Afghanistan | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 66.52 67.41 68.07 68.74 70.08 80.09 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -2.40 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 5.2 percent [+]
GDP 19.30 16 16 16 16 23 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 619.80 618 618 615 615 642 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1808.00 1750 1750 1750 1750 1841 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 40.00 35 35 35 35 18 percent [+]
Population 27.10 27.16 27.28 27.4 27.51 28.72 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 4.10 4.4 5.2 5.6 5.1 5.3 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.60 3.32 3.37 3.44 3.4 3.4 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.1 0.1 -0.01 0.4 0.3 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 108.40 108 109 111 112 125 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.60 4.31 3.89 3.76 3.72 3.7 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -7159.00 -6850 -6850 -6980 -6683 -6395 USD Million [+]
Exports 570.50 647 610 589 647 786 USD Million [+]
Imports 7729.00 7400 7400 7572 7400 9060 USD Million [+]
Current Account -4809.97 -4827 -4976 -5124 -5273 -7406 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -22.00 -35.46 -33.8 -32.14 -30.48 -49.29 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 9.44 9.5 9.54 9.59 9.64 10.32 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 6.60 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 15 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.70 -0.81 -0.61 -0.42 -0.22 0.29 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 217.30 250 244 237 240 256 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 183.00 177 176 176 176 179 [+]
Corruption Index 15.00 14 16 18 20 23 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 169.00 164 162 160 159 138 [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 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. 3/25/2017