PRODUCTION AND EXPORT OF ALMONDS – A CASE STUDY OF AFGHANISTAN


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  • FARIDULLAH AHMAD ZAI, P. RADHIKA and SEEMA

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Agriculture sector in Afghanistan contributed 24.32 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2014-15. The agriculture sector’s share in overall employment in Afghanistan is 59 per cent. The totalexports from Afghanistan were US$570.5 million in 2014-15. The major export items were carpets and rugs (17% of the total export of the country), dried fruits (37%), medicinal plants (6%), fresh fruits (5%), skin (2%) and other items (33%). Hence, dry fruits constitute an important export item from Afghanistan.

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2017-02-22

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2017-02-23

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PRODUCTION AND EXPORT OF ALMONDS – A CASE STUDY OF AFGHANISTAN. (2017). The Journal of Research, PJTSAU, 44(1 & 2). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/TJRP/article/view/68040