The word saffron goes back as far as 10,000 years. Saffron is said to be derived from the word “zarparan” in Dari language of Afghanistan, which means a flower with its stigma valued at the same price as gold. It is pronounced differently in different languages. In Pashto and Arabic it is more…
Afghanistan’s thriving carpets and textiles trade is a legacy of the country’s rich craftsmanship, commercial history and diverse culture. World-renowned for their intricate designs, Afghan carpets reflect the heritage of cottage-based craftsmanship passed through generations of families. more…
According to British Geological Survey, Afghanistan has a great variety of precious and semi-precious stones with 73 records of mines, deposits, occurrences and showings. In fact, some of the earliest records of mining anywhere in the world are from Afghanistan, dating back more…
About 60 percent of the world’s dried fruits and nuts came from Afghanistan prior to 1980. As Afghan farmers continue to work toward rebuilding what was destroyed from years of war, with a great deal of international assistance, there is immense potential for Afghanistan to increase more…
Afghanistan Business Council China (AFG-BCC), is an independent non-profit organisation promoting bilateral trade, investment and economic cooperation between Afghanistan and China.
AFG-BCC strives to play an active and influential role in fostering a healthy environment for trade, business and economic cooperation between Afghanistan and China through its corporate members, extensive regional knowledge, innovative business-to-business dialogue and strong government support.
AFG-BCC aims to become the leading channel through which Chinese companies can find credible partners to do business in Afghanistan and encourage greater Chinese investment in some of Afghanistan’s most dynamic sectors such as mining, oil and gas, energy and power generation, telecommunication, transport and logistics, construction, agriculture, leisure and hospitality industry.
As Afghanistan’s economy grows and Afghan businesses plan to diversify, AFG-BCC actively promotes China as an ideal location for Afghan businesses to invest and assists them in finding the perfect business sector and partners. Our extensive business networks, substantial experience and bilingual staff mean that all our efforts will be directed in the most efficient way to represent our member’s interests.
In simple terms, AFG-BCC helps:
(1) Chinese companies interested in investing and doing business in Afghanistan.
(2) Afghan companies interested in investing and doing business in the China.