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    ‘Mafia’ continues selling substandard fuel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gas and oil businessmen on Sunday alleged “the oil mafia and its cronies” in the government had allowed the sale of low-quality petroleum products in the bazaar, a claim dismissed by the Norms and Standards Department.



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    Afghan firms win $8m worth contracts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan companies signed contracts worth more than $8 million for the country’s high-quality agricultural produce with international buyers during the five days of the Gulfood Exhibition held in Dubai.



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    Corruption main hurdle to investment: ACCI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Conference and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday said administrative corruption has been the main hurdle to investment in Afghanistan.



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    Oil, gas, gold, sugar prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of petroleum products, gas, gold and sugar declined in the central capital Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.



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    Mines sector can generate a million jobs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former minister of mines and petroleum Ibrahim Adil has said the mining sector of Afghanistan has greater potential that can generate one million jobs for the Afghan youth.



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    Central Asians meet to boost trade ties

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Dozens of businessmen from neighbouring Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan on Tuesday joined their Afghan colleagues in the capital of northern Balkh province at a day-long conference on improving trade relations.



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    Pakistan, Afghanistan to double trade volume

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At the conclusion of the 9th Joint Economic Commission (JEC) session, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday decide to double their bilateral trade volume from $2.5 billion to $5 billion and initiate economic projects of mutual interest.



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    Afghan fruits feature at Dubai food festival

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Organic pomegranates, apples, saffron, melons, dried fruit, and nuts produced by more than 20 Afghan companies were on display in Dubai as the Middle East’s biggest annual food exhibition opened its doors, USAID said on Monday.



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    Greater trade on agenda as JEC meeting begins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal and his Pakistani counterpart Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday discussed a range of options to expand the volume of bilateral trade.



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    Dar due in Kabul to attend JEC meeting

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s minister for finance, revenue, economic affairs, statistics and privatisation is arriving on a three-day visit to Afghanistan on Saturday to attend the 9th Pak- Afghan Joint Economic Commission (JEC).