Who Are We?

Salt Trading Corporation (STC) Limited is one of the largest business organization in Nepal established as the first Public Private Partnership (PPP) of Government of Nepal. Established over five decades back (13th September 1963), the corporation was launched with the objective to avail iodized common salt, as salt is not produced in Nepal and depends on import from India, for all citizens of the country. In its long run of dedicated service to the nation, STC has contributed to ensure proper supply and distribution of essential daily consumable goods, erode black-marketing by regulating market and artificial scarcity and industrial development in Nepal.
With equity share ratio comprising of 79:21 of investment from private:public, STC is managed by the joint effort of state (Government) and private (shareholders). In its business journey, Salt Trading Corporation is a brilliant example of success that provides its services through 93 offices (22 Offices and 71 liaison offices) that its customers include the whole population of the country. With about 400 staff, STC has provided business opportunities for over 1000 workers and laborers and its distribution network comprises but not limited to all major towns in Nepal.
Salt Trading Corporation Limited makes all efforts to provide goods and services to the common people that have made STC a major catalyst in bringing about the desired economic changes and growth in Nepal. The corporation not only focuses on providing its goods and services to urban people residing in towns and metropolis, it also reaches out to the poor and needy people of remote districts of Nepal especially the hilly and Himalayan regions. Realizing the need of quality products throughout the country by following the Government of Nepal’s policy, the corporation is moving towards business diversification by searching for new products, innovative thoughts and new markets. The organization engaged itself in corporate activities such as trade, import, export, manufacturing (production), processing, supply and distribution of a vast diversity of goods and services as a result the corporation has several production oriented industries. Food products, agricultural products, construction materials, machinery and tools, paper products and other goods are the main commodities for trade and business.
The central corporate office of Salt Trading Corporation is located at Kalimati, Kathmandu, with its zonal, branch, sub-branch and depot offices spanning the length and breadth of the country.