The ministry said they are trying to market Afghanistan’s marble around the world, especially in China and Arab countries.
BAZAR: Concerns Over Trade Deficit Discussed
Afghan commerce and industries minister Humayun Rasa said the trade deficit is a big challenge for the country and that an increase in the export of marble could help resolve this problem to some extent.
Industry experts have meanwhile called for problems in the marble sector to be resolved in order to boost investment.
In this episode of Bazar host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Abdul Qadir Muhibi, the deputy head of the Stone Industry Association of Afghanistan.
Host Mohammadi also discusses the recent spate of downed electricity pylons by the Taliban in Baghlan province and the effect on businesses with Sayam Pasarlai spokesman for the ministry of commerce and industry.
In addition, host Mohammadi discusses investor interest in the country with Hidayatullah Slimankhail, the head of the Registration and Licensing Department at the Central Registry Office of the Ministry of Commerce.