IMF team says dollar best currency for Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN - A team of International Monetary Fund and World Bank experts visiting Afghanistan said on Tuesday it would make sense for the country to switch to the U.S. dollar in the short term.

"I personally see more benefits than negative effects," IMF fiscal policy expert Warren Coats told a news conference in the Afghan capital. "It is one of those options we are discussing with authorities."

More than two decades of conflict have seen successive Afghan governments print money at will, lea

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