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Firewood prices down more than 7pc in Kabul

12 Dec 2020 - 17:50
12 Dec 2020 - 17:50

KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood have decreased while that the price of Arabian gold increased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market sources said Saturday.

Qudratullah, a firewood seller in Charahi Shahid area of Kabul told Pajhwok Afghan News that the price of a ton of coal was dipped from 7,600 Afghanis to 6,500 Afghanis and 560 kilograms of peeled oak from 9,000afs to 7,800afs.

He said that the reason behind reduced prices was low demand.

Fuel prices remain unchanged

Mohammad Sharif, a gas seller in Kolola Pushta area of Kabul, said that the price of one kilogram of gas was 55afs.

A worker of Hashemi Fuel Station in Charahi Taimani area of Kabul said that one liter of diesel cost 38afs of petrol 37afs.

The price of Arabian gold has increased.

Mohammad Javid, a jweller in Lycee Maryam area of Kabul, said that the price of one gram of Arabian gold increased from 3,700afs to 3,800afs.

However, he said that the price of one gram of Russian gold stayed at 3,100afs.

Hamid Sufizada, a retailer in Dahn-i-Bagh locality, said that the price of 49kg of Kazakh flour was 1,800afs, 50kg of Indian sugar 2,300afs, 24kg of Pakistani rice 2,450afs, 16 liters of Malaysian ghee 1,500afs, a kilogramo f Indonesian green tea 320afs and the same quantity of African black tea 350afs.

Mohammad Omid Hussain, a wholesaler in Kabul Mandavi Market, said the wholesale price of 50kg of Indian sugar was 2,270afs, 50 liters of Malaysian ghee 1,450afs, a bag of 49kg of Kazakh flour 1,730afs, a kilogram of African black tea 320afs and the same amount of Indonesian green tea 300afs.

Haji Hussain, owner of Sadaqat money exchange service, said the value of one US dollar was 77afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupee exchanged for 479afs, against last week’s 76.80afs and 479afs.


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