Afghanistan Imports

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. From 2003 until 2013, Afghanistan Imports averaged 3267.7 USD Million reaching an all time high of 6390.3 USD Million in March of 2012 and a record low of 1966.1 USD Million in March of 2005. Afghanistan main imports are: petroleum (33 percent of total imports), machinery and equipment (15 percent), food items (14 percent) and base metals and related articles (9 percent). Main import partners are: Pakistan (14 percent of total imports), Russia (13 percent), Uzbekistan (11 percent), Iran (9.1 percent) and China (9 percent). Others include: Turkmenistan, Japan and Kazakhstan. . This page provides - Afghanistan Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
8932.39 6390.31 6390.31 1966.07 9119.13 | 2013/12 2003 - 2013 USD Million Yearly

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Afghanistan Imports
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Gold Reserves 21.87 2013-12-31 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 2014-03-31 Tonnes [+]
Balance of Trade -8518.00 2013-03-31 -6014.00 -1660.92 -8518.00 -11415.54 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -9239.00 2013-03-31 -8490.00 -1371.50 -9239.00 -10295.12 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -44.00 2013-03-31 -42.70 -41.90 -75.20 -45.33 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Exports 414.51 2013-03-31 375.85 837.04 69.10 415.08 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Imports 8932.39 2013-03-31 6390.31 6390.31 1966.07 9119.13 2013-12-31 USD Million [+]
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Imports | Notes
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country. Import of goods normally requires involvement of the Customs authorities in both the country of import and the country of export and is often subject to import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.


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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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