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Afghanistan steps up work to strengthen export sector

Afghan industry leaders, small business owners and public sector representatives on 18 May met in Mazar-e-Sharif to explore provincial trade challenges and solutions that can feed into the ongoing design of the country’s National Export Strategy (NES). A National Export

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Job fair held in Herat University

The USAID University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP) held a job fair at Herat University on December 22nd to connect senior students and recent graduates from Herat University with the private sector. Participating students had taken USAID-USWDP’s Soft Skills

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High Council of Economy’s performance questioned ahead of Brussels Summit

Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the High Council of Economy is established to find solutions to the economic problems of the nation as part of Afghanistan’s development commitments to the international community. The Council’s responsibility is to make policies

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USAID’s role in economic development of Afghanistan

Afghanistan continues to face economic hurdles, as it remains one of the world’s poorest countries. Insecurity and corruption threaten efforts to establish an inclusive, growing, and self-sustaining economy that attracts investment, promotes trade and creates jobs. The United States Agency

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PPP in Afghanistan and Government Efforts

Authored by Alessandro Abati, PPP Expert Wadsam has already delivered to its readers interesting articles on Public Private Partnership (PPP), especially about the consistent efforts spread by the previous Minister of Healthcare. Bitterly, PPP in Afghanistan is still a ‘promised

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Afghan private sector sends recommendations to gov’t ahead of London Conference

Afghan private sector has written down recommendations to be presented at the London Conference by representatives of the national unity government. The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) have called on Afghan officials to incorporate the recommendations in their

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ACCI chief announces his resignation

Qurban Mohammad Haqjo, Head of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), announces his resignation. According to Khaama Press (KP), the reason behind Haqjo’s resignation is his endorsement of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, who was the leading candidate in

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Afghan government optimistic about the new economic policy

Afghan Ministry of Economy is optimistic about the new economic policy that is expected to bring visible changes to the economy of the country within three years. According to the Ministry’s spokesperson, Najibullah Amin, the new policy includes mines extraction,

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Sweden increases aid to Afghanistan by 500mn Euros

Sweden has pledged to increase development aid to Afghanistan by 40% in the period 2015-2019, post the withdrawal of the US-led Nato combat troops. The USD 500mn Euros would be aimed at boosting employment and strengthening the private sector in

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Afghanistan, Australia create a trade council

In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties, Australia and Afghanistan set up a trade council in Kabul. Addressing the ceremony at the Office of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), Australian Ambassador John Philp hoped the establishment of

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Update on Afghanistan’s Economy-World Bank Report

One year into the transition process, Afghanistan sustains robust economic growth. An exceptional harvest, supported by the launch of first large-scale mining activities, increased real GDP growth from 7.3 percent to an estimated 11.8 percent in 2012. Inflation dropped to

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Update on Afghanistan's Economy-World Bank Report

One year into the transition process, Afghanistan sustains robust economic growth. An exceptional harvest, supported by the launch of first large-scale mining activities, increased real GDP growth from 7.3 percent to an estimated 11.8 percent in 2012. Inflation dropped to

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Country Update – The World Bank Group in Afghanistan

The world development report 2013: JOBS  stresses the role of a strong private sector led growth in creating jobs and outlines how jobs that do the most for development can spur a virtuous cycle. The report finds that poverty falls

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Afghans to shift 80 factories from Pakistan to Kandahar

Afghan investors have decided to shift around 80 factories from Pakistan to southern Kandahar province. The move would mark an expansion of the Afghan private sector, which is seen as the key driver of economic growth after the withdrawal of

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Hamid Karzai is responsible for Kabul Bank crisis-Abdul Qadir Fitrat

Former Afghan Central Bank Chief Abdul Qadir Fitrat alleged that the government is also responsible for the crisis of the Kabul Bank, adding the main individuals behind the collapse of the bank are still free and have not been questioned

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'Get Rich by 2014'!

  Afghanistan’s Squandered Foreign Aid Has Young Businessmen Worried About Future KABUL, Afghanistan — About three years ago, Abdul Fattah grew tired of seeing his cousins driving fancy cars, impressing girls and earning the respect of strangers, and decided it

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‘Get Rich by 2014’!

  Afghanistan’s Squandered Foreign Aid Has Young Businessmen Worried About Future KABUL, Afghanistan — About three years ago, Abdul Fattah grew tired of seeing his cousins driving fancy cars, impressing girls and earning the respect of strangers, and decided it

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Rightsize military, World Bank asks Kabul

The World Bank (WB) has urged Afghanistan, which is preparing for a sustainable economy after 2014 when foreign troops are expected to withdraw, to prioritise national programmes and rightsize its military. The bank also urged foreign donors not only to

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Economic Conference on Afghanistan to Boost Private Sector

More than 100 Afghan traders are expected to attend the 5th Regional Economic Co-operation Conference on Afghanistan, a potentially big boost to the country’s private sector, the Afghan Chamber of Commerce said Thursday. Khan Jan Alkozai, the deputy head of

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Expansion and intensification of Afghan German Development Cooperation

Today, the Minister of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal (MoF), and Dirk Niebel, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of the Federal Republic of Germany, officially signed the summary record of the

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