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Afghanistan Trade Summary

2016

Afghanistan exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR AFGHANISTAN 2016

Overall Exports and Imports for Afghanistan 2016

Exports and imports of Afghanistan in 2016 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 596 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,534 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 42 products were exported to 48 countries and 69 products were imported from 77 countries.

Afghanistan top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

Top five countries to which Afghanistan exported in 2016 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Afghanistan exports to Pakistan worth US$ 283 million, with a partner share of 47.50 percent.
  2. Afghanistan exports to India worth US$ 230 million, with a partner share of 38.57 percent.
  3. Afghanistan exports to Iran, Islamic Rep. worth US$ 19 million, with a partner share of 3.16 percent.
  4. Afghanistan exports to Turkey worth US$ 12 million, with a partner share of 2.04 percent.
  5. Afghanistan exports to Iraq worth US$ 11 million, with a partner share of 1.88 percent.

Top five countries from which Afghanistan imported goods in 2016 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Afghanistan imports from Iran, Islamic Rep. worth US$ 1,265 million, with a partner share of 19.36 percent.
  2. Afghanistan imports from Pakistan worth US$ 1,199 million, with a partner share of 18.35 percent.
  3. Afghanistan imports from China worth US$ 1,093 million, with a partner share of 16.72 percent.
  4. Afghanistan imports from Kazakhstan worth US$ 622 million, with a partner share of 9.51 percent.
  5. Afghanistan imports from Uzbekistan worth US$ 399 million, with a partner share of 6.11 percent.

Afghanistan Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Afghanistan along with trade value are:

  1. Afghanistan exported Other vegetable saps and extracts, nes , worth US$ 85,858.03 million.
  2. Afghanistan exported Dried grapes , worth US$ 56,621.14 million.
  3. Afghanistan exported Fresh grapes , worth US$ 39,827.74 million.
  4. Afghanistan exported Carpets and other textile floor coverings, of w , worth US$ 38,984.15 million.
  5. Afghanistan exported Figs, fresh or dried , worth US$ 33,860.96 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Afghanistan along with trade value are

  1. Afghanistan imported Wheat or meslin flour , worth US$ 664,062.34 million.
  2. Afghanistan imported Peat (incl. peat litter) , worth US$ 598,169.12 million.
  3. Afghanistan imported Braids, in the piece , worth US$ 334,519.59 million.
  4. Afghanistan imported Animal or vegetable fats and oils... chemically , worth US$ 316,489.77 million.
  5. Afghanistan imported Natural gas in gaseous state , worth US$ 296,391.55 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Afghanistan in 2016 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2016

Key Development Indicators of Afghanistan in 2016 are below

  • Afghanistan GDP in current US dollar was 19,046 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 570.00 .
  • Afghanistan Trade balance: as % of GDP was -35.79.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -6,817.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 47.66 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 7.36 .

Trade Indicators 2016

Trade Indicators for Afghanistan in 2016 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.25.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.77.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.59 and Afghanistan Country Growth was 10.96 .