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Gold, flour prices up, sugar, petrol, ghee down in Kabul

Gold, flour prices up, sugar, petrol, ghee down in Kabul

Oct 26, 2019 - 15:16

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The prices of gold and flour have edged up while that of sugar, petrol and ghee decreased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market sources said Saturday.

Mohammad Samim, a wholesaler in Kabul’s Mandavi Market, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the price of 49 kilograms of Kazakhstani flour increased from 1,580 Afghanis to 1,600 Afghanis.

However, he said the price of 49 kilograms of Pakistani sugar downed from 1,950afs to 1,920afs.

Samim said 24kg of Pakistani rice cost 2,200afs, a kilogram of Indonesian green tea 300afs and the same quantity of African black tea 320afs, the same rates of last week’s.

Ahmad Mustafa, who owns a grocery store in Taimani area of Kabul, sold a 50-kg sack of Kazakhstani flour for 1,650afs, a 49-kg bag of sugar for 2,000afs, 24-kg of Pakistani rice 2,500afs a 16-litre tin of ghee for 1,200afs, one-kg of Indonesian green tea for 320afs and the same amount of black African tea for 360afs—higher than wholesale rates.

The prices of gold increased.

Haji Fawad Ahmad Salehzada, a jeweler in Timor Shahee area of Kabul, told Pajhwok that the price of one gram of Arabian gold was increased from 3,000afs to 3,100afs and the same quantity of Russian variety from 2,400afs to 2,500afs.

Petrol price dipped.

Abdul Hadi, a worker at Wazirabad Fuel Station in Kabul said that the price of a liter of petrol was dipped from 52afs to 51afs while the same quantity of diesel stayed at 48afs.

 Mohammad Akram, a liquefied gas seller in Taimani area of Kabul city, said that the price of a kilogram of the commodity was 50afs.

Haji Mir Hussian Sadaqat, a moneychanger at the Money Exchange Service in Sara-i-Shahzada, said one US dollar was accounted for 78.15afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupees for 500afs against last week’s 78.30afs and 500afs.



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