Afghanistan is the 145th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Afghanistan exported $2.78B and imported $23.4B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $20.6B.
The top exports of Afghanistan are Gold ($225M), Grapes ($145M), Unspecified ($136M), Vegetable Saps ($85.9M) and Other Nuts ($70M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Unspecified ($2.19B), Broadcasting Equipment ($680M), Wheat Flours ($618M), Peat ($553M) and Armored vehicles ($460M).
The top export destinations of Afghanistan are India ($220M), Pakistan ($199M), Iran ($15.1M), Iraq ($10.1M) and Turkey ($9.1M). The top import origins are the United Arab Emirates ($1.6B), Pakistan ($1.37B), the United States ($912M), Kazakhstan ($486M) and India ($472M).