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Gold, rice, ghee prices down in Kabul

Gold, rice, ghee prices down in Kabul

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20 Mar 2021 - 14:24
Gold, rice, ghee prices down in Kabul
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20 Mar 2021 - 14:24

KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold, rice and ghee have dipped while the rates of fuel have increased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market sources said Saturday.

Mohamad Javid, a jeweler in Lycee Mariam area of Kabul, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the price of one gram of Russian gold decreased from 3,050 Afghanis to 2,700 Afghanis and the same quantity of Arabian variety from 3,550afs to 3,500afs.

Mohammad Omaid Hussain, a wholesaler in Kabul Mandavi Market said that the price of a tin of 16 liters of Malaysian ghee dipped from 1,620afs to 1,600afs, 24 kilograms of Pakistani rice from 2,400afs to 2,300afs, a kilogram of Indonesian green tea from 330afs to 300afs and the same quantity of African black tea from 330afs to 320afs.

However, he added that 49 kilograms of Kazakhstani flour cost 1,700afs and the same quantity of Indian sugar 2,250afs, the same rates of last week’s.

Hamid Sufizada, a retailer in Dahan-e-Bagh area of Kabul, said that the price of 49kg of Kazakhstani flour was 1,750afs, 49kg of Indian sugar 2,400afs, 24kg of Pakistani rice 2,400afs, a tin of 16 liters of Malaysian ghee 1,650afs, a kilogram of Indonesian green tea 320afs and the same quantity of African black tea 350afs.

The price of petrol has slightly increased.

A worker of Hashemi Fuel Station in Taimani area of Kabul said that the price of a liter of petrol was increased from 45afs to 46afs while the same quantity of diesel stood at 48afs.

Mohammad Sharif, a liquefied gas seller in Kulola Poshta area of Kabul said that one kilogram of the commodity cost 60afs, the same rate of last week’s.

Haji Hussain, owner of Sadaqat Money Exchanger Service in Kabul said that one US dollar accounted for 77.20afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupees 488afs, against last week’s 77.50afs and 486afs.

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