The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
Afghanistan

China reopens Afghan trade lifeline but no rush to recognise Taliban

  • Beijing carefully steps up engagement with trade and aid as the war-torn country faces a humanitarian crisis
  • Shanghai pine nut delivery is first to arrive since the insurgent group formed an interim government in Kabul

Topic |   Afghanistan
The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
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