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2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part B

Investigating the recession of the carpet industry and its negative effects on the afghan economy


Author(s): Farida Sarwari

Abstract: The carpet weaving industry has long been popular among all Afghans, especially Turkmen and Uzbeks, and they have made great strides in this field. The people of Afghanistan trade through this handicraft, which helps to develop the economy of the Afghan people. But now, carpet weaving has lost its importance compared to the past, and the carpet industry is facing a recession, the negative and negative effects of which have overshadowed the country's economy. According to statistics, from 2003 to 2008, about 2 million square meters of carpets were produced annually in the country. According to the surveys, it has been clarified that in 9 Northern provinces of Afghanistan, 1.5 million square meters of carpets were produced annually. If the carpets are exported through Afghanistan, the net profit will be more than $ 350 million annually. The Afghan treasury enters the treasury, and Afghan carpets have won first place in several exhibitions held in European countries in recent years. Carpet exports have been declining over the past few years, with about 80% of exports declining. Afghanistan's carpet production has increased from 1068679 square meters in 2008 to 382534 square meters in 2010. In the first six months of 2010, 208,000 square meters of carpets worth $ 76,400,000 were exported outside Afghanistan. In the first six months of 2009, however, this amount of "354,000 square meters" of carpets worth $ 13,002,692 was exported out of Afghanistan. But in Afghanistan, there are currently 200 carpet companies that produce 500,000 square meters of carpets annually. About 812,000 people are engaged in carpet weaving. The total number of carpet weaving machines in Afghanistan reaches 40,000. In terms of color, flowers and design, more than 500 types of carpets are woven throughout Afghanistan. Given the importance of the carpet industry and its role in the economic growth and development of the country, it is necessary to pay attention to this industry and try to empower carpet producers by emphasizing its fundamental importance. To study the main causes of the recession in the Afghan carpet industry, the rate of decline in exports of the Afghan carpet industry, the main solutions and the way out of the recession in the Afghan carpet industry

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How to cite this article:
Farida Sarwari. Investigating the recession of the carpet industry and its negative effects on the afghan economy. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2021;3(1):76-80.
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