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Afghanistan: Countrywide Weekly Market Price Bulletin, Issue 108 (Covering second week of June 2022)

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• During the third week of June 2022, the price of wheat flour, pulses, and cooking oil remained stable compared to the previous week. A significant spike in the price of basic food commodities was reported during the first week of June.

• The value of the Afghani against the US Dollar remained stable at 89.6. Afghanistan continues to face severe liquidity challenges, as cash shortages restrict daily transactions at banks and markets.

• The price of diesel increased by 11 percent for the second consecutive week. Price increases are expected to continue due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

• The Terms of Trade (TOT) for both casual labour and pastoralist TOT improved by 2 percent compared to last week