An Afghan money trader in Kabul
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Crackdown to stop billions being smuggled from Afghanistan

24 July 2012 Last updated at 16:07 BST

Afghan authorities have limited the amount of money their citizens can take abroad to $20,000.

Despite Afghanistan being fully reliant on financial aid in the last 10 years, the government says about $5bn was taken out of the country in the last year alone.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Harun Najafizada