Nepal is a geographically diverse country with abundant resources and an ambitious development agenda. It has an annual per capita income of $735. Nepal is passing through a prolonged social and political transition.
Nepal is a priority country for IFC. Since 2008, IFC has been working closely with Nepal's private sector through investments and advisory services. To boost private sector growth, IFC works to promote private investment in infrastructure, tourism, financial markets, transportation, and trade finance. In recent years, IFC has also begun assisting the government to make doing business easier.