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Information Assests are Reinventing How we Conduct Business

Last week, the Chamber signed an MoU with Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) to assume ownership and operations of PDT’s flagship Marketplace Afghanistan project.

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Impact to the Private Sector of the Security Transition and Projected Reduction in Development Aid

A U.S. Congressional study evaluating U.S. assistance to Afghanistan reports that Afghanistan could suffer a severe economic depression when foreign troops leave in 2014.

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Tracking the National Business Agenda - Toward Business Climate Monitoring

I want to thank those of you who took the time to write to me after my last communication entitled, Information is the Oxygen of International Trade.

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Information is the Oxygen of International Trade

Last week, ACCI signed a MoU with USAID/TAFA to establish Trade Service Centers in Jalalabad, Kabul, and Kandahar. The Centers will serve as information hubs in these strategic transit cities.

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How Afghanistan Can Leverage Turkey’s Quality Premium to Boost Exports?

Several days ago, we inaugurated the First International Afghan-Turkish Construction Materials and Home Appliances Exhibition, an event jointly organized by ACCI and Afghan-Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen Association (ATSIAD).

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What Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Said to the Private Sector

The Honorable Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, Chairman of Afghan Transition Coordination Commission (TCC) recently met with the private sector to discuss the economic dimensions of the security transition process for the period 2011-2014.

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Leveraging Bilateral Trade Arrangements

This past Saturday, ACCI signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish an Afghan-Turkish Business Council with representative secretariats at ACCI-Kabul and at the Foreign Economic Relations Board in Istanbul.

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Education and Growth of the Private Sector are Inextricably Linked

The recent news related to the formation of a consortium of private institutions of higher education that will grant significant education subsidies to 16,000 qualified students is emblematic of an emerging belief: that education and growth of the private sector are inextricably linked.

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