Nepal has a population of 27.5 million people, and a land mass of 143 000 km2. Life expectancy is 68 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 835, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 7.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 24.4 billion.
Nepal is ranked at place 110 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Nepal is ranked at place 122, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Nepal in 2017 were NOK 10 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Nepal at a value of 20 million.