Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agricultural Development
Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board
Number of traders - more than 350 registered wholesalers, 71 retailers and 26 co-operatives and farmers group.
Approximately 90 square feet area for each wholesaler and 40 square feet area for each retailer.
Significant involvement of women in retailing.
Everyday 75 to 100 small local producers in farmer’s market.
Market arrivals - mostly at night time.
Peak transaction hour – early morning.
The daily market arrival around 600 to 650 Metric Tons. As per the record of year 2014/2015 the total volume of the arrival is 2,29,285 metric tons.
About 69 percent domestic production in total arrival
Highest share of vegetables followed by fruits, spices, fishes and other agricultural produces respectively in market arrival.