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Doing Business in Afghanistan

The U.S. Commercial Service offers customized solutions to help businesses expand into Afghanistan.  Our global network of trade specialists will work one-on-one with you through every step of the process, helping you to:


  • Target the best markets
  • Promote your products and services to qualified buyers/partners
  • Meet the best distributors and agents for your products and services
  • Overcome potential challenges or trade barriers
  • Gain access to the full range of U.S. Government trade promotion agencies and their services, including export training and potential trade and capital financing sources


The U.S. Commercial Service in Afghanistan, represented by a Commercial Officer and Commercial Specialist, offers the standard U.S. Commercial Service services such as matchmaking, due diligence and market research.  The Economic and Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy can assist U.S. firms seeking information about business opportunities in Afghanistan or provide advocacy.  In addition, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Afghanistan Investment and Reconstruction Task Force is available to help U.S. firms answer questions about doing business in Afghanistan and operates a website with useful resources and a listserv of procurement notices.  The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Advocacy Center coordinates U.S. Government resources and authority that can help level the playing field on behalf of U.S. business interests as they compete against foreign firms for specific international contracts or other U.S. export opportunities. 


For more detailed information regarding all aspects of doing business in Afghanistan please consult the Afghan Commercial Guide by clicking here


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