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Afghan-Pakistan transit trade partially resumes

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Apr 11, 2020 - 09:59
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Dozens of trucks loaded with transit trade goods have entered Afghanistan via the Torkham border, officials say. In compliance with government directives, police allowed 37 trucks stranded in various parts of Khyber district to...
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‘New national trade policy to help improve economic growth’

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Oct 17, 2019 - 19:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has endorsed the country’s first national trade policy, which sets out a five-year agenda for overcoming challenges that Afghan businesses face in tapping into international value chains, a joint statement...
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Trade 20pc down at Hairatan, Aqina ports due to insecurity

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Sep 01, 2019 - 19:19
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Traders and their representatives in northern Balkh province say commercial activities declined by 20 percent at Hairatan and Aqina ports due to recent insecurity in northern provinces. They say the Taliban also collect...
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Trade be facilitated between Afghanistan, SCO countries: Karzai

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May 29, 2018 - 19:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Foreign Minister Hikmat Khalil Karzai has stressed the need for sustainable regional cooperation for security and economic development. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) quoted Khalil as emphasizing the...
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Af-Pak trade via Torkham further declines

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Apr 17, 2018 - 16:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Chamber of Commerce and Industry officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday said trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan through the Torkham border had further declined. The fall was linked to problems Afghan traders...
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Women exclusive trade center inaugurated in Kandahar

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Mar 22, 2018 - 20:04
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The deputy governor on Thursday inaugurated an all- women trade center built by a businesswoman in the capital of southern Kandahar province.
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Afghanistan, Iran trade $2.48b goods in 11 months

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Mar 19, 2018 - 10:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Iran traded 5.32 million tonnes of non-oil commodities worth $2.48 billion in 11 months till Feb. 19, a news report said on Monday. In terms of tonnage and value, the commodity exchange growth of 18.64 percent and 8...
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Afghan businessmen more pessimistic than before

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Aug 09, 2017 - 21:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new survey shows businessmen’s optimism has further declined in Afghanistan during the first quarter of the current solar year , compared to the same period last year.
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Mohib, Grieco discuss Afghan-US trade relations

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May 16, 2017 - 15:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan ambassador to the US, Hamdullah Mohib, on Tuesday met the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) chairman, Jeffrey Grieco. “Today, I met with AACC chairman Jeffrey Grieco. We discussed upcoming plans for AACC as well...
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Afghan traders to strike major deals at Indian tradeshow

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Nov 15, 2016 - 16:33
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok) Afghanistan ’s leading wholesale traders of fresh and dried fruits, carpets, marble and jewelry are expected to strike major deals at the India International Trade Fair (IITF underway November 14-27 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi...
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Accord reached on Afghan-Pak joint trade centres

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May 04, 2016 - 19:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Wednesday said joint centres to promote business relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be created in Kabul and Islamabad this solar year .
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Insecurity affects trade activities in Badakhshan

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Mar 05, 2016 - 16:56
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials say the ongoing insecurity in northern Badakhshan province has badly affected business activities and discouraged investments. Abdul Haseeb Daqiq, an official at the provincial economy department, estimated at $...
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Zakhilwal, Dar agree on greater economic cooperation

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Feb 14, 2016 - 12:11
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal and Pakistan ’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar have agreed on the need for enhanced economic cooperation between Kabul and Islamabad. During a meeting in Islamabad on Saturday, Zakhelwal and...
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Pakistan restrictions impeding Afghan-India trade

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Aug 13, 2015 - 14:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has said restrictions on transit of Afghan goods through Pakistan 's Waga Port are the biggest hurdle to expanding the trade volume between India and Afghanistan .
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Govt urged to ensure standard, quality of domestic products

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Jun 24, 2015 - 18:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Wednesday expressed concerns over lack of implementation of standards and norms on domestic products.
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Despite Iranian curbs, Nimroz revenue up

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Dec 22, 2014 - 20:36
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz province has significantly increased, but officials on Monday complained the Iranian government had banned the entry of some transit trucks coming to the port.
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Gold rate up, fuel and afghani down

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Dec 18, 2014 - 13:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold jumped while the rates of fuel decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Deal inked to promote Islamic banking

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Dec 08, 2014 - 19:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Monday signed an agreement with two companies to promote Islamic banking in the country.
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Afghani dips, oil, gas, gold prices down

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Nov 20, 2014 - 17:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The afghani dipped versus US dollar and prices of petroleum products, liquefied gas, ghee and gold declined during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Ghani's Pakistan visit to boost Afghan economy

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Nov 17, 2014 - 18:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan would help improve bilateral relations in areas of economy, trade and investment, Afghan trader representatives said on Monday.
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