Economic
Oil prices up as US, China restart trade talks

Oil prices up as US, China restart trade talks

Crude oil prices were slightly up at opening on Tuesday as the U.S. and China's restart of trade talks provided optimism for investors who expect poor global economic growth and low overall ...
12 December 18 - 05:50
French president announces minimum wage rise

French president announces minimum wage rise

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced a minimum wage rise in the country following weeks of civil unrest. 
12 December 18 - 05:37
First Export Shipment Set For Lapis Lazuli Route

First Export Shipment Set For Lapis Lazuli Route

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) on Tuesday said Afghanistan is preparing to export the first shipment of products through the Lapis Lazuli Transit, Trade and Transport Route within the ...
12 December 18 - 04:58
Afghanistan Hopeful about Replacing Opium Crops with Saffron

Afghanistan Hopeful about Replacing Opium Crops with Saffron

At a sprawling government agricultural research farm in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, workers are now picking tiny purple flowers.
12 December 18 - 04:12
Afghanistan’s Unemployment Rate of 30% is Highest in the World

Afghanistan’s Unemployment Rate of 30% is Highest in the World

According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), Afghanistan presently has the highest unemployment rate in the world.
12 December 18 - 04:04
Income from saffron exports to Afghanistan returning to Iran

Income from saffron exports to Afghanistan returning to Iran

Iranian companies, which trade saffron from Afghanistan, return foreign exchange from exporting it to Iran, an official of the Iranian Ministry of Agriculture Jihad Department of Medical Plants ...
10 December 18 - 04:51
IMF Approves $6.2 Million for Afghanistan Under the Extended Credit Facility

IMF Approves $6.2 Million for Afghanistan Under the Extended Credit Facility

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the Fourth Review of Afghanistan’s economic program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) during its board meeting ...
9 December 18 - 02:13
Saudis paid for 500 rooms at Trump hotel in 2016: Report

Saudis paid for 500 rooms at Trump hotel in 2016: Report

Shortly after US President Donald Trump’s election victory in 2016, lobbyists working on behalf of Saudi Arabia’s government paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for rooms in his hotel, a new ...
8 December 18 - 03:16
OPEC, allies agree to cut oil output by 1.2M barrels

OPEC, allies agree to cut oil output by 1.2M barrels

OPEC and its allies announced Friday crude output cuts of 1.2 million barrels per day (mbpd) to balance the global oil market.
8 December 18 - 00:15

4 projects 167m afghanis inaugurated in Parwan

Four projects worth 167 million afghanis were inaugurated in central Parwan province on Thursday and work on another three projects launched, officials said Thursday.
6 December 18 - 18:56