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Regulatory Agency Sites
The Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) regulates broadcasting, post, and telecommunications in Afghanistan. ATRA is responsible for implementing regulatory policies to service providers, providing advice to operators, issuing licenses, monitoring compliance with legislation, assigning radio frequencies, dealing with consumer complaints & disputes, encouraging investment, and much more.
The Investment Support Agency of Afghanistan aims to promote business growth, foreign investment, and cross-border partnerships through proper regulations and policies. This site contains a list of laws, current industrial parks, and reasons to invest in Afghanistan among other resources.
The goal of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MCI) 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 MCI as well as contact information for the MCI's staff.
A non-profit organization, the Afghan Chamber’s aim is to promote Afghan trade and industries at home and abroad. Apart from general information on the economy, trade, industry, imports/exports and other aspects of Afghanistan, the site also features a business directory and a section on business opportunities and private investment laws. The site is available in English and Arabic.
This section of Culture Crossing includes basic cultural practices in Afghanistan for greetings, personal space, gestures, and eye contact. It also includes general business etiquette in the country related to meetings, dress, negotiations, gift giving, and more.
Building Market is an organization that building markets, creating jobs and sustaining peace in developing countries by championing local entrepreneurs and connecting them to new business opportunities. Under the 'Private Sector Overviews' section, it provides the reports based on the surveys and interviews with buyers and businesses operating in local markets. It also provides business portals for Afghanistan, Haiti, Liberia, Burma, and Timor-Leste.