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Neighboring countries’ bazaars on the border hurting Afghan market

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Neighboring countries’ bazaars on the border hurting Afghan market

border bazarThe Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said bazaars set up by neighboring countries on the borders damage local industry by selling products at lower prices.

According to Director of ACCI’s international relations Azarakhsh Hafezi, the border bazaars are mostly dominated by Iranian traders who sell their products for 22% less than their Afghan counterparts and avoid custom tax.

The ACCI warned about higher risks of unhealthy competition arising from the neighboring Iran country that has been losing many customers on the global scale amid hard-hitting sanctions.


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