Banking Dangerously

Bahree, Megha
July 2007
Forbes Asia;7/2/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p36
The article presents information on the Standard Chartered Bank in Kabul, Afghanistan. It mentions the challenges faced by the bank in operating in the country. Standard Chartered was the first global bank to enter Afghanistan after the U.S. and Great Britain ousted the Taliban government in 2002. The operation was profitable in its second year even without making any loans. Most of the employees are Afghans who attend classes on the basics of accounting.


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