Afghanistan recorded a trade deficit of 5912.95 USD Million in 2019. source: Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan

Balance of Trade in Afghanistan averaged -4863.33 USD Million from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -1660.90 USD Million in 2005 and a record low of -8517.90 USD Million in 2012. This page provides - Afghanistan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Afghanistan Balance of Trade - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Balance of Trade in Afghanistan is expected to reach -6368.30 USD Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -6368.00 USD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Balance of Trade

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5760.90 -5912.95 -1660.90 -8517.90 2003 - 2020 USD Million Yearly

Afghanistan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -5760.90 -5912.95 -1660.90 -8517.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account -893.51 -412.99 -412.99 -7558.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -21.20 -21.70 -20.00 -75.20 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 6537.64 6776.78 8932.39 1966.07 USD Million [+]
Exports 776.73 863.83 875.24 69.10 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 9.59 9.60 9.60 5.70 [+]

Afghanistan Balance of Trade
Since 2006, Afghanistan´s trade deficit has been widening as imports have surged due to the reconstruction effort. Afghanistan main exports are: carpets and rugs; dried fruits and medical plans. Main imports are: petroleum; machinery and equipment and food items. Afghanistan´s main trading partners are: Pakistan (48 percent of total exports and 14 percent of imports) and Russia (9 percent of exports and 13 percent of imports). Others include: Iran, China, India, Japan and Turkey.