Nepal : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 11, 2008

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The rapid growth of the financial system presents a number of challenges to maintaining financial stability in Nepal. There has been a rapid growth of the banking sector over the last few years. State-owned institutions continue to dominate the banking system. Equity market capitalization has increased sharply while government debt markets remain underdeveloped. Despite a challenging macroeconomic environment, the financial performance of the banking system has improved. The rapid increase in credit growth in recent years suggests growing credit risk.

Series:

Country Report No. 08/182

Subject:

Frequency:

Biannually

English

Publication Date:

June 11, 2008

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451830125/1934-7685

Stock No:

1NPLEA2008002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

14

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