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Abreshum exhibition promotes women’s handmade products

The expo was for women only and aimed to promote their businesses and handicrafts and to encourage them to become.

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Iran opens ambitious permanent trade and expo center in Kabul

Iranian embassy tweeted the aim of the center is ‘a fundamental step for the development of trade relations between Iran.

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Afghanistan: Analysts ‘alarmed’ by development budget cut

While details of the new fiscal’s budget have not been revealed, analysts say they are very ‘concerned’ about the budget.

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Sanctions taking toll on Nangarhar factories as exports stopped

Owners say sanctions on the banking sector are one of their main problems - in addition to the ongoing electricity.

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Swiss-based Afghan Trust Fund makes $34 million in interest

The latest dividend has brought the total to $70 million in interest earned which analysts say should be used to.

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Taliban establishes ‘investment consortium’ with firms from Russia, Iran and Pakistan

The Taliban is ‘focused on launching several long term business plans’ including the consortium and special economic zones

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Thousands of trucks stuck at Afghanistan-Pakistan border crossing

As many as 6,000 trucks loaded with cargo are stranded at the key border crossing which has been closed for.

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Steel factories hit by electricity shortage in Kandahar

Factories in Kandahar’s Industrial Park are supplied with only about 8 hours of electricity a day, which has forced many.

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Dubai’s ruler stops off at expo stand of Afghan products

Sheikh Mohammed was seen at the stand belonging to Mira, a UAE initiative that represents independent farmers across Afghanistan

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Kandahar exports its first batch of asafetida juice

Farmers and chamber officials say that the low-maintenance and water-wise Hing plant could be a good alternative to poppy cultivations

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