This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.
Last Published: 4/17/2016
This section draws largely on research, market evaluations, and case studies conducted by the organizations listed below.  Complete materials can be found on their websites.
Afghan Investment Support Agency/
Investment opportunity brochures and market studies
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Investment Horizons: Afghanistan study
World Bank
Afghanistan Economic Update and World Bank Doing Business 2012 reports
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
Market case studies in raisins, carpets, and construction materials
Donors and international financial institution-funded activities in the sectors discussed in this chapter generate business opportunities for interested companies.  Please consult the Project Financing section for more details on the activities of organizations such as USAID, World Bank and the Asia Development Bank and how firms can receive notification on procurements and contracting.
For other business opportunities for interested companies including investment events and trade shows please visit the event calendar at the Afghanistan Investment and Reconstruction Task Force website:

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