Company perspectives an itc series on nontariff measures ii.
Nepalindia trade relations economic and political weekly. Establishment of nepal independent workers union as the second edition of the nepali trade union movement by 1979, the workers were already in the labour movement spontaneously. Research on qwl reveals two types of influencing factors. India nepal trade agreement free trade agreement cepa. A brief report of the youth conference of major trade. Bishnu rimals website blog archive the role of trade. Federal register to implement the nepal preference. Manoj p k abstract a strong and stable union in each industrial enterprise is essential for good industrial relations. Nepal trade union congress how is nepal trade union. A short history of trade unionism and the rise of maoist unions in nepal. The all nepal federation of trade unions antuf nepali. Stephanie ferry i traveled many country with my bike. Gefont general federation of nepalese trade unions. Trade union first amendment act, 2055 1999 17 chaitra 2055 march 31, 1999 act no.
Together they have 52 unions under their umbrellas and these encompass workers of different sectors including a few in the mses. Congress in february 2016, established the preference program and grants. Use western union to send money online, in person or by phone to friends and family around the world. Normes consulted on 20110811 laws online in english nepal law commission.
Ilo nepal decent work newsletter biannual, issue2, november. All nepal trade union congress antuc was formed in 1946. Gefont declares its goal to be socialism for the dignified working class and prosperous life trade unions have existed in nepal since the all. Insights on issues of trade unions and industrial relations. Trade union act, 2049 1992 date of authentication and publication 11mangsir 2049 nov 26, 1992 1. There is no benefit in joining the indian union for the nations. Money transfer international money transfer western union. Nepal enhanced capacities for trade and development. It is politically tied to the nepal communist party. It shall supercede the agreement of cooperation to control unauthorised trade concluded between the government of india and the government of nepal on 6 th december, 1991, as amended or modified from time to time. It is an association either of employers or employees or of independent workers. The present paper is an attempt to study certain recent trends in nepals trade relations with india with whom it conducts about 95 per cent of the total foreign trade. At the end, the conference adopted a 21 point summary and recommendation for promoting youth employment in nepal and addressing young workers concerns in the world of work and strengthening capacities of youth organs in nepalese trade union movement full text translated.
The current trade union situation in nepal dev raj dahal introduction the population of nepal is 23. Exporting services is the key to tap the prospects yielded by the emerging global trends and nepal is rightly positioned to do so. Set of rules and regulations that are intended to change international trade flows, particularly to restrict import. Trade policy formulation process vision, goal, objectives and strategies salient features of the trade policy 2015 monitoring and evaluation of the trade policy.
The trade facilitation and trade enforcement act, passed by u. Since, it is a vast subject to deal with the developments. The basis for this trade policy is the trade policy of 2009. The growth of gdp in 2010 is estimated to be 3%, due to the bad agricultural performance, lower remittances and more difficult monetary conditions. Civil servants bodies clash over trade union election. Neupane had asked for the permission, an unscheduled nepali congress. Unio exports is one of the best export company in nepal.81 348 270 336 330 1343 80 938 817 319 39 214 86 657 761 158 1356 1310 1331 903 942 1298 1003 759 905 1177 190 828 672 205 1215 834 1425 766 1174 1167 1028 1040 395 118 227 381 123 1409