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Communications Specialist Ian Carver

Ian Carver is a Communications Specialist for the Afghanistan Trade and Revenue Project (ATAR)

by Ian Carver

The Sky’s the Limit: Unlocking Afghanistan’s Exports with Air Cargo

Afghanistan’s economy is heavily reliant on imports. The country’s imports totaled $6.67 billion in 2016, dwarfing its $604 million in exports. As the country transitions to a more export-oriented economy, transporting goods by air can provide significant opportunities to increase economic growth. Afghanistan’s ability to boost exports is hampered by its landlocked location and its…