First shipment of India’s wheat reaches Kabul

Sunday, 14 January 2018 03:29 Written by

The first consignment of more than 2,400 tons of wheat from India arrived in Kabul on Saturday. It is part of at least 30,000 tons of wheat so far shipped to Afghanistan through Chabahar Port.

Bagh-e-Babur attracts one million visitors a year

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 02:14 Written by

Garden of Babur, also locally known as Bagh-e-Babur, which is located in Kabul city, have become a key attraction in the capital and draw about one million local tourists and foreigners a year. 

IMF helping DAB to improve financial systems

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 03:39 Written by

Officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Sunday they will provide advice and technical support to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) to ensure Afghanistan’s financial and banking systems are stable and effective. 

Afghan returnee invests in fast food restaurant

Monday, 08 January 2018 05:10 Written by

An Afghan man who returned home after 30 years has invested a loan of 180,000 AFs in a fast food restaurant, giving employment to four people.

EU to assist Afghanistan’s trade

Sunday, 07 January 2018 03:36 Written by

The European Union in Afghanistan will provide technical and financial support to Afghanistan to improve the country’s trade and exports to world markets.

DAB to assess plan for plastic banknotes

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 03:39 Written by

Officials from the Central Bank or Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) on Monday said that the bank is assessing a plan to print plastic banknotes for the country.

Statistics show that annually banknotes to the value of over 3.3 billion Afs are aging and become out of use over time.

Afghan exports up by 27% in 2017

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 03:32 Written by

Afghanistan's exports rose by 21 percent to $723 million in 2017, according to official data.

Afghanistan and Uzbekistan will start transiting goods across the border in the near future, officials from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries said, adding that delegations from the two countries are working to make this happen.

Pak-Afghan transit trade volume declined to the tune of $1.6 billion in 2017 as transit trade from India with Afghan traders through Chahbahar port increased.

Afghanistan could join $57b CPEC, says Chinese FM

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 03:49 Written by

Afghanistan will be considered for inclusion in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Beijing hinted on Tuesday.