Afghanistan As Potential Business Market: Does Highest Risk With Lowest Opportunity Worthy?


Afghanistan, especially its market, has suffered from many negative consequences such as internal disorders, long wars, corruption and others, caused by mismanagement of diversity, low levels of education, and political acrimony among different groups. The purpose of this article is to create awareness about Afghanistan’s market for businesses and external investors starting from their culture up to conditions for entrepreneurial activities. It aims to present the main problems and challenges in Afghanistan that damaged its market and made Afghan market less efficient and less attractive for businesses and investors. Nevertheless, this article aims to highlight opportunities and prospects for businesses and solutions to the mentioned issues, that should be done by policymakers, leaders and variety population that consist of different individuals from different ethnic group, which lead to forming better business environment in the market. Design and methodology of the article is a literature review paper. It covers prospects, risks and threats for entrepreneurship and business in Afghanistan based on findings from the literature. Paper type is a Review Article.

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