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Afghanistan Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Afghanistan

Overall Exports and Imports for Afghanistan 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 1,769 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 14,813 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 156 products are exported to 62 countries and 331 products are imported from 104 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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

  • Afghanistan exported Other vegetable saps and extracts, nes , worth US$ 214,094.14 million.
  • Afghanistan exported Dried grapes , worth US$ 188,305.99 million.
  • Afghanistan exported Figs, fresh or dried , worth US$ 135,564.79 million.
  • Afghanistan exported Fresh grapes , worth US$ 127,369.00 million.
  • Afghanistan exported Tomatoes, fresh or chilled , worth US$ 94,580.05 million.

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

  • Afghanistan imported Wheat or meslin flour , worth US$ 1,528,949.46 million.
  • Afghanistan imported Peat (incl. peat litter) , worth US$ 1,252,496.24 million.
  • Afghanistan imported Animal or vegetable fats and oils... chemically , worth US$ 789,244.86 million.
  • Afghanistan imported Woven fabrics of flax, with >=85% flax, printed , worth US$ 636,672.42 million.
  • Afghanistan imported Setts, curbstones and flagstones of natural sto , worth US$ 606,622.21 million.

Afghanistan top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

The top five countries to which Afghanistan exported 2018 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Afghanistan exports to Pakistan worth US$ 758 million, with a partner share of 42.86 percent.
  2. Afghanistan exports to India worth US$ 719 million, with a partner share of 40.64 percent.
  3. Afghanistan exports to China worth US$ 57 million, with a partner share of 3.21 percent.
  4. Afghanistan exports to Turkey worth US$ 44 million, with a partner share of 2.49 percent.
  5. Afghanistan exports to Iran, Islamic Rep. worth US$ 41 million, with a partner share of 2.29 percent.

The top five countries to which Afghanistan imported goods 2018 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Afghanistan imports from Iran, Islamic Rep. worth US$ 2,528 million, with a partner share of 17.07 percent.
  2. Afghanistan imports from China worth US$ 2,332 million, with a partner share of 15.74 percent.
  3. Afghanistan imports from Pakistan worth US$ 2,174 million, with a partner share of 14.67 percent.
  4. Afghanistan imports from Kazakhstan worth US$ 1,582 million, with a partner share of 10.68 percent.
  5. Afghanistan imports from Uzbekistan worth US$ 1,108 million, with a partner share of 7.48 percent.

Afghanistan Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Afghanistan in 2018 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 50.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 8.38.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 5.63.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 30,136.17 and duty free tariff line items share is 0.52.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 30.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 1,328.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Afghanistan World Development Indicators (WDI) 2018

Key Development Indicators of Afghanistan in 2018 are below

WDI

Afghanistan Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Afghanistan is 173.
  • The trade across border rank is 177.
Doing Business

Afghanistan Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 3.50.
CPIA

AfghanistanLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Afghanistan in 2016 is 2.14.
  • The LPI rank is 150.
LPI

Afghanistan Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Afghanistan is not available.
SPRD