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Prices of fuel & gas up, sugar down in Kabul

Prices of fuel & gas up, sugar down in Kabul

Aug 25, 2016 - 20:57

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The prices of fuel and gas increased while that of sugar dipped during the outgoing week in the capital Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

Abdul Hadi, a fuel station worker in Wazirabad locality, said the price of one litre of petrol increased from 40 afghanis to 41 afghanisand the same quantity of diesel from36 to 37afs.

Mohammad Sharif, a dealer in Taimani locality, said the price of a kilogram of liquefied gas jumped from 45afs to 50afs.

Food Traders Union head, Fazal Rahman, said the price of a 49-kilogrambag of Pakistani sugar decreased from 2,500afs to 2,450afs.

But he added a 16-litre bucket of Shaista ghee cost 1,050afs, a 24.5kg sack of Pakistani rice 1,550afs and a 49kg bag of Kazakh flour 1,280afs. These rates stayed unchanged

A shopkeeper in Kabul Market, Haji Rahmatullah, sold one kilogram of African black tea accounted for 260afs and the same amount of Madina green tea for 240afs.

But wholesale prices varied from retail rates. A retailer in Taimani area, Abdul Wakil, sold a 24-kg sack of rice for 1,800afs and a 50-kg bag of Kazakh flour for 1,350afs. Last week’s wholesale price of Kazakh flour was 1,300afs

Similarly, he sold a 49-kg bag of sugar for 2,500afs, a 16-kg tin of Shaista ghee for 1,220afs, a kilo of black tea for 280afs and the same quantity of green tea for 260afs.

Mohammad Fawad, a jeweller in Timor Shahi neighbourhood, said one gram of Arabian gold cost 2,450afs and thesame quantity of the Russian variety 1,950afs.

According to the Sara-i-Shahzada Moneychangers Union, the value of one US dollar stood at 66.90 afghanis and 1,000 Pakistani rupees at 624 Afghanis.

Last week’s rate of one dollar was 67.45afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupees 623afs.



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