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Afghanistan Rugs and Carpet Center launched in Kabul

The Afghanistan Rugs and Carpet Center (ARCC) was officially launched on Saturday in Kabul. The center aims at reviving the carpet sector of Afghanistan by developing state of the art production setups with improved work standards. At this new facility,

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26% increase in Afghanistan’s carpet exports

Minister of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) officials said carpet exports in Afghanistan had increased by 26% this year. According to the Ministry, the carpet sector is the second biggest sector of Afghanistan’s economy after agriculture and more than 2.5mn people

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India to establish a carpet weaving industry in Jawzjan

A carpet-weaving center is soon going to established in northern Jawzjan province with financial support from the Indian government. This comes as the province has faced a 50% slump in its carpet sales and carpet weavers have complained about the

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Afghanistan participates in DOMOTEX Hannover trade show

Afghanistan participated in DOMOTEX Hannover, one of the most professionally organized trade shows in Germany, dedicated exclusively to the architectural designing and floor covering industry. With collaboration from the Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA) and United States Agency for

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Afghan carpets exported under the shadow of Pakistan

About one million Afghans are involved in the weaving industry in Peshawar, Pakistan out of the four million Afghans residing there. Afghan weavers have chosen to stay in Peshawar, because they can avail from the resources available there to run

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Afghanistan’s exports up by 33%: ACCI

According to a recent report by the Export Promotion Department of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACC), Afghanistan’s exports have reached USD 524mn in 2013, indicating a 33% rise from 2012 exports. In 2012, Afghanistan’s exports had touched

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Afghan carpets sold under Pakistan’s name

Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries said more than 90% of Afghan carpet weavers produce their carpets in Pakistan where the carpets are then supplied to international markets under Pakistan’s name. The Chamber urged the government to provide support to

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40% increase in Afghanistan’s exports during the first quarter

According to the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), Afghanistan’s exports have increased by 40% during the first quarter of the current financial year (1392). Reduction in natural disasters and transit problems at the border accompanied by higher production

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