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Petrol, diesel prices down in Kabul

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Jan 01, 2015 - 14:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of diesel, petrol and ghee edged down, as compared to last week, retailers said on Thursday. The rate of one litre of petrol decreased by one afs while, one litre diesel rate had decreased from 49 to 48 afgs, Abdul Saboor...
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Balkh oil refinery resumes production (Video)

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Dec 24, 2013 - 11:00
MAZAR-I-SHARIF ( PAN ): An oil-processing plant owned by the Ghazanfar Group has resumed activities after four months of closure at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, officials said on Monday. Having the capacity of refining 500 tons of...
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson,...
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Kabul blaze death toll mounts to 11 (Video)

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Jul 05, 2012 - 18:08
KABUL (PAN): Eleven people were killed and nearly 155 others injured when gas cylinders stored in a factory exploded, igniting a massive blaze in the Paktia Kot locality on the eastern outskirts of central capital Kabul, authorities said on Thursday...
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Uruzgan elders voice support for govt

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Apr 28, 2012 - 19:42
TIRINKOT (PAN): Nearly 500 tribal elders and residents on Saturday made a courtesy call on Governor Amir Mohammad Akhunzada in central Uruzgan province, to declare their support for the government against insurgents in their areas.
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Bids for oil, gas extraction to be called on March 7

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Feb 18, 2012 - 16:47
KABUL (PAN): A bidding process for oil and gas extraction in the 31000 square kilometres Afghan-Tajik basin in the northeast would start on March 7, an official said on Saturday.
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Wrong competition sends fuel prices soaring: Ahadi

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Jan 26, 2012 - 19:54
KABUL (PAN): The commerce and industries minister on Thursday said wrong competitions among Afghan traders in bidding for fuel imports from Turkmenistan have sent prices soaring in Afghanistan.
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Private firms issued fuel import licences

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Jan 25, 2012 - 18:20
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Commerce and Industries had issued fuel import licences to some private firms to meet public demand and stem the influx of substandard supplies to the market, a Cabinet minister said on Wednesday.
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Kabul receives 1,000 tonnes of diesel from Russia

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Jan 16, 2012 - 18:21
KABUL (PAN): Of the total 5,000 tonnes of diesel purchased from Russia, 1,000 tonnes have reached Kabul, an official said Monday. The rate of one litre of diesel has been fixed at 60 afghanis at government-run filling stations.
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Afghanistan to become self-sufficient in fuel by 2015

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Jan 01, 2012 - 19:58
KABUL (PAN): Mines Minister Wahidullah Shahrani on Sunday said Afghanistan would not only become self-sufficient in fuel production, but would also export it to other countries by 2015.
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50,000 tonnes of fuel to be imported from Turkmenistan

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Dec 13, 2011 - 18:03
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan would import 50,000 tonnes of fuel from neighbouring Turkmenistan in the near future, the minister of commerce and industries said on Tuesday. A delegation would be sent on December 28 to Turkmenistan, which had agreed to...
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Firewood price shoots up in Paktia

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Dec 12, 2011 - 16:27
GARDEZ (PAN): The price of firewood had registered a three-fold increase, compared to last year, in the southeastern province of Paktia, resident complained on Monday. The price of 560 kilograms of firewood has jumped to 7,000 afghanis ($143.5) from...
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Petrol price up, food unchanged

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Dec 08, 2011 - 15:00
KABUL (PAN): The prices of edibles stayed unchanged during the outgoing week in Kabul, but the diesel rate went up, retailers said on Thursday.
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Despite promises of cut, gas price spirals

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Nov 30, 2011 - 18:24
KABUL (PAN): Despite government promises of cutting the gas price to 55 afghanis ($1.13) per kilogram, the rate in Kabul has shot up to 130afs, dealers said on Wednesday. Residents complained that in addition to the hike, there was a shortage of gas...
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Soaring coal prices worry Bamyan residents

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Nov 28, 2011 - 16:08
BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Residents say coal prices have increased in central Bamyan province, where extraction work at two mines is in full swing.
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Gas price in Kabul to be cut in 2 days

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Nov 21, 2011 - 20:51
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Ministry of Commerce Officials promised on Monday gas prices would be lowered to 55 afghanis ($1.13) within two days, saying they had signed an agreement with three major importers. On Sunday, a delegation of officials from the...
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Govt can't fix gas prices: ACCI

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Nov 21, 2011 - 19:43
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Monday blamed the government for fixing gas prices, saying that it did not have the power to do so.
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Gas price will be lowered in 2 days: ministry

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Nov 19, 2011 - 18:16
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Commerce and Industries on Saturday renewed its promise to lower the price of liquefied petroleum gas to 55 afghanis ($1.1) per kilo within two days. A kilo of gas is currently selling for 75 to 100 afs in Kabul.
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Ministry fails to control gas price hike

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Nov 17, 2011 - 16:32
KABUL (PAN): Despite a promise by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) to lower gas prices to 55 afghanis per kilogram, the rate remains between 70 and 90 afs in Kabul.
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500,000 tonnes of Kazakh fuel to be imported

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Oct 03, 2011 - 17:09
KABUL (PAN): The Afghan government has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan on the import of 500,000 tonnes of fuel, an official said on Monday. The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has started preparations for the import, a ministry spokesman,...
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