Afghanistan: Countrywide Weekly Market Price Bulletin, Issue 68 (Covering 4th week of August 2021) 29 August 2021



• This week, Price of most food items climbed due to uncertain current situation.

• Political instability and demand pressure for foreign currencies led to exchange rate increases by 4.6% .

• As most of the basic foods are imported, any drop in the value of the Afghani led to an increase in food prices

• Work opportunities drastically declined by nearly 20% across the country.

• Both ToTs continued to deteriorate as a result of decline in labour wage and sheep price