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Afghan government revenue goes up

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Afghan government revenue goes up

afghanistan ministry of financeThe Ministry of Finance’s General Revenues Department reported an increase in the government revenue for the first nine months of the current fiscal year (22 March 2012-21 March 2013).

The revenue is currently standing at 11bn AFN, equivalent to USD 207mn.

According to the officials, most of the revenue is generated from customs and tax collections.

The Afghan government stepped up their efforts towards improving the tax collection system, as the government mostly relies on taxes for building up its revenue.

The Finance Ministry expects the revenue to increase further by the end of the fiscal year.



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