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Gold, fuel prices down in Kabul

Gold, fuel prices down in Kabul

Jun 13, 2013 - 12:06

KABULinfo-icon (PAN): Gold and fuel prices fell during the outgoing week in Kabul, where the rates of other commodities stayed unchanged, jewllers and retailers said on Thursday.

The price of one gram of Arabian gold declined from 2,300afs to 2,200afs and the same quantity of the Iranian variety from 1,900afs to 1,800afs, said Abdul Basir, a jeweler in the Lycee-i-Maryam neighbourhood.

Fazul-Rahman, the Food Traders' Union chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News last week’s price of 65afs to 57afs, while diesel sold for 55afs, the same as last week, said a filling station worker in the Dasht-i-Barchi area, Mohammad Hadi.

A dealer in the Taimani locality of Kabul, Zubaidullah, said one kg of liquefied gas stood at 45afs -- the same as last week.

The price of one litre of diesel edged down by an afghani from 60 to 59afs and petrol from 56 to 55afs, said bdul Hadi, in charge of the a pump station in Wazirabad area.

Moneychanger Ahmad Shah put the exchange rate of one US dollar at 55.50afs and 1,000 Pakistaninfo-icon rupees at 550afs. Last week, dollar's exchange value was 55.85afs while 1,000 Pakistani rupees accounted for 557afs.


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