Afghanistan

$865M

Exports 151st of 221
2001
2015

$7.63B

Imports 110th of 221
2001
2015

$1.93k

GDP Per Capita 161st of 184
2001
2015

Afghanistan is the 151st largest export economy in the world. In 2015, Afghanistan exported $865M and imported $7.63B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $6.76B. In 2015 the GDP of Afghanistan was $19.3B and its GDP per capita was $1.93k.

The top exports of Afghanistan are Grapes ($166M), Raw Cotton ($82.8M), Insect Resins ($70.2M), Other Nuts ($59.3M) and Coal Briquettes ($56M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Peat ($1.1B), Raw Sugar ($531M), Wheat Flours ($408M), Petroleum Gas ($352M) and Inedible Fats and Oils ($326M).

The top export destinations of Afghanistan are Pakistan ($392M), India ($277M), Iran ($25.6M), Turkey ($23.7M) and the United Arab Emirates ($20.5M). The top import origins are Pakistan ($1.95B), Iran ($1.03B), China ($587M), India ($560M) and Turkmenistan ($549M).

Afghanistan borders China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan by land and Afghanistan by sea.

Economic Complexity of Afghanistan

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