Set price of 60AFN per kilo of gas to be established
The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), the Association of Oil and Gas and the Oil and Gas Directorate announced Monday that the price of liquid gas would be set at 60AFN per kilo in the cities.
The price in provinces bordering countries from where gas is imported would be 54AFN per kilo.
This comes after the Attorney General’s probe into companies that were involved in price hikes and market manipulation.
The officials of the concerned organizations announced at the press conference on Monday that a commission would be established to oversee the gas market and look out for companies that violate market regulations.
ACCI officials urged the government to have customs office work around the clock and ensure competition from neighboring countries is law-abiding.
The main companies importing gas to Afghanistan include Sun Gas, Kamal Nabizada, Ghazanfar Group, Gas Group, Baradaran-e-Sahrayee, Sarhadi Group, Younas Shekib, Yama Petrol, Walid Haseeb, Rameen Said, Afghan National Petroleum, Farahi Group, Kefayat Group, Anar Darah, Khurasan Gas, Rahmanian, Nabizada, Ekhlas Group, Haji Bismillah, Haidari and several other companies.
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