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    Helmand factory to buy 30000 tonnes of cotton

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  The state-run Bost Enterprise has launched a campaign to collect and buy 3000 tonnes of harvested cotton from growers in southern Helmand province.

    Business & Economics

    Buyers fill cattle markets amid high prices

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Cattle markets in various parts of the central capital have witnessed a surge in the number of buyers amid complaints about high prices of sacrificial animals ahead of the religious festival Eidul Adha.

    Business & Economics,Social

    Telecom services in Daimirdad suspended

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Two mobile phone telecommunications companies -- NTN and Etisalat -- have suspended their services in the Daimirdad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Sunday.

    Business & Economics

    Industrialists expect more investment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Association of Industrialists (AAI) on Saturday expressed optimism the unity government would attract more foreign investment.

    Business & Economics

    Gas price hike blamed on smuggling

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The smuggling of liquefied gas to Pakistan has resulted in increased prices of the commodity in southern Kandahar province, dealers alleged on Thursday.

    Women,Business & Economics

    Women’s handicrafts market opens in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A handicrafts market was inaugurated in southern Helmand province on Thursday, a project that will help women gain economic empowerment.

    Business & Economics

    Political certainty spurs afghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The afghani rose in value against major foreign currencies during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday, linking the rise to the election result that ended months of political uncertainty.   

    Business & Economics

    Not forgiving defaulters, says DABS official

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior Da Afghanistan Brishna Sherkat (DABS) official on Wednesday rejected if the company was planning to write-off two billion afghanis payable by some government offices in unpaid electricity bills.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics,Features

    Gunmen in control of sulpher deposits

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Vast deposits of sulpher, a key chemical element that the insurgents allegedly use in making bombs, exist in volatile areas of the country, experts say.

    Business & Economics

    Fuel, Gold prices drop in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of fuel and gold fell during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.