Hundreds of Thousands of Afghans could be pushed to poverty

Afghanistan’s economy could shrink by 30% following Taliban takeover, IMF says

Afghanistan’s gross domestic product could see a contraction of up to 30% following the Taliban takeover, the IMF said in its latest regional economic report.

The report also noted that non-humanitarian aid has been halted, foreign assets mostly frozen and Afghan banks have been crippled by cash shortages after the Taliban returned to power.



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