Afghanistan

-0.86

Econ Complexity 113th of 184
2001
2015

$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 and the 113th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). 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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