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Gold, essential items’ rates remain stable in Kabul

Gold, essential items’ rates remain stable in Kabul

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Jan 05, 2019 - 18:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The prices of essential items and gold remain unchanged in the capital Kabul this outgoing week, market sources said Saturday.

Food Traders Union head in Kabul, Fazal Rahman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 50 kilograms of Kazakhstani flour cost 1,320 Afghanis, 24 kilograms of Pakistani rice 2,000 Afghanis, 49kg of Pakistani sugar cost 1,720afs and a tin of 16 liters of Khurshid cooking oil 1,000afs.

Noor Ahmad Khairkhwa, a tea seller in Kabul Mandavi, said a kilogram of Indonesian green tea cost 280afs and the same amount of African black tea 300afs -- same prices as last week’s.

Ahmad Wali Panjsheri, who owns a grocery store in Dahn-i-Bagh area of Kabul, sold a 50-kg sack of Kazakhstani flour for 1,400afs, a 49-kg bag of sugar for 1,800afs, 24-kg of Pakistani rice 2,400afs a 16-litre tin of ghee for 1,100afs, one-kg of Indonesian green tea for 300afs and the same amount of black African tea for 350afs—higher than wholesale rates.

The prices of fuel also remain stable.

Abdul Hadi, a worker at Wazirabad Fuel Station in Kabul, said that one liter of petrol cost 54afs and the same quantity of 54afs this week.

Ahmad Javid, a liquefied gas seller in Taimani area of Kabul, said the price of one kilogram of the commodity stood at 60afs.

Khan Mohammad, a firewood seller in Charahi Shaheed area of Kabul said the price of 560 kilograms of peeled oak was 6,900afs and the same quantity of cedar 6,700afs, no changes have recorded in the firewood rates.

Haji Fawad Ahmad Salehzada, a jeweler in Timor Shahee area of Kabul, said that the price of one gram of Russian stood at 1,950afs and the same quantity of Arabian variety at 2,450afs, the same rates of last week’s.

According to Haji Mir Hussian Sadaqat Money Exchange Service in Sara-I-Shahzada, one US dollar accounted for 75.60afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupees 538afs against last week’s 75.30afs and 539afs.

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