Afghanistan - Economic Forecasts - 2018-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Afghanistan including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Afghanistan economy.


MARKETS Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Currency 69.95
69.69 70.14 70.59 71.04 72.87
GDP Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.60
percent
3.3 3.3 3.3 5 5.2
GDP 19.47
USD Billion
21 21 21 22 23
GDP per capita 596.30
USD
620 620 620 634 642
GDP per capita PPP 1739.60
USD
1651 1648 1768 1785 1841
LABOUR Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 8.50
percent
8.5 8.55 8.5 8.57 10
Population 29.70
Million
29.7 29.7 29.7 29.7 29.7
PRICES Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Inflation Rate 3.60
percent
5.5 5.5 5.8 5.2 5.3
Core Inflation Rate 2.80
percent
2.44 2.66 2.89 3.08 4.09
Food Inflation 4.40
percent
7.27 6.08 7.92 7.87 7.25
Inflation Rate Mom -0.60
percent
-0.11 -0.12 0.3 -0.12 0.3
Consumer Price Index Cpi 112.20
Index Points
119 117 119 118 131
MONEY Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Interest Rate 15.00
percent
15 15 15 15 15
TRADE Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Balance of Trade -5938.00
USD Million
-5938 -5938 -7234 -5938 -8274
Exports 596.46
USD Million
596 596 686 596 786
Imports 6534.14
USD Million
6534 6534 7920 6534 9060
Current Account -595.20
USD Million
-1243 -1379 -1510 -1631 -2474
Current Account to GDP -20.00
percent
-15 -15 -15 -12 -9
Gold Reserves 21.90
Tonnes
21.9 21.9 21.9 21.9 21.9
Terrorism Index 9.44
9.47 9.43 9.39 9.37 8.79
GOVERNMENT Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Government Debt to GDP 7.60
percent
9.1 9.1 9.1 12 15
Government Budget -0.70
percent of GDP
-2.52 -2.52 -2.52 -2.9 -7.26
Military Expenditure 187.20
USD Million
193 199 206 207 202
BUSINESS Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Internet Speed 1901.54
KBps
1860 1834 1807 1779 1530
IP Addresses 14505.00
IP
13544 13391 13247 13098 11979
Corruption Index 15.00
Points
15 15 15 15 15
Corruption Rank 177.00
177 177 177 177 177
Ease of Doing Business 183.00
179 179 178 177 168
TAXES Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 20.00
percent
20 20 20 18 19
Personal Income Tax Rate 20.00
percent
20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate 10.00
percent
10 10 10 10 10
CLIMATE Actual Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 2020
Precipitation 19.04
mm
26.27 6.48 19.46 53.54 27
Temperature 2.88
celsius
19.94 24.21 8.06 3.96 14.38