Government Resources

Statistics Office
Central Banks
Export Promotion Agency
Investment Promotion Agency

Regulatory Agency Sites

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.

Provided by the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency, Invest in Afghanistan serves as a resource for those wishing to do business with or in Afghanistan. General economic, political, social, and infrastructure information is provided by the site as well as a country profile. An investment opportunities section provides information regarding Afghanistan's most popular industries. There are also dedicated sections of reasons to invest in the country, processes of starting a business, and success stories. 

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

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