Afghanistan Joins South Asia Trade Group

October 5, ( India announced Afghanistan’s membership of the South Asia Free Trade Organisation (SAFTA), which President Karzai had recently expressed Afghanistan’s interest in joining.

Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the country’s membership of SAFTA, and urged to bring more equality between Afghanistan’s import and export levels.

The Import Development Department (IDD) said membership of SAFTA will positively impact on the export of the Afghanistan’s domestic produce.

SAFTA currently has eight members.