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Ghee prices down by 5afs in Kabul

Ghee prices down by 5afs in Kabul

Mar 24, 2011 - 19:26

KABULinfo-icon(PANinfo-icon): Only ghee prices slightly downed in Kabul city this week, with rates of other daily-use commodities staying unchanged, retailers said on Thursday.

A five-kilo ghee cane was sold for 335 afghanis ($7.37) against its last week's price of 340 afghanis ($7.48), head of Food Traders' Union, Fazal Rahman said.

A kilo of black African tea sold for 180 afghanis and the same amount of green tea for 150 afghanis, he said.

The price of a 50 kilogram of Brazilian sugar was worked out at 2,000 afghanis, a 50 kilogram bag of Pakistani flour at 970 afghanis and the same amount of Pakistani rice accounted for 2,200 afghanis, according to Rahman.

The rate of one kilogram of gas stayed unchanged at 48 afghanis, a gas seller in Taimani neighborhood, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The rate of per 560 kilograms of pealed oak was about 5,100 afghanis and that of un-peal 4,900 afghanis and of cedar 4,800 afghanis, a stall owner in Qala-i-Wakeel area, Shamsul Haq, said.

One litre of diesel priced at 55 afghanis, the same price for a similar amount of petrol, filling station owner, Hayatullah, in Abdul Haq Square, said

Abdul Baseer, a jeweller in the upscale Lesa-i-Mariam neighbourhood, said one gram of Arabian gold was sold for 1,750 afghanis and the same amount of Iranian gold for 1,450 afghanis.

Moneychanger Abdul Khaliq, said the buying rate of a US dollar was 45.35 afghanis and 1,000 Pakistani rupees cost 532 afghanis. Last week's exchange value of a greenback stood at 45.35 afghanis and 1,000 Pakistani rupees at 530 afghanis.



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