Economic
Iran begins gasoline rationing, raises prices

Iran begins gasoline rationing, raises prices

Iran has begun rationing on the purchase of gasoline and substantially increased the price of fuel in a move to assist the needy.
16 November 19 - 00:27
20 New Factories Established in Herat’s Industrial Park

20 New Factories Established in Herat’s Industrial Park

With an investment of over $50 million, 20 new factories have been established in Herat’s Industrial Park over the past 8 months.
10 November 19 - 22:58
Germany Pledges 72 Million Euros to Afghanistan

Germany Pledges 72 Million Euros to Afghanistan

Germany has pledged 72 million euros in aid to Afghanistan during a meeting between State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Martin Jaeger, and ...
3 November 19 - 23:16
Afghanistan Increases Use of Renewable Energy Sources

Afghanistan Increases Use of Renewable Energy Sources

Afghanistan’s renewable energy resource potential is estimated at over 300,000 megawatts, with hydropower currently being the main source of renewable energy.
2 November 19 - 00:10
Confidence-building for presence of Afghan private sector in Chabahar, a top priority: official

Confidence-building for presence of Afghan private sector in Chabahar, a top priority: official

The Director General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Department General Behrouz Aghaei said that building confidence for active presence of Afghanistan’s private sector in Chabahar ...
28 October 19 - 23:06
Afghanistan Kicks Off Tender For Another 40 MW Solar Project

Afghanistan Kicks Off Tender For Another 40 MW Solar Project

The Ministry of Energy & Water has issued a tender for a 40 MW solar project at an unspecified location in Herat province.
28 October 19 - 15:28
Feature: Afghan farmers eye China with optimism for exports of pomegranates

Feature: Afghan farmers eye China with optimism for exports of pomegranates

The southern Kandahar province and neighboring states in the war-battered Afghanistan are famous for their flavorsome pomegranates and farmers are looking to international markets including ...
24 October 19 - 09:58
Iran capable of boosting electricity exports to Afghanistan

Iran capable of boosting electricity exports to Afghanistan

 Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said the country is cable of boosting its electricity exports to Afghanistan under the framework of the two sides’ energy agreements, IRIB reported on ...
20 October 19 - 10:52
Afghanistan, Azerbaijan Discuss Role of Oil & Gas Cooperation in Developing Economic Relations

Afghanistan, Azerbaijan Discuss Role of Oil & Gas Cooperation in Developing Economic Relations

The Afghan Minister of Commerce and Industries of Afghanistan Ajmal Ahmadi leading a high level delegation met with President of Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev.
13 October 19 - 23:12
Afghan pine nuts production increases: local media

Afghan pine nuts production increases: local media

Afghan farmers hoped to harvest up 24,000 tons of pine nuts in 2019, as the production of the valuable dried fruit increased 10 percent compared with last year, a local on-line news agency Wadsam ...
9 October 19 - 22:07