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Afghanistan, Iran trade $2.48b goods in 11 months

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Mar 19, 2018 - 10:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Iran traded 5.32 million tonnes of non-oil commodities worth $2.48 billion in 11 months till Feb. 19, a news report said on Monday. In terms of tonnage and value, the commodity exchange growth of 18.64 percent and 8...
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Afghan businessmen more pessimistic than before

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Aug 09, 2017 - 21:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new survey shows businessmen’s optimism has further declined in Afghanistan during the first quarter of the current solar year, compared to the same period last year.
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Mohib, Grieco discuss Afghan-US trade relations

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May 16, 2017 - 15:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan ambassador to the US, Hamdullah Mohib, on Tuesday met the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) chairman, Jeffrey Grieco. “Today, I met with AACC chairman Jeffrey Grieco. We discussed upcoming plans for AACC as well...
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Afghan traders to strike major deals at Indian tradeshow

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Nov 15, 2016 - 16:33
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok) Afghanistan’s leading wholesale traders of fresh and dried fruits, carpets, marble and jewelry are expected to strike major deals at the India International Trade Fair (IITF underway November 14-27 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi...
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Accord reached on Afghan-Pak joint trade centres

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May 04, 2016 - 19:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Wednesday said joint centres to promote business relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be created in Kabul and Islamabad this solar year.
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Insecurity affects trade activities in Badakhshan

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Mar 05, 2016 - 16:56
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials say the ongoing insecurity in northern Badakhshan province has badly affected business activities and discouraged investments. Abdul Haseeb Daqiq, an official at the provincial economy department, estimated at $...
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Zakhilwal, Dar agree on greater economic cooperation

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Feb 14, 2016 - 12:11
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal and Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar have agreed on the need for enhanced economic cooperation between Kabul and Islamabad. During a meeting in Islamabad on Saturday, Zakhelwal and Dar...
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Pakistan restrictions impeding Afghan-India trade

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Aug 13, 2015 - 14:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has said restrictions on transit of Afghan goods through Pakistan's Waga Port are the biggest hurdle to expanding the trade volume between India and Afghanistan.
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Govt urged to ensure standard, quality of domestic products

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Jun 24, 2015 - 18:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Wednesday expressed concerns over lack of implementation of standards and norms on domestic products.
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Despite Iranian curbs, Nimroz revenue up

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Dec 22, 2014 - 20:36
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz province has significantly increased, but officials on Monday complained the Iranian government had banned the entry of some transit trucks coming to the port.
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Gold rate up, fuel and afghani down

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Dec 18, 2014 - 13:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold jumped while the rates of fuel decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Traders complain of illegal taxes

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Dec 17, 2014 - 17:26
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Traders on Wednesday complained about what they called illegal taxes on the Nimroz-Kandahar highway and said the situation was discouraging them.
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Deal inked to promote Islamic banking

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Dec 08, 2014 - 19:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Monday signed an agreement with two companies to promote Islamic banking in the country.
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Gold, rice & diesel down in Kabul

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Dec 04, 2014 - 14:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold, rice and diesel decreased while other essential items stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Afghani dips, oil, gas, gold prices down

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Nov 20, 2014 - 17:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The afghani dipped versus US dollar and prices of petroleum products, liquefied gas, ghee and gold declined during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Ghani's Pakistan visit to boost Afghan economy

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Nov 17, 2014 - 18:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan would help improve bilateral relations in areas of economy, trade and investment, Afghan trader representatives said on Monday.
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Firewood, gas rates go up in Kabul

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Nov 06, 2014 - 15:07
KABUL (PAN): The prices of firewood and liquefied gas went up while the rates of gold dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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New Kabul City to become future trade hub

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Nov 04, 2014 - 20:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): The New Kabul City’s development authority and the British-Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BACCI) on Tuesday inked an agreement on cooperation in areas of mutual benefit.
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Bamyan has workforce, but no factory

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Oct 27, 2014 - 18:41
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): There is no dearth of workforce in central Bamyan province, but so far no factory has been established to utilise the potential, a trader said on Monday.
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Kunduz dried fruit business picking up

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Oct 21, 2014 - 15:27
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Dried fruit exports from northern Kunduz province have fallen, but the business has started picking up after the new government’s installation, officials said on Tuesday.
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