Afghanistan Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,769
No. Of products 156
No. Of partners 62
Imports (in US$ Mil) 14,813
No. Of products 331
No. Of partners 104

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.31
Index of export market penetration1.98
World Growth3.50
Country Growth11.38

Service Indicators

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,388,995,483.40
Service exports (BoP, current US$)736,303,059.03
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)...
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)...

Afghanistan top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Pakistan758 42.86
India719 40.64
China57 3.21
Turkey44 2.49
Iran, Islamic Rep.41 2.29
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Iran, Islamic Rep.2,528 17.07
China2,332 15.74
Pakistan2,174 14.67
Kazakhstan1,582 10.68
Uzbekistan1,108 7.48

Afghanistan Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials998 56.41 1,979 13.36 5.86
Intermediate goods47 2.67 4,853 32.76 5.94
Consumer goods113 6.39 2,753 18.59 6.05
Capital goods3 0.18 1,887 12.74 4.50

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Other vegetable saps ...214,094.14
Dried grapes188,305.99
Figs, fresh or dried135,564.79
Fresh grapes127,369.00
Tomatoes, fresh or c ...94,580.05
Wheat or meslin flou ...1,528,949.46
Peat (incl. peat lit ...1,252,496.24
Animal or vegetable ...789,244.86
Woven fabrics of fla ...636,672.42
Setts, curbstones an ...606,622.21

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)19,363
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)550.00
Trade Balance (current US$ 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