Manufacturing sector down by 20 percent

Monday, 20 February 2017 03:57 Written by

The manufacturing sector in Afghanistan shrunk by 20 percent in 2016, the Afghan Industrial Association said at a press conference in Kabul on Saturday.

Belarus and Afghanistan plan to set up joint food processing ventures, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry.

Govt takes control of Kapisa mines after 13 years

Monday, 13 February 2017 03:17 Written by

The government has retaken control of some important mineral deposits in the Ala Sai district of central Kapisa province after 13 years, local officials say.

Feb 10 Eleven years after its first big mining privatisation, the Afghan government has abruptly cancelled the contract, highlighting the unpredictable nature of investing in a sector seen as crucial to the country's economic development.

Pakistan’s cement exports to Afghanistan decline

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 04:19 Written by

Pakistan’s cement exports to landlocked Afghanistan declined by 10.88 percent over the past seven months, July 2016 to January 2017, manufacturers say.

Officials in Ministry of Finance (MoF) have insisted transparency on credit cards tax collection, saying Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) despite of controlling and monitoring the process, they should also launch transparency while collection of credit cards taxes.

New tax law draft ready for approval

Monday, 06 February 2017 05:16 Written by

Officials in Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) attended the ceremony held over taxation campaign assessment week in Kabul, said new draft for collecting taxation is ready for approval it will facilitate the way of receiving taxes from the different classes of taxpayers.

Officials at Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) have expressed concerns saying, the country’s carpet weaving industry is at the risk of ruin amid officials in Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) claimed that carpet industry exportation to abroad have increased significantly.

Afghanistan's Public Health Ministry has prohibited the import of medicines from 90 foreign firms, citing poor quality.

NPC approves contracts worth 7.4 billion AFN

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 03:31 Written by

The Afghan government has approved contracts worth 7.4 billion AFN during a meeting of the National Procurement Commission.