LHASA - Nepal continued to be Tibet's top trade partner with bilateral trade up 90.2 percent year on year in January to $59.67 million, the local customs of the autonomous region in southwest China said Sunday.
In January, Tibet generated $87.66 million in foreign trade, a 39.6-percent year-on-year rise, and trade with Nepal accounted for 68.1 percent.
The monthly total included $81.72 million of exports, up 57.8 percent.
Last year, bilateral trade between Tibet and Nepal stood at $542 million, up 65 percent over the previous year.
Nepal has remained the top trade partner of Tibet since 2001.
Tibet generated $836 million in foreign trade in 2010, up 107.9 percent year on year. The growth rate was more than 200 percent higher than the national average of 34.7 percent.