For available tenders in Afghanistan please visit Afghanistan Reconstruction and Development Services website http://ards.gov.af/
Bilateral negotiation on WTO accession with Canada was signed in Geneva in July 2013
Foreign Investment Protection Agreement (FIPA) application was submitted on December 2012 and is in progress.
A least developed country (LDC) is a country that, according to the United Nations, exhibits the lowest indicators of socioeconomic development with the lowest Human Development Index ratings of lt all countries in the world. The concept of LDCs originated in the late 1960s and the first group of LDCs was listed by the UN in its resolution 2768 (XXVI) of 18 November 1971. A country is classified as a Least Developed Country if it meets three criteria:
Poverty (adjustable criterion: three-
Human resource weakness (based on indicators of lt nutrition, health, education and adult literacy) and
Economic vulnerability (based on instability of agricultural production, instability of exports of goods and services, economic importance of non-
Afghanistan is in the Least Development Countries Tariff list of Canada for details please follow this links:
‘Customs Tariff Departmental Consolidation Oct 01, 2014’,
General Preferential Tariff and Least Developed Country Tariff Rules of Origin Regulations
Afghanistan and Regional Trade More, or Less, Imports from Central Asia?