Gold prices down, food & fuel stable in Kabul
KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of gold decreased and of daily-use items remained unchanged during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
Mohammad Sami Raouf, a jeweler in Shar-i-Naw city of Kabul, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the price of one gram of Arabia gold edged down from 2,100 afghanis to 2,050 afghanis and the same quantity of the Russian variety from 1,750afs to 1,700afs. He linked the decline in gold price to international trends.
Ghulam Sakhi, a fuel station worker in Kabul, sold a liter of petrol for 49afs and the same quantity of diesel for 40afs, the same prices as of last week’s.
Mohammad Javid, a liquefied gas seller in Kolola Pushta area neighbourhood of Kabul, sold a kilogram of the community for 50afs the same rate as last week.
Food Traders Union head Fazal Rahman said 49-kg bag of Pakistani flour cost 1,450afs, the same amount of Pakistani sugar 1,980afs, 24.5kg of rice 1,650afs and 16 liters of Shahista ghee 1,000afs.
A tea wholesaler Ashiqullah sold a kilogram of Madina green tea for 220afs and the same quantity of African black tea for 240afs.
However, Ahmad Javid, a retailer in Dahan-i-Bagh area sold 49kg of sugar for 2,050afs, 16 liters of Shahista ghee for 1,080afs, 50kg of flour for 1,550afs, 24kg rice for 1,800afs, a kilogram of African black tea for 270afs and the same quantity of Madina green tea for 260afs.
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