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Afghanistan Economy In Freefall

Dr Charles Miller, Researcher, Australian National University

25-Aug-21 07:30

Afghanistan Economy In Freefall

Since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, the country's economy has been in freefall - banks and money exchanges have remained shut, prices for basic commodities have surged while economic activity has ground to a halt. What kind of economic landscape could take shape under the Taliban? We discuss the scenarios and whether the international community has any leverage with ANU researcher Dr Charles Miller.

Image credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Philip See

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Noelle Lim, Khoo Hsu Chuang


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Tags:  AfghanistanMarketsEconomyReservesUSAPolicyFinanceMonetary FundFinancial ServicesGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingEconomy, MarketsPolitics, News, Current AffairsCulture, History, Heritage


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