Afghanistan

Afghanistan - Initial Market Price Bulletin for the month of November 2017 (Reported in December 2017)

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- Wheat: The current average wheat price in main cities’ markets of Afghanistan (AFN 23.5/Kg) is negligibly lower by 0.1% compared to the same time last year (November 2016) and negligibly higher by 1.1% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months (Novembers 2012 - 2016).
- Wheat flour (High Price): The current retail price (AFN 27.8/kg) is slightly lower by 4.6% compared to the same month last year (November 2016), and slightly lower by 7.7% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months.
- Rice is considered as the 2nd main staple food in Afghanistan. The current average retail price of Low Quality Rice (AFN 44.2/kg) is slightly higher by 4.8% compared to the same month last year (November 2016), and slightly higher by 3.3% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months. The current average price of High Quality Rice (AFN 85.2/kg) is significantly higher by 12.5% compared to the same month last year (November 2016), and slightly higher by 4.4% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months.
- Pulses: The current retail price (AFN 86.8/kg) is significantly higher by 13.5% compared to the same month last year (November 2016), and significantly higher by 33.7% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months.