Tolo News: Afghan citizens complained of an increase of worn-out banknotes in Kabul markets, saying the issue has caused them serious challenges. “Almost 80% of the Afghanis are worn-out. There are no new banknotes in the markets,” said Jaafar, a resident of Kabul. “It is not clear if new Afghanis have been printed or not.
Tolo News: The Islamic Emirate has denied allegations by the head of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Afghanistan that Afghanistan’s central bank is unable to convert dollars into Afghan currency. Earlier, Reuters quoted a senior UNDP official as saying that although the organization had $135 million in the International Bank of Afghanistan (AIB), it
8am: On Thursday, February 3, a senior UN official said that the organization has $135 million in a bank in Afghanistan, however, it cannot use it because Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) has not been able to exchange the amount of money into afghanis. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: The Afghani (AFN) has rebounded in recent weeks to a stronger 94 AFN to the US dollar, after its recent plunge which at one stage saw the currency fall to a low of 130 AFN to the dollar. According to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) spokesman Inamullah Samangani, the stronger AFN comes on the
Tolo News: Afghan currency has stopped its steep drop against the dollar, which severely affected food prices across the country. On Wednesday, one US dollar was exchanged for 102 Afs. On Tuesday money exchangers said a US dollar was traded for around 123 Afs, and in some cases 130Afs. Today, one US dollar is being
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty December 14, 2021 Afghanistan’s central bank on December 14 took steps to stop a steep drop in the country’s currency after it lost almost 12 percent of its value against the dollar in a matter of hours the day before. The central bank said it had held a number of meetings with foreign
Margaret Besheer VOA News December 13, 2021 U.N. humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths says Afghanistan needs flexible and sustained international funding before the end of this year to prevent the further collapse of the economy, and he will press the United States to help during meetings in Washington next week. “What we have become very painfully
Tolo News: The value of Afghan currency continues to drop against the US dollar as the country’s economy is on the verge of collapse. The price of one dollar was over 110 Afs on Sunday. The union of money exchangers of Surah-e-Shahzad said the lack of sufficient dollars available in the market is the main
8am: Sarai Shahzada exchange market announced that one dollar was exchanged for 100 afghanis in this market today (Tuesday, December 7). This is the first time the value of a US dollar has risen to three digits against the Afghan currency since the publication of the current banknotes. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: The largest currency exchange market in Kabul now has been crowded with people and the Afghani has dropped to its all-time low. Before the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA)’s takeover of Kabul in mid-August, one U.S. dollar was equal to about 70 Afghanis. But now the exchange rate hovers around 90 Afghanis to the