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उद्योग, वाणिज्य तथा आपूर्ति मन्त्रालय
Pasmina craft


(HS Code 621420)

Pashmina Shawls (HS Code 621420): Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and similar articles of wool or fine animal hair (excluding knitted or crocheted).

Introduction: Pashmina is one of the finest fibre known obtained in Nepal from mountain goat locally called Chyangra (Capra Hircus).
In 2019, Nepal's pashmina shawls export represent 1.3% of world exports for this product, its ranking in world exports is 9.

Major Exporters: Italy, France, China, India, UK

Major Raw Material Origin: Chyangra goat (Capra Hircus)

No. of Chyangra Goat Population in Nepal: Estimated over 100,000

Fibre Production in Nepal: 84-224 gm/goat/year (Source: Study Report, ,MOICS)

Pashmina Shawls Processing: Sorting, De-hairing, Spinning, weaving and dyeing.

No. of Industries: Estimate Over 1,000

No. of Employment: Over 50,000

Product Size: Shawls - 18"X78" /Mufflers - 18"X65" and Scarves - 12"X60"

Uses: Fashion Wear.

Expert Data:

F.Y. 2073/74 (2016/17) F.Y. 2074/75 (2017/18) F.Y. 2075/76 (2018/19)

Value RS.'000

Value RS.'000 Value RS.'000
2,541,084   2,483,938   2,514,200


World Import ion 2019 :- 3,819 Million USD

5 Year Average Growth :- 0.5 %

Potential Markets for Nepal :- United States of America, France, Japan, Germany, United Arab Emirates, UK, China