English | دری

Tag "Afghanistan market"

Back to homepage

Pakistan loses 50% share in Afghan market

Pakistan’s market share in Afghanistan drops from USD 1.437bn in 2015-2016 to USD 1.24bn in 2016-2017, as Kabul prefers New Delhi ties over Islamabad. India continues to penetrate the Afghan market since the past two years by providing goods at

Read More

Foreign Investors See Promise In Afghan Market

Foreign investors are recognizing the opportunity within Afghan markets. Favorable regulations on foreign ownership, equity sales, and repatriation have all facilitated expanding investment opportunities within the country. Over the past decade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has reached as much as

Read More

Export of Indian wheat to Afghanistan poses a major threat to Pakistan

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) opposes export of Indian wheat to Afghanistan through Pakistan as it could have a major impact on Pakistan’s agriculture, agro-based industry and society as a whole. According to PEW official Dr. Murtaza Mughal, Pakistan will

Read More

Afghan food products enhanced through retail distribution and mobile money

In a bid to establish a competitive marketplace for Afghanistan’s agricultural products, Afghanistan’s largest retail store, Finest Supermarket, launches a new line of food products that are sourced from Afghan entrepreneurs. As many as 30 high quality food products including

Read More

High commodity prices hit Herat’s residents

Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reports that residents of Herat have complained about the drastic increase in the prices of  daily-use commodities. The residents have accused the municipality of failing to control the soaring prices, adds the source. “The common man

Read More

High commodity prices hit Herat's residents

Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reports that residents of Herat have complained about the drastic increase in the prices of  daily-use commodities. The residents have accused the municipality of failing to control the soaring prices, adds the source. “The common man

Read More

Afghan companies showcase their agro products

Seventeen companies displayed 80 types of agricultural products in an exhibition held in Kabul on Sunday. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the exhibition was aimed at marketing and increasing exports. Meanwhile, Head of the Afghanistan

Read More

Underground market established in Balkh

An underground market in Balkh’s capital city, Mazar-e-Sharif, was inaugurated Wednesday by the city’s municipal. Mohammad Muqeem said the market is built at a total cost of 49,700,000 AFN with funds provided by a private business enterprise in Balkh. According

Read More

Exhibition of Afghan women’s handicrafts in an ISAF camp

Hundreds of handicrafts made by Afghan women were sold at an exhibition held in a military camp of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). “We came to the exhibition with 4-5 bags filled with our products, and we are leaving

Read More

WB funds the New Market Development Program in Afghanistan

The World Bank had pledged USD 22mn in aid to the Afghan government for the development of Afghanistan’s market system through the New Market Development Program. The development objective of the New Market Development Project is to help in the

Read More

A clothing store catches fire in Northern Afghanistan

A 5-storey clothing store in Haji Jawzjani market in Northern Balkh province caught fire on Thursday morning. Officials said the fire was caused by some kind of short electric circuit, while some shopkeepers claimed that the fire was lit on

Read More

Afghanistan to establish a stock market in 6 months- AISA

According to the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency, a stock market would be established in Afghanistan in the next six months. The AISA officials have said the work would be accomplished with close coordination with university professors, lawyers and the private

Read More

Afghanistan International Bank looks to UAE-Afghan ties

CPI Financial- In Dubai for a quarterly board meeting, Afghanistan International Bank (AIB) looks to extend maturing business ties with UAE financial institutions whilst the two countries are drawn closer together through financial and social links. Speaking after the meeting,

Read More

Economic transition more effective than security transition- Commerce Minister Shinwari

Speaking at the session entitled “Access to Global Markets”, Commerce and Industries Deputy Minister Muzamil Shinwari emphasized on the importance of exports for Afghanistan’s economy. He called for a better strategy to be put in place to woo international markets

Read More

Reasons for the rising dollar in Afghanistan

The exit of international forces from Afghanistan and the tightening of sanctions against Iran from the West are the main reasons for the rising price of American dollar in Afghanistan. In addition, Kabul Money Exchange Union considers the lack of

Read More

Potato price declining in Bamyan

Bamyan farmers are complaining that the price of potatoes is at its lowest record in the province. According to the farmers, Pakistani potatoes are bought at 140 AFN per seven kg, while the same quantity of Afghan potatoes is bought

Read More