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Political certainty spurs afghani

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Sep 25, 2014 - 15:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The afghani rose in value against major foreign currencies during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday, linking the rise to the election result that ended months of political uncertainty.
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In Afghanistan, last decade witnesses fuel prices doubled

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Aug 30, 2014 - 16:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Crude oil rates fluctuate in Afghanistan less frequently than in other neighbouring and regional countries, a Ministry of Commerce and Industries official says, indicating price stability. But statistics collected by Pajhwok Afghan...
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Insecurity, lousy road undercut port value

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Aug 23, 2014 - 16:14
BADAKHSHAN (Pajhwok): Multiple problems have forced traders to spend more on transporting their imports through Sher Khan and Hairatan ports instead of Ishkashim in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday.
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Flour price up in, other items steady

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Aug 07, 2014 - 12:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of flour increased, but rates of other commodities remained unchanged during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Nimroz revenue sees huge boost

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Jul 20, 2014 - 14:10
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz custom has significantly increased during the first half of the ongoing financial year, an official said on Sunday.
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Prices of food items go up in Kabul

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Jun 19, 2014 - 11:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of several food items went up during the outgoing week in the capital Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Petrol up, flour & gold down in Kabul

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May 29, 2014 - 13:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of petrol soared while rates of flour and gold decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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Trilateral transit trade agreement on cards

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May 24, 2014 - 16:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral agreement on transit and commercial cooperation would be inked among Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan, an official said on Saturday.
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ANSA gets new laboratory building

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May 20, 2014 - 17:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Afghanistan National Standard Authority (ANSA) laboratory was inaugurated in Kabul on Tuesday, an official said.
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Traders feel secure in Balkh, Kandahar

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May 14, 2014 - 18:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Small and medium-sized enterprises in northern Balkh and southern Kandahar are satisfied with their security, but those in Kabul are worried about the security environment, a survey revealed on Wednesday.
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Afghanistan’s export up by 33pc: ACCI

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May 03, 2014 - 17:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Saturday said the country’s exports witnessed a 33 percent increase during the current year, compared with 2013.
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Nimroz custom revenue increased this year

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Apr 26, 2014 - 14:22
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz custom has been increased during the first three months of the ongoing financial year as compared to the same period last year, an official said on Saturday.
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Foreign firms get a month to pay taxes

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Apr 01, 2014 - 18:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on Tuesday said it had set a one-month deadline for 15 foreign companies to pay taxes to the government in line with the law of the land.
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‘Mafia’ continues selling substandard fuel

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Mar 02, 2014 - 19:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Gas and oil businessmen on Sunday alleged “the oil mafia and its cronies” in the government had allowed the sale of low-quality petroleum products in the bazaar, a claim dismissed by the Norms and Standards Department.
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Corruption main hurdle to investment: ACCI

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Feb 27, 2014 - 19:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Conference and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday said administrative corruption has been the main hurdle to investment in Afghanistan.
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Pakistan, Afghanistan to double trade volume

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Feb 24, 2014 - 17:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): At the conclusion of the 9th Joint Economic Commission (JEC) session, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday decide to double their bilateral trade volume from $2.5 billion to $5 billion and initiate economic projects of mutual interest.
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Pakistan road blockade irks Afghan traders

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Dec 30, 2013 - 10:46
KABUL (PAN): Afghan officials have complained to Pakistani business leaders regarding the frequent closure of the land route through northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to protests and insecurity, a report said on Monday.
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Online public credit registry on the cards

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Dec 16, 2013 - 19:31
KABUL (PAN): For the first time, an online public credit registry system is being launched in Kabul to reduce risks, ensure transparency in loans, speedy transactions and healthy competition.
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Security deal impasse sparking capital flight

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Dec 16, 2013 - 15:58
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Banks Association (ABA) on Monday said the delay in signing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States had caused capital flight from the country.
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$5b Pak-Afghan trade target unattainable

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Dec 07, 2013 - 14:24
KABUL (PAN): A research report suggests trade target of $5billion between Afghanistan and Pakistan set for the fiscal year 2015 is unlikely to be achieved, thanks to increasing Iranian exports into Afghan market.
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