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Afghan economy is growing

May 17, 2011

If you were to name a country where the economy is growing fast, Afghanistan wouldn’t ordinarily spring to mind. Yet the improving security situation, a new road building programme and a more reliable electrical system are all helping to generate new business opportunities.

It’s even believed the country has a wealth of untapped natural resources such as precious metals and even oil. From Helmand province, Derek Tedder reports on Afghanistan’s economic progress.

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