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    GSM, 3G services soon: ministry

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has said it intends switching to GSM technology from CDMA-based mobile phone services in order to bring down calling rates.



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    Khost offers vast investment opportunities: AISA

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) has said the eastern Khost province offer immense and vast investment opportunities. 



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    Joint Afghan-Pak trade fair begins in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The second joint three-day Afghanistan and Pakistan trade fair got underway in the capital Kabul on Thursday, a show aimed at sharing experiences and improving bilateral business ties, organisers said.



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    Afghani dips versus US dollar, gas up

    KABUL (PAN): The afghani dipped against the US dollar during the outgoing week in Kabul, where gas prices soared and other daily-use commodities rates stayed stable, retailers said on Thursday.



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    ‘Trust deficit should not hurt Afghan-Pak trade’

    KABUL (PAN): A senior Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) official on Wednesday said trade relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan should not be affected because of a trust deficit between the two neighbouring countries.



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    Illegal precious stone excavation rampant

    JALALABAD (PAN): Precious and semi-precious stones are being illegally excavated and traded in eastern Nuristan province in the absence of government’s writ, an official complained on Wednesday.



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    Services, construction sector slows down

    KABUL (PAN): The manufacturing sector picked up greater steam this year, compared with 2012, but construction and service sector activity declined sharply, a new survey by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) revealed on Tuesday.



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    BSA signing to stem capital flight: ACCI

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Tuesday pleaded with the government for signing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States to prevent capital flight from the country.



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    ‘Aynak mine project offers opportunities but challenges persist’

    KABUL (PAN): Presenting its much-awaited report on the vital Aynak mine project on Tuesday, the Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) report discusses the opportunities‐challenges in the prevailing con



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    Iran sanctions relief to spur Afghan exports

    KABUL (PAN): Economists on Monday hoped the recent agreement between Iran and six world powers would leave a positive impact on Afghanistan’s economy and trade relations with different countries.