Monetary policy for current fiscal announced
Jul 11, 2018- Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank, announced the new monetary policy for the fiscal year 2018/19 on Wednesday.
As per the new monetary policy, the cash reserve ratio has been reduced to 4 percent. Earlier it was 6 percent for commercial banks, 5 percent for development banks and 4 percent for finance companies.
Likewise, the monetary policy has also targeted to facilitate mobilisation of monetary instrument in compliance to 8 percent economic growth.
Similarly, visitors to third country other than India through land route could also get $1000 under the passport facility.
Meanwhile, the mandatory spread rate has been reduced to 4.5 percent from 5 percent and will be effective from fiscal year 2019/20.
Published: 11-07-2018 18:20
- Monetary Policy