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Afghanistan is the 150th largest export economy in the world. In 2017, Afghanistan exported $878M and imported $5.07B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.19B. In 2017 the GDP of Afghanistan was $19.5B and its GDP per capita was $1.97k.

The top exports of Afghanistan are Grapes ($143M), Insect Resins ($102M), Tropical Fruits ($101M), Coal Briquettes ($59.7M) and Other Nuts ($58.4M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Wheat Flours ($419M), Armored vehicles ($331M), Refined Petroleum ($258M), Raw Sugar ($248M) and Delivery Trucks ($189M).

The top export destinations of Afghanistan are India ($411M), Pakistan ($392M), Germany ($8.9M), Turkey ($8.74M) and the United States ($8.33M). The top import origins are Pakistan ($1.39B), the United States ($753M), India ($630M), Kazakhstan ($562M) and China ($532M).

Afghanistan borders China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan by land and Afghanistan by sea.

Economic Complexity of Afghanistan

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