AACC Seeks Ways To Attract U.S Investors

AACC Seeks Ways To Attract U.S Investors

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 19:12 Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 10:21 Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) officials on Tuesday said that they were struggling to attract U.S private sector investors to buy into five trade and industrial zones in Afghanistan. At a meeting ahead of the 11th annual Afghanistan-American Matchmaking Conference scheduled for […]

Afghanistan Clinches Historic ODI Win Over Zimbabwe

Afghanistan Clinches Historic ODI Win Over Zimbabwe

Saturday, 24 October 2015 20:34 Last Updated on Sunday, 25 October 2015 09:53 Afghanistan clinched a historic one-day international series over Zimbabwe after a 73-run victory in Bulawayo saw them win 3-2 on Saturday in the five-match ODI series. The Afghan team is the first non-Test-playing country to win a multi-game bilateral ODI series against […]

Afghan-Pak Trade Drops 40 Percent in Three Months: PAJCCI

Afghan-Pak Trade Drops 40 Percent in Three Months: PAJCCI

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 10:41 Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:16 Officials from the Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) said on Monday that trade between the two neighbors has dropped by just over 40 percent in the past three months. The officials believe that the recent souring of relations […]

Mawjhai Amu FC Qualifies for RAPL Semi-Finals

Mawjhai Amu FC Qualifies for RAPL Semi-Finals

Friday, 18 September 2015 19:39 Last Updated on Sunday, 20 September 2015 08:43 Mawjhai Amu FC reached the semi-finals for the first time after beating Da Abasin Sape by 1-0 earlier today in the fourth season of the Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL) tournament. The two teams didn’t disappoint fans and played an exciting game. […]

Govt to Involve Private Sector in TAPI

Govt to Involve Private Sector in TAPI

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 10:16 Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 07:53 Officials of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum said on Monday that the ministry will involve the private sector in the long-awaited Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. Officials said that private sector investment in certain technical areas of […]

$267m Worth Of Gem Stones Smuggled Annually

$267m Worth Of Gem Stones Smuggled Annually

Saturday, 22 August 2015 20:50 Last Updated on Monday, 24 August 2015 10:32 Research conducted on cross-border trade with Afghanistan and Pakistan shows that precious and semi-precious stones worth $267 million USD are being smuggled out of the country to Pakistan every year. The study, conducted by a Kabul University lecturer with the help of […]

Turkmenistan Vows Support to Afghan Carpet Industry

Turkmenistan Vows Support to Afghan Carpet Industry

Friday, 28 August 2015 21:30 Last Updated on Sunday, 30 August 2015 15:21 Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in his recent visit of Kabul promised to his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani that his Ministry of Carpet will provide technical support to the Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) in boosting the Afghan carpet industry. Ghani […]

Economists Call For Broad-Based Economic Strategies Ahead of RECCA Summit

Economists Call For Broad-Based Economic Strategies Ahead of RECCA Summit

Monday, 31 August 2015 18:22 Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:35 With the ongoing economic and financial recession currently facing the country, some Afghan economic commentators on Monday urged the government to put forward a credible and comprehensive economic plan to seek regional support to implement major regional economic and infrastructural projects. According […]