Hand Knotted Woolen Carpet, Readymade Garments, Pashmina Products, Handicrafts, Leather Goods are the main items of export from Nepal. Other traditional export items to overseas countries are hides and goatskin, lintels, agro and forest-based primary and secondary goods, raw jute, lentil, large cardamom, ginger, tea and medicinal herbs. Coffee, Honey, Terry towels, micro transformers, blankets and buttons are emerging as new export items.

Top items of export in 2013 in descending order are as follows:

S.N. Item
1 Carpet, knotted of wool or fine animal hair
2 Woven fabric obtained from strip or the like
 3 Cardamom
 4 Jute bags and sacks
 5 Flat rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, plated or coated with corrugated zinc
 6 Wire of iron or non-alloy steel, plated or coated with zinc
 7 Mixture of juices
 8 Woolen shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and the like
 9 Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel painted, varnished or coated with plastics
 10 Single yarn, containing 85% or more by weight of polyester staple fibers
 11 Black tea fermented
 12 Black Cardamom (Alaichi)
 13 Footwear with outer sole of rubber or plastics
 14 Yarn of polyester staple fibers, mixed mainly or solely with artificial staple fibers
 15 Betel Nuts
 16 Lentils
 17 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of iron and steel
 18 Rosin and resin acid
 19 Flat rolled product of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width 600mm or more plated coated with zinc
 20 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, welded, of circular cross-section, of iron or non-alloy steel
 21 Woven fabric of jute or bats fibers
 22 Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn containing 85% or more by weight of acrylic or mod acrylic staple fibers
 23 Dentifrices (toothpaste)
 24 Refined brass plates, sheets, strip in coil of a thickness exceeding 0.15mm
 25 W&G cotton jacket, not knitted
 26 Jarda, Khaini, Snuff, Ghutka and similar preparations containing chewing tobacco
 27 Frozen orange juice
 28 Plants and parts of plants ( including seeds and fruits) of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy or for insecticidal or similar purposes