Afghanistan Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 596
No. Of products 42
No. Of partners 48
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,534
No. Of products 69
No. Of partners 77

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.25
Index of export market penetration1.77
World Growth-1.59
Country Growth10.96

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,088,736,796.95
Service exports (BoP, current US$)423,374,350.15
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)45.33
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)5.90

Afghanistan top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Pakistan283 47.50
India230 38.57
Iran, Islamic Rep.19 3.16
Turkey12 2.04
Iraq11 1.88
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Iran, Islamic Rep.1,265 19.36
Pakistan1,199 18.35
China1,093 16.72
Kazakhstan622 9.51
Uzbekistan399 6.11

Afghanistan Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials409 68.57 693 10.61 9.35
Intermediate goods4 0.64 1,758 26.90 3.96
Consumer goods70 11.76 1,014 15.51 9.42
Capital goods... ... 727 11.13 ...

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Other vegetable saps ...85,858.03
Dried grapes56,621.14
Fresh grapes39,827.74
Carpets and other te ...38,984.15
Figs, fresh or dried33,860.96
Wheat or meslin flou ...664,062.34
Peat (incl. peat lit ...598,169.12
Braids, in the piece334,519.59
Animal or vegetable ...316,489.77
Natural gas in gaseo ...296,391.55

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Afghanistan

Tariffs 2013

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 6.47
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 59,424.34
Maximum Rate (%) 50
Weighted Average (%) 7.03
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 0.15

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)19,544
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)560.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-7,706.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-39.43

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank183
Trading Across Borders Rank175

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2017 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.14
LPI Rank150