Afghanistan: Resources

Government Resources
Statistics Office
Central Banks
Export Promotion Agency
Investment Promotion Agency

Regulatory Agency Sites

Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA)

The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) aims to promote business growth, foreign investment, and cross-border partnerships through proper regulations and policies. This site contains a list of laws and procedures, current industrial parks, and information about investment opportunities in Afghanistan. Some site content only available in Persian. 

Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA)

The Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) regulates broadcasting, post, and telecommunications in Afghanistan. Its site contains information regarding regulations and licensing within the industry, policies and guidelines, recent news, upcoming events, and statistics.

Afghanistan: Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MOCI)

The goal of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MOCI) is to promote the development and growth of private sector enterprises through the development of the appropriate policies. This website contains all of the publications and regulations made by the MOCI as well as contact information for the MOCI's staff. Trade agreements, information concerning imports and exports, and licensing instructions are also included in the site.

Other Resources

Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI)

A non-profit organization, the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) aims to promote Afghan trade and industries at home and abroad. The site provides information about laws and regulations, importing and exporting, and starting a business in Afghanistan.

Building Markets

Building Markets is an organization that builds markets, creates jobs, and sustains peace in developing countries by championing local entrepreneurs and connecting them to new business opportunities. The site also provides business portals for Afghanistan, Haiti, Liberia, Burma, Mozambique, and Timor-Leste. Relevant news, media coverage, and market overview coverage for certain countries is also available on the site.