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How to revive Afghanistan's economy? Taliban reforms, country's ex-central bank says.

Aug 16, 2022
About $7 billion in Afghan Central Bank assets remain frozen in the U.S. Could those funds be used to relieve the country's humanitarian crisis?
Poverty, acute hunger, and inflation have soared since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan in August 2021. The nation's former central bank governor says until the Taliban makes changes to policies the international community opposes, the economy will remain at a standstill.
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Head of Afghan central bank warns of further economic collapse under Taliban

Aug 18, 2021
Ajmal Ahmady, whose dramatic exit from the country was described in viral tweets, says inflation and poverty will likely rise.
Neat piles of Afghan currency are shown at the central bank in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2002.
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Cutting the Taliban off from global trade could be a tall order

Aug 17, 2021
The U.S. has already frozen Afghan assets in this country.
Pedestrians pass Afghanistan's Kabul Bank in 2010. The Taliban, which have retaken control of the country, remain under long-standing U.S. financial sanctions.
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