As the Taliban seizes control of Afghanistan, the macroeconomic outlook for the country is rapidly worsening.
On Tuesday, the USD/AFN exchange rate increased rapidly from 80 to 86, after briefly touching 100. However, the outlook for Afghanistan’s Afghani ( AFN ) is much worse than even those numbers show. Frozen Reserves
The Central Bank of Afghanistan (or Da Afghanistan Bank – DAB ) holds about $10.0 billion in international reserves. This includes foreign currency, U.S. treasuries and gold.These reserves previously helped stabilize the value of a country’s currency, just like gold did in the past. However, much of these […]
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