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 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Currency 69.35
70.18 70.61 71.05 71.49 73.28
GDP Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -2.40
percent
3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 5.2
GDP 19.47
USD Billion
21 21 21 21 23
GDP per capita 596.30
USD
620 620 592 620 642
GDP per capita PPP 1739.60
USD
1730 1728 1768 1768 1841
LABOUR Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 8.50
percent
8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 10
Population 28.60
Million
28.45 28.93 29.41 29.59 31.26
PRICES Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Inflation Rate 3.10
percent
5.3 5.5 5.8 5.8 5.3
Core Inflation Rate 1.60
percent
2.44 2.66 2.89 3.08 3.88
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30
percent
-0.18 -0.11 -0.12 0.3 0.3
Consumer Price Index Cpi 112.50
Index Points
110 109 108 108 112
Food Inflation 4.70
percent
4.94 5.11 5.21 5.25 5.27
MONEY Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Interest Rate 15.00
percent
15 15 15 15 15
TRADE Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Balance of Trade -7151.00
USD Million
-6357 -6356 -6356 -6355 -3959
Exports 571.41
USD Million
558 550 686 686 786
Imports 7722.80
USD Million
6927 6946 6966 7920 9060
Current Account -595.20
USD Million
-1104 -1243 -1379 -1510 -2256
Current Account to GDP -20.00
percent
-15 -15 -15 -15 -9
Gold Reserves 21.87
Tonnes
21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87
Terrorism Index 9.44
9.47 9.43 9.39 9.37 9.01
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 8.30
percent
9.1 9.1 9.1 9.1 15
Government Budget -0.70
percent of GDP
-2.52 -2.52 -2.52 -2.9 -6.38
Military Expenditure 187.20
USD Million
227 226 225 224 247
BUSINESS Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Internet Speed 1901.54
KBps
1860 1834 1807 1779 1610
IP Addresses 14505.00
IP
13544 13391 13247 13098 12317
Ease of Doing Business 183.00
179 179 178 177 170
Corruption Index 15.00
Points
16 18 20 20 23
Corruption Rank 169.00
162 164 166 169 163
TAXES Actual Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 20.00
percent
18 18 18 18 18
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 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Precipitation 19.04
mm
53.43 26.27 6.48 19.46 27
Temperature 2.88
celsius
3.95 19.94 24.21 8.06 14.38