Afghanistan | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 66.55 67.42 68.09 68.75 69.42 80.1 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.10 -2 1.9 1.9 1.9 5.2 percent [+]
GDP 19.20 17 16 16 16 23 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 623.90 618 618 617 615 642 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1820.30 1780 1750 1750 1750 1841 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 40.00 40 35 35 35 18 percent [+]
Population 27.10 27.51 27.61 27.7 27.79 28.72 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 6.69 6.9 7.1 6.8 6.1 5.3 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 5.13 5.1 5.11 5.1 5.11 5.11 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.54 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.03 0.3 percent [+]
Food Inflation 8.11 8.18 8.13 8.12 8.11 8.11 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 129.70 133 136 124 128 130 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade -7159.00 -6850 -6850 -6850 -6546 -6395 USD Million [+]
Exports 570.50 610 647 610 599 786 USD Million [+]
Imports 7729.00 7460 7400 7400 7136 9060 USD Million [+]
Current Account -4809.97 -5273 -5412 -5551 -5690 -7406 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -22.00 -30.48 -32.44 -34.4 -36.37 -49.29 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 9.44 9.64 9.68 9.73 9.78 10.32 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 6.60 7.11 7.09 7.07 7.05 7.22 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.70 -0.22 -0.16 -0.09 -0.03 0.29 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 217.30 250 244 237 240 256 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Corruption Index 11.00 10.96 10.96 10.96 10.97 10.97 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 166.00 159 157 155 153 138 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 183.00 177 176 176 176 179 [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 20.00 20 20 20 20 20 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 20.00 20 20 20 20 20 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 10 percent [+]





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. 12/5/2016