US: Government confirms duty-free access for some goods from Nepal

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The US government has confirmed that 66 Nepali goods now eligible for duty-free entry into United Nations through Trade Preferences Act (TPA).  The confirmation was made during the third joint council meeting of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (Tifa) on 20 April 2017.

A total of 66 Nepal-made items, including carpets, headgear, shawls, scarves and travel goods, can now enter the US market without being subject to any form of duty. The US government has authorized this Nepal-specific program until 2025.

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