Stories Tagged 'White paper'
The recent white paper on the economy presented by Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada has sparked a debate among economists and politicians. The paper has brought the country’s poor economic conditions to the fore and raised a number of red flags.
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Despite shortcomings on attribution and cherry picking of data, the white paper is a good reflection of the economic state
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The main opposition Nepali Congress came down heavily upon Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Tuesday for presenting economic data “as per his convenience to mislead the public and downplay the roles of previous governments in the country’s economic development".
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Former finance minister Ram Sharan Mahat has said incumbent Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada has “cherry-picked” data to paint a gloomy picture of the country’s economy.
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Khatiwada’s failure to propose a rightful role and space for the private sector will further erode investors’ confidence
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Economic ills

Apr 03 2018

Finance minister should focus on introducing reforms rather than playing blame games
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