Afghanistan GDP

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Afghanistan was worth 19.90 billion US dollars in 2012. The GDP value of Afghanistan represents 0.03 percent of the world economy. GDP in Afghanistan is reported by the World Bank. From 1960 until 2012, Afghanistan GDP averaged 4.6 USD Billion reaching an all time high of 19.9 USD Billion in December of 2012 and a record low of 0.5 USD Billion in December of 1960. The biggest sector of Afghanistan´s economy is services. Wholesale and retail trade, restaurants and hotels; transport, storage and communications; finance, insurance and real estate and community, personal, social and government services account for 49 percent of the GDP. Agriculture creates 26 percent of the output. Manufacturing and mining constitute 13 percent of the wealth and construction 12 percent. This page provides - Afghanistan GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
19.90 18.03 19.90 0.54 21.88 | 2013/12 1960 - 2012 USD Billion Yearly

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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP 19.90 2012-12-31 18.03 19.90 0.54 21.88 2013-12-31 USD Billion [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 11.80 2013-03-31 9.50 28.60 2.30 15.85 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
GDP per capita 376.45 2011-12-31 360.71 376.45 54.36 377.88 2012-12-31 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1234.67 2011-12-31 1183.05 1234.67 760.83 1239.76 2012-12-31 USD [+]
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GDP | Notes
The gross domestic product (GDP) or gross domestic income (GDI) is one of the measures of national income and output. GDP can be defined in three ways, which should give identical results. First, it is equal to the total expenditures for all final goods and services produced within the country in a specified period of time (usually a 365-day year). Second, it is equal to the sum of the value added at every stage of production by all the industries, plus taxes and minus subsidies on products. Third, it is equal to the sum of the income generated by production like compensation of employees, taxes on production and imports less subsidies, and gross operating surplus.


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Afghanistan Gold Reserves at 21.87 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Afghanistan remained unchanged at 21.87 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 21.87 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2013. Gold Reserves in Afghanistan is reported by the World Gold Council.
Afghanistan Interest Rate at 15.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Afghanistan was last recorded at 15 percent. Interest Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Da Afghanistan Bank.
Afghanistan GDP Annual Growth Rate at 11.80 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Afghanistan is expected to expanded 11.8 percent in the fiscal year 2012-13 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Balance of Trade at -8518.00 USD Million  
Afghanistan recorded a trade deficit of 8518 USD Million in 2013. Balance of Trade in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Imports at 8932.39 USD Million  
Imports in Afghanistan increased to 8932 USD Million in the fiscal year 2012-13 from 6390 USD Million in the fiscal year 2011-12. Imports in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Exports at 414.51 USD Million  
Exports in Afghanistan decreased to 441.5 USD Million in the fiscal year 2012-13 from 376 USD Million in the fiscal year 2011-12. Exports in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Inflation Rate at 5.30 Percent  
The inflation rate in Afghanistan was recorded at 5.30 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Personal Income Tax Rate at 20.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Afghanistan stands at 20 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Afghanistan Revenue Department.
Afghanistan Corporate Tax Rate at 20.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Afghanistan stands at 20 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Afghanistan Revenue Department.
Afghanistan Sales Tax Rate at 5.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Afghanistan stands at 5 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Afghanistan Revenue Department.
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