Nepal International Trade Fair 2014 has concluded holding the transaction of around Rs 150 million at Brikutimandap in the capital on Monday.
Organising a press conference at the same venue today, the main organiser Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) announced official closure of the five-day event.
Around 235,000 visitors were recorded during the event, informed FNCCI. “But we had expected 200,000 visitors,” FNCCI said.
FNCCI has organised the fair in coordination with the government with an aim to promote the exportable products identified by the government along with holding interaction with the international traders.
The fair was inaugurated by President Ram Baran Yadav amidst a special function held last Thursday.
The event featured some 350 stalls from Nepal, India, China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan and Thailand.
The main attraction of the fair was herb festival and special exhibition of precious jewelries. The herb festival was held at the premises of the International Trade Fair while NITF-Gems and Jewelry Show was held at Yak & Yeti Hotel.
Meanwhile, the apex body of business community also held meetings with the Chinese and Bangladeshi entrepreneurs on the trade and promotion relations between them.
During the meeting, the foreign entrepreneurs also showed interest in investment and trade cooperation.