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    Business & Economics

    French firm enters Afghan lubricant market

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Elf Aquitaine, a French Oil Company has entered the Afghanistan market on Saturday in a bid to launch partnership with local firm in the lubricant sector.

    Business & Economics

    Sar-i-Pul shawl sewing industry on path to progress

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): The shawl sewing industry has been developed tremendously in the northern Sar-i-Pul province but the manufacturer demanded a suitable market and allocation of more funds to further promote handicraft industry.

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    Gas, gold prices down, food stable in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of liquefied gas and gold dipped and that of other essential daily-use commodities stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Samangan coalmines revenue dips

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The prolonged electoral crisis has led to an unprecedented decline in revenue from coalmines in the Dara-i-Suaf district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics

    DT broadcasting system launched in Kabul


    KABUL (Pajhwok): For the first time, a Digital Television Broadcasting System (DTBS) has been launched in the capital Kabul on Sunday.

    Business & Economics,Features

    Ainak copper mine extraction can cause environmental pollution

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  The excavation process of Ainak copper mine in central Logar province in a non-professional way would leave far-reaching negative impact on environment and affect lives of thousands of locals, environmental and mining experts warned.

    Governance,Business & Economics,Features

    In Afghanistan, last decade witnesses fuel prices doubled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Crude oil rates fluctuate in Afghanistan less frequently than in other neighbouring and regional countries, a Ministry of Commerce and Industries official says, indicating price st

    Business & Economics

    Protracted poll process hits fuel trade

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Businessmen from the northern zone said on Friday the prolonged election process had left a deeply negative impact on trade activities and dealt a severe blow to security.

    Business & Economics

    Gas, sugar prices go up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of liquefied gas, petrol and sugar jumped during the outgoing week in Kabul, with efforts ongoing to bring down the gas rate, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Takhar gold mine contract seen as illegal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The contract for the Nuraba and Semti gold mines has been awarded on the basis of favoritism and in a non-transparent manner. The contractor has failed to pay taxes and adopt measures for protecting the environment, experts allege.