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Kabul: Data provided by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) has shown trade volume between Afghanistan and three Central Asian republics – Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan – has increased in the current year, amid decline in business with Pakistan, media reports said. more
Afghanistan: Businesses in Kandahar planning to move to Iran, Pakistan

Kandahar, Afghanistan: Kandahar’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said factory owners, who are currently operating from Afghanistan, are planning to move their business operati ...

Afghanistan economy in ‘freefall’, threatening to take entire population with it

New York: Afghanistan’s economy is in “free fall”, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told a special meeting on Sunday, warning that if decisive and compassionate actio ...

Urgent measures needed to restore Afghanistan's chaotic financial system, says UN

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: The problem of financial and bank payment systems in Afghanistan, which are currently "in disarray", must be resolved quickly to minimise negative impacts on ...

Afghanistan’s farmers, herders desperate for seed, food and cash

Kabul: “Catastrophic and famine-like conditions” hang over Afghanistan’s farmers and herders, whose needs continue to worsen with the onset of winter, UN humanitarians s ...

China-Afghanistan resumes trade despite no rush in recognizing Taliban govt

China and Afghanistan, a country now ruled by Taliban forces, seem to be resuming trade relationships and it is evident after the arrival of 45 tonnes of Afghan pine nuts at Shanghai&rsqu ...

$667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis

New Yrok: Afghanistan’s economy is imploding, with all but three per cent of households expected to fall below the poverty line in coming months, the UN said on Thursday.

Taliban rule: IMF predicting 30 pct shrink in Afghanistan’s economy

The International Monetary Fund has said in its  latest regional economic report that the gross domestic products of Afghanistan could see a 30 percent contraction after the Taliban ...

Afghanistan Conflict: Airspace revenue drops, airline industry struggles amid Taliban takeover

Experts say the recent suspension of flights has harmed the airline industry and the closing of Afghan airspace has caused revenue to plummet.

IMF says its funds for Afghanistan is 'on hold'

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently announced a $650 billion Special Drawing Rights (SDR) allocation for member countries but Afghanistan, a nation now controlled by Taliban, w ...