This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.
Last Published: 4/17/2016
Afghanistan formerly produced substantial quantities of cotton and sugar (beet and cane) crops well suited to the climate of some regions of the country.  Foreign investment has been involved in the rehabilitation of former state-owned enterprises in these areas as well as in Greenfield operations.  The Spinzar plant in Kunduz and the Balkh Gin and Press in Mazar-e-Sharif were privatized under a long term leasing agreement with cotton specialist Dagris of France. KWS of Germany has successfully invested in a joint venture sugar factory in Baghlan.  Similar opportunities exist for interested investors.

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Afghanistan Food and Beverage Trade Development and Promotion