Afghanistan Government Budget

Afghanistan recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 14.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Afghanistan (CSO). Government Budget in Afghanistan averaged -20.13 Percent of GDP from 2006 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -14.40 Percent of GDP in 2013 and a record low of -26.70 Percent of GDP in 2006. Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Afghanistan Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-14.40 -17.90 -14.40 -26.70 -14.16 | 2013/12 2006 - 2013 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 8.00 2011-03-31 11.20 184.00 8.00 10.58 2011-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -14.40 2013-03-31 -17.90 -14.40 -26.70 -14.16 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]
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Government Budget | Notes
A government budget is a legal document that forecasts the government expenditures and revenues for a specific period of time. The period covered by a budget is usually a year, known as a financial or fiscal year, which may or may not correspond with the calendar year. A government budget is often passed by the legislature, and approved by the chief executive or president.


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Afghanistan Inflation Rate at 5.60 Percent  
The inflation rate in Afghanistan was recorded at 5.60 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan.
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 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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