Afghanistan’s chamber of commerce and industry in a statement on Monday, October 4 said that they want more facilitation between them and the traders of the neighboring countries.

The Afghan traders said that the recent political changes in the country stained their relations with not only the neighboring countries but all countries in the world.

They said that their ongoing relations with the neighboring traders have negatively affected demand and supply in Afghanistan’s market and have caused a spike in prices particularly in the prices of fuel.

The statement reads that, as winter is approaching there is high demand for fuel and firewood in the country but their supply from the neighboring countries is at its lowest level.

The statement warns that people will face serious problems in winter if the problem is not addressed.

The end of contracts of fuel and gas and the lack of banking services in Afghanistan have caused the prices of gas and fuel to rise.

Afghanistan’s chamber of commerce and industry calls on Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan, and other neighboring countries to have good relations with the Afghan traders and added that political affairs must not overshadow trade and commerce.

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  • Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.