Latest News for: Afghanistan market


Smuggling causes 60pc drop in people’s purchasing power

The News International 11 Dec 2023
The sale of essential goods has witnessed around 60% decline in recent months, attributed to skyrocketing prices, especially for sugar, flour, and pulses in local markets ... Trucks are pictured at the zero point Torkham border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan, in Nangarhar province on December 6, 2023.

Kubota Vision Announces Agreement with AUROLAB for Development, Manufacturing, Supply, and Distribution License of eyeMO

Pharmiweb 06 Dec 2023
AUROLAB intends to commercialize eyeMO in its core markets of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, as well as select underserved markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East ... in promoting eyeMO in the global market.

Afghanistan raises duty on Pakistan kinnow, growers concernd

Fresh Plaza 05 Dec 2023
The new duty stands at Rs ... Afghanistan has traditionally been a crucial market for Pakistani kinnow, but recent measures by the Afghan government against its import pose challenges for exporters ... The Afghan market represents nearly half of total Pakistani kinnow exports ... ....

Russia's Vladimir Putin to visit UAE, Saudi Arabia: What's his plan

Hindustan Times 05 Dec 2023
Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked if Putin would discuss possible coordinated actions on global oil markets during his Gulf trip, said such talks were held within the OPEC group but the issue was always on the agenda ... by the oil market ... China's reform message to Afghanistan's Taliban.

Senate panel defers legislation on salt exports

Dawn 05 Dec 2023
ISLAMABAD ... The country’s exports of raw salt are between $30 to $50 million per annum ... He mentioned that this commodity has an estimated annual market of billions of dollars, which is further growing on an annual basis ... It was informed that the main markets for the fruit’s exports are Afghanistan, UAE, Russia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, and Indonesia ... .

Initiative underway to allocate land for returning traders and investors

Khaama Press 04 Dec 2023
Afghanistan Chamber of Industries and Mines’ deputy head, Sakhi Ahmad Payman, highlighted the potential for investments to thrive in Afghanistan, given its consumer market and capacity. Efforts by the joint chamber of commerce of Afghanistan and Pakistan are focused on ...

Kabul raises customs duty on kinno by over 43pc

Dawn 01 Dec 2023
Mr Tarar says that Afghanistan is a big market for Pakistani kinno but the Kabul government is repeatedly taking steps against imports of the citrus fruit as it has increased the duty from Rs2.02m to Rs2.9m immediately, while last year it had pushed the tax from Rs0.53m to Rs2.02m.

Senate finance panel told: ‘Banks accepted Rs42.8bn cash deposit by one non-filer without due diligence’

The News International 30 Nov 2023
The FBR also conceded that its investigation into the trade gap with China in the shape of under-invoicing stood in the range of $2 to $3 billion instead of $8 billion on an annual basis, calculated by the International Trade Centre’s Market Analysis and Research Guide.

Less than 6 months after opium pods intercepted in Wilmington port, more seized

Delaware Online 30 Nov 2023
Opium traded in Helmand despite pledge to ban cultivation. Opium farmers in Afghanistan are still selling their harvest to smugglers at a weekly market in Helmand province, the country's opium heartland. AP. Six months after U.S ... The 3-kilogram package — or 7 pounds, 10 ounces — was found on Tuesday ... Opium can also be injected or made into a pill.

From the archives, 2012 | 7-Eleven, Afghan-style: Commercialized corruption suspected as US goods land on shelves in Kabul

Stars and Stripes 29 Nov 2023
While the shelves of American military stores in Afghanistan are nearly empty, American products pack the shelves at Kabul’s “Bush Market,” which specializes in goods apparently stolen from American supply convoys ... Likewise, if there is a coalition base in Afghanistan, it is “very ...

‘Bush Market’ in Kabul, 2012

Stars and Stripes 29 Nov 2023
... exchange stores in Afghanistan, but, like many other supplies, ended up in the bazaar, a black market for stolen U.S.

Iran and India discuss formation of regional contact group for Afghanistan

Khaama Press 27 Nov 2023
Iran’s special representative for Afghanistan, Hassan Kazemi Qomi, recently held a meeting with J.P ... Chabahar Port’s strategic significance lies in providing Afghanistan access to diverse markets, such as Europe, the Middle East, India, and China, thereby bolstering Afghanistan’s global trade relationships.

Feature: Pine nut exports to China spur job opportunities for Afghans 27 Nov 2023
27 (Xinhua) -- As one of the daily wagers involved in cleaning pine nuts on the outskirts of Kabul, the national capital of Afghanistan, Khala Fatima was delighted to witness more such nuts exported to China ... The price of 1 kg of pine nuts in the local market is 3,000 afghanis (about 43 U.S.

Skyscraper-studded Dubai has flourished during regional crises. Could it benefit from hosting COP28?

Tyler Morning Telegraph 26 Nov 2023
The massive Jebel Ali Port, the U.S ... It opened in 1979, just ahead of the Iran-Iraq War ... Today, it is dwarfed by all the towers that followed, fueled by a boom in the city's real estate market that came with a 2002 decision to allow foreigners to own property. That decision came after the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan started, and just before the U.S.

Afghanistan: Bookstore owners, publishing houses express concern over lack of book markets

Beijing News 24 Nov 2023
Bookstore owners and publishing houses have expressed concern over the lack of book markets in Afghanistan and said that they have lost 50 per cent of their customers in over two years, Afghanistan-based TOLO News reported ... operate in Afghanistan are facing economic challenges.