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Diesel price down in Kabul

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Diesel price down in Kabul

fuel(Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report) Prices of diesel and Iranian gold fell but that of Arabian variety gold soared during the outgoing week in Kabul, retailers said on Thursday. The rate of one liter of diesel decreased from 65 AFN to 64 AFN, said Abdul Hadi, a filing station manager in the Wazirabad area. The same amount of petrol priced at 63 AFN, the same are as last week’s.

A liquefied gas dealer in the Kalola Pushta neighborhood, Mohammad Sharif, sold a kg for 47 AFN, showing no change.

The cost of one gram Arabian gold increased from 2,150 AFN to 2,200 AFN, but the same quantity of the Iranian variety declined from 1,750 AFN to 1,700 AFN, said Abdul Basir, a jeweler in the Lycee-i-Maryam neighborhood.

The rate of a 50-kg bag of Pakistani sugar remained stable at 1,750 AFN, a 24-kg bag of rice at 1, 800 AFN, said Food Traders’ Union head Haji Fazal Rahman. A five-kg tin of ghee was priced at 400 AFN, a kilo of African back tea for 210 AFN and Indonesian green tea for 175 AFN — the same prices as last week’s.

But wholesale prices varied from retail rates in parts of the city. Khan Ali, a shopkeeper in the Karta-i-Seh area, sold a 24-kg sack of Pakistani rice for 2,200 AFN and a 50-kg bag of sugar for 1,950 AFN.

He sold 49-kg of Pakistani flour for 1,320 AFN, a 5-kg tin of ghee for 460 AFN, a kilo of African back tea for 270 AFN and Indonesian green tea for 230 AFN.

Moneychanger Ahmad Shah said the buying rate of a US dollar was 56.85  AFN, while 1,000 Pakistani rupees accounted for 544 AFN.

Last week’s exchange value of the greenback stood at 56.80  AFN and 1,000 Pakistani rupees at 542  AFN, he said.

 



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