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Afghanistan achieves WTO membership

(Last Updated On: November 29, 2015)


Officials in Ministry of commerce and industry have stated that Afghanistan will be achieving the memberships of the world trade Organization at the end of 2015.

They have stated that by having the following membership positive changes will appear in Afghanistan’s business system.

Afghanistan has been trying to have the following membership since 2009 fortunately they have been capable to meet its goal and at the end of the 2015 the memberships will be granted by the World Trade Organization to Afghanistan.

The memberships will allow Afghanistan to export its domestic goods with low taxes to the world business markets.

Officials in the Ministry of commerce and industry also stated that membership will also impact on problems of business and transit of Pakistan-Afghanistan and to pave the way for smooth business way.

Ministry of commerce and industry Spokesman Musafir Quqandi said,” we will have the memberships of world trade organization by the end of 2015, and it will have its positive impact on business process.”

But officials in chamber of commerce and industry in Afghanistan have explained that the following membership will not be the benefits of Afghanistan.

The industrial deputy of Afghanistan Baz Mohammad Baz said,” it will provide obstacles for Afghan business men and will discourage others for investing in the country.”

Its said that more than three decades of insecurity in Afghanistan has impacted negatively on business system of the country but officials in Government of Afghanistan claimed that there is golden opportunity is provided for investors to invest in Afghanistan.

Reported Nabila Hafizi


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