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Prices of daily commodities stay stable in Kabul

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Prices of daily commodities stay stable in Kabul

store(Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report) The prices of food and other use items stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

A 50-kg sack of Pakistani flour sold for 1,350  AFN and the same quantity of sugar for 1,550 AFN, registering no change in their rates, said Fazal Rahman, the Traders’ Union head.

A 24-kg bag of Pakistani rice cost 1,800 AFN, a 5-kg tin of Momin Ghee 380 AFN, one kg of black African tea 210 AFN and one kg of Vietnamese green tea 170 AFN, he said.

But retail prices continue to vary from wholesale. Ahmad Javed, a store owner in Taimani neighborhood, sold a 50-kg bag of sugar for 1700 AFN, a 49-kg bag of flour for 1390 AFN and a 24-kg sack of rice for 2000 AFN.

He sold a 5-kg tin of Momin ghee for 460 AFN, a kilogram of green tea for 230 AFN and a kilogram of African black tea for 270 AFN.

There were no changes as well in the prices of petroleum products. Abdul Hadi, a filling station official in the Wazirabad area, said one litre of diesel cost 60 AFN and the same quantity of petrol 58 AFN.

Similarly, the rate of liquefied gas stayed stable at 48 AFN a kilogram, according to Mir Aqa, a dealer in the Thaimani area.

The rate of one gram of Arabian gold was 2,100 AFN and the same quantity of the Iranian variety 1,850 AFN, the same prices as last week’s.

In the money market, one US dollar was changed for 57.37 AFN and 1,000 Pakistani rupees for 554 AFN.  Last week’s exchange value of the greenback stood at 57.30 and 1,000 Pakistani rupees at 572 AFN.

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