English | دری

Prices of dry fruits soar ahead of Eid holidays

in Afghan Business

Prices of dry fruits soar ahead of Eid holidays

afghanistan dry fruitsThe prices of dry fruits have doubled as the religious festival of Eid-ul Fitr is drawing closer.

Eid-ul-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Buying a variety of dry fruits is part of the Eid celebration. It is not very uncommon to see the prices of these delights going up in the build-up to Eid, as there is a high demand among the consumers.

Residents of Kabul have demanded the government to oversee the market, since sellers are charging prices as they desire.

On the other hand, a number of sellers said the high prices of the dry fruits were due to a decrease in the number of buyers.

Currently, the price of a kilogram of pistachio is 750 AFN, a kilogram of almonds is 700 AFN, a kilogram of raisins is 500 AFN and a kilogram of peas is 150 AFN.



Related Articles

Ministry of Public Works signs MoU with DFID on road maintenance

A MoU of worth USD 6mn was signed Tuesday between the Ministry of Public Works and the Department for International

Afghan traders to receive land plots in Chahbahar port

Iranian government has announced its agreement to distribute lands to Afghan businessmen at the Chahbahar port in Iran, where they

USAID provides $20mn for food security of vulnerable Afghans

On May10, USAID announced a cash contribution of $20 million to the United Nation World Food Program’s (UNWFP) Protracted Relief

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.