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Flour, gold prices dipped in Kabul markets

Flour, gold prices dipped in Kabul markets

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1 May 2021 - 17:24
Flour, gold prices dipped in Kabul markets
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1 May 2021 - 17:24

KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of flour and gold have dipped while that of sugar and cooking oil increased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market sources said Saturday.

Zamari Safi, head of Food Traders Union in Kabul, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the wholesale price of 49 kilograms of Kazakhstani flour dipped from 1,750 Afghanis to 1,660 Afghanis.

However, he said that the rate of a bag of 49 kilograms of Indian sugar increased from 2,200afs to 2,290afs.

Safi said that other food items’ rates remain steady. He said that a bag of 24kg of Pakistani rice cost 2,200afs, a kilogram African black tea 330afs and the same quantity of Indonesian green tea 280afs.

Hamed Sofizada, a retailer in Dahan-i-Bagh market in Kabul, said a 49kg bag of Kazakhstani flour cost 1,700afs, a 49kg sack of Indian sugar 2,350afs and a 24kg bag of Pakistani rice 2,300afs.

A 16 liters tin of Malaysian ghee cost 1,750afs, one kilogram of Indonesian green tea 300afs and the same quantity of African black tea 350afs, he said.

Gold prices dipped.

Mohammad Javid, a jeweler in Lycee Mariam area of Kabul, said that the price of one gram of Arabian gold was dipped from 3,600afs to 3,500afs and the same quantity of Russian variety from 3,000afs to 2,900afs.

A worker of Hashemi Fuel Station in Taimani area of Kabul said the price of one liter of diesel stood at 50afs and the same quantity of petrol at 46afs.

Mohammad Sharif, a liquefied gas seller in Kolola Pushta area of Kabul said the price of one kilogram of the commodity remained unchanged 60afs.

Haji Hussain, owner of the Sadaqat Money Exchange Service in Kabul, said one US dollar accounted for 77.50afs and 1,000 Pakistani rupees 493afs, against last week’s 77.45afs and 492afs.

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