Afghanistan Joins South Asia Trade Group
October 5, (quqnoos.com): India announced Afghanistanâ€™s membership of the South Asia Free Trade Organisation (SAFTA), which President Karzai had recently expressed Afghanistanâ€™s interest in joining.
Afghanistanâ€™s Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the countryâ€™s membership of SAFTA, and urged to bring more equality between Afghanistanâ€™s import and export levels.
The Import Development Department (IDD) said membership of SAFTA will positively impact on the export of the Afghanistanâ€™s domestic produce.
SAFTA currently has eight members.