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Services Trade in Developing Asia:A Case Study of the Banking and Insurance Sector in Nepal

  • Dilli Raj Khanal

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    (Institute for Policy Research and Development)

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    This study reviews the development of the banking and insurance sectors in Nepal and the effect of reforms and commitments linked to these sectors since the 1980s, when financial sector liberalization in Nepal began with deregulation of the interest rate structure and opening of the banking sector to foreign investors.

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    Paper provided by Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada. in its series Working Papers with number 3907.

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    Length: 67 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2007
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    Publication status: Published in ARTNeT website
    Handle: RePEc:esc:wpaper:3907
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