by Wadsam | August 25, 2012 6:30 am
During the outgoing week, gold prices went up in Kabul due to global market trends, while rates of daily-use commodities stayed stable.
The price of one gram of Arabian gold was sold at 2,300 AFN, compared with 2,250AFN sold last week. Price for Iranian gold of the same amount jumped from 1,850 AFN to 2,000 AFN.
Food prices, on the other hand, saw no changes.
A50-kilogram bag of Brazilian sugar sold for 1,800 AFN, the same quantity of Pakistani flour for 1020 AFN and rice for 3,100 AFN — the rates same as last week’s.
Haji Fazl Rahman, the Food Traders’ Union head, said a 5-kg tin of Momin ghee cost 420 AFN, a kilo of African black tea 200 AFN and a similar quantity of Indonesian green tea 170 AFN.
Fuel prices also remained unchanged during the week, with a liter of petrol and diesel costing 56 AFN, said Siddiqullah, a filling station owner in the Taimani area.
A gas dealer in the Dohni Bagh area, Ahmad Javed, said one kilogram of liquefied gas was sold for 50 AFN, the same price as last week’s. Some gas dealers sold a kilo of gas for 45 AFN.
Meanwhile, moneychanger Ahmad Shah said the buying rate of a US dollar was 51.40 AFN, while 1,000 Pakistani rupees accounted for 540 AFN.
Last week’s exchange value of the greenback stood at 51.45 AFN and 1,000 Pakistani rupees at 545AFN, he said.
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