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Further efforts to strengthen domestic sources- ACCI

As concerns about Afghanistan’s economic situation after 2014 are rising, Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) emphasize on boosting domestic sources of the country. Speaking at a press conference in Kabul on Wednesday, Head of the ACCI Mohammad Qurban

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Who, What, Why: Who first called it a 'fiscal cliff'?

 The phrase “fiscal cliff” is now part of the American lexicon, describing the looming deadline when tax cuts expire and spending cuts kick in. But where did the term come from and is the image a helpful one? No sooner

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Who, What, Why: Who first called it a ‘fiscal cliff’?

 The phrase “fiscal cliff” is now part of the American lexicon, describing the looming deadline when tax cuts expire and spending cuts kick in. But where did the term come from and is the image a helpful one? No sooner

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House of Representatives rejects the proposed development budget for next year

Reduction in the development budget has been a major issue for implementation of development projects in the country. Some of the House Representatives rejected the budget proposed to them on Wednesday and said the reason for reduction in the development

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International conference on strengthening trade between Central Asia and Afghanistan

An international conference aimed at strengthening trade between central Asian countries and Afghanistan was held in Balkh, Mazar-e-Sharif. More than 70 economic and business experts and representatives from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission attended the conference. Behzad Rahmatov,

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Asia Foundation Releases 2012 Survey of the Afghan People

  Asia Foundation News Release 6,300 citizens polled on reconciliation, unemployment, governance, development; security remains most significant factor in shaping public opinion Kabul, November 14, 2012 — The Asia Foundation today released Afghanistan in 2012: A Survey of the Afghan

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Germany economic growth slowing down

According to latest figures, Germany’s economic growth stood at 0.2% between July and September, down from 0.3% in the second quarter and 0.5% in the first three months of the year. Last month, the German government cut its forecast for

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No crisis after 2014- Afghan Second Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili

Afghan Second Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili said Afghanistan is ready for the withdrawal of foreign troops and to take over full security charges by the end of 2014, when the transition of security control from NATO-led forces to Afghan

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