BAZAR: Absence Of Standard Packaging Facilities Discussed
In addition to problems faced by Afghan exporters, the lack of standard packaging facilities and the lack of awareness among farmers and businessmen about trade regulations outside the country has had a major impact on the sector.
A number of businessmen and exporters said that government must take action to solve the problems and solve their challenges in the export sector – both domestically and internationally.
In this episode host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Sayed Azim Mustafa Hashimi, head of the Fruit and Vegetables Department of EPAA.
Mohammadi also discusses the issue of smuggling saffron into Afghan by syndicates who then label it an Afghan product and sell it on international markets. Mohammadi chats to Barakat Rahmati, head of a saffron company.
Meanwhile host Mohammadi discusses the increase in food prices with Abdul Wasi Haidari an economist.