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Flour price down, ghee up in Kabul

Flour price down, ghee up in Kabul

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Nov 16, 2019 - 18:24

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The price of flour has dipped while that of ghee increased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market source said Saturday.

Mohammad Samim, a wholesaler in Kabul’s Mandavi Market, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the price of 49 kilograms of Kazakhstani flour dipped from 1,650 Afghanis to 1,600 Afghanis while the rate of 16 liters of Khurshid ghee increased from 1,150afs to 1,200afs.

Hwoever, other commodities’ rates remain stable.

Samim said that the price of 49 kilograms Pakistani sugar cost 1,920afs, 24kg of Pakistani rice 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 1,750afs, a 49-kg bag of sugar for 2,000afs, 24-kg of Pakistani rice 2,500afs a 16-litre tin of ghee for 1,300afs, one-kg of Indonesian green tea for 320afs and the same amount of black African tea for 360afs—higher than wholesale rates.

Fuel rates also remain unchanged.

Abdul Hadi, a worker at Wazirabad Fuel Station in Kabul said that the price of a liter of petrol was 51afs and the same quantity of diesel 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 Fawad Ahmad Salehzada, a jeweler in Timor Shahee area of Kabul, told Pajhwok that the price of one gram of Arabian gold was 3,000afs and the same quantity of Russian variety 2,500afs, the same rates of last week’s.

Haji Mir Hussian Sadaqat, a moneychanger at the Money Exchange Service in Sara-i-Shahzada, said one US dollar was accounted for 78.35afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupees for 495afs against last week’s 78.10afs and 493afs.

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