Afghanistan Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 870
No. Of products 204
No. Of partners 65
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,568
No. Of products 741
No. Of partners 109

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.30
Index of export market penetration2.04
World Growth-1.73
Country Growth31.51

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)...
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Afghanistan top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India410 47.12
Pakistan299 34.31
China31 3.56
Turkey25 2.89
United Arab Emirates25 2.87
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Iran, Islamic Rep.1,247 14.56
China1,192 13.92
Pakistan1,103 12.87
United States784 9.15
Turkmenistan690 8.06

Afghanistan Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials719 82.59 1,118 13.05 5.86
Intermediate goods36 4.16 2,501 29.19 5.94
Consumer goods99 11.34 2,475 28.89 6.05
Capital goods2 0.19 828 9.67 4.50

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Liquorice sap and ex ...114,935.04
Dried grapes88,029.13
Figs, fresh or dried85,737.22
Other coal, not aggl ...69,549.23
Fresh grapes42,285.57
Peat (incl. peat lit ...799,327.24
Petroleum oils, etc, ...791,378.92
Wheat or meslin flou ...564,681.67
Animal or vegetable ...383,550.22
Setts, curbstones an ...364,005.45

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Afghanistan

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 8.38
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 30,136.17
Maximum Rate (%) 50
Weighted Average (%) 5.63
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 0.52

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2012

No Of NTM Measures (2012)30
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2012)1,328

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)14,583
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)390.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank173
Trading Across Borders Rank177

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.14
LPI Rank150