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Afghan, Tajik trade turnover 59.6% lower than last year

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Afghan, Tajik trade turnover 59.6% lower than last year

turkmenistan tajikistanTajikistan’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade Sharif Rahimzoda and Afghanistan’s Minister of Commerce Mohammad Shakir Kargar exchanged perspectives on the development of economic cooperation between the two nations at a meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

This comes as the trade turnover between the two countries has amounted to over USD 22.2mn in the first quarter of this year—a figure that is 59.6% less than during the same period of last year.

The two parties discussed cooperation in the areas of economy, trade, investment and developing free economic zones.

The sides expressed interest to develop and implement trilateral transit agreement between Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the nearest future.

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