A significant number of vehicles have been imported from China.
A total of 568 vehicles, small and big, have been imported from China through the Rasuwa Customs Office, Timure in the previous fiscal year, 2020/21, said the customs office.
The imported vehicles included 249 hand tractors, 30 pickup vans, five ambulances, 50 jeeps, 230 tipper trucks, and four electric buses with 30 seats each, said Narendra Prasad Chaudhary, information officer at the office.
Goods and materials worth over Rs 18.3 billion were imported from China through Rasuwagadhi transit in the previous fiscal year, said the Customs Office.
Revenue worth over Rs 3.5 billion has been collected from the imported goods, said the Customs Office Chief Ram Prasad Regmi.