Exports (As % of GDP) fell to 0.059% in Afghanistan in 2017

Exports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Afghanistan | May 17, 2019
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Exports as a share of GDP reached 0.059 % in 2017 in Afghanistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.481 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, exports as a share of GDP in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 0.444 % in 2003 and an all time low of 0.041 % in 1960. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, exports as a share of GDP in Iran amounted to 0.249 %, 0.082 % in Pakistan, 0.157 % in Tajikistan and 0.225 % in Turkmenistan in 2017.

Afghanistan has been ranked 165th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of exports as a share of GDP, 11 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services sold to the rest of the world.

Exports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan % 0.219% 0.190% 0.196% 0.158% 0.117%
China % 0.265% 0.254% 0.245% 0.235% 0.213%
India % 0.245% 0.245% 0.254% 0.230% 0.198%
Iran % 0.256% 0.241% 0.269% 0.231% 0.197%
Iraq % 0.444% 0.444% 0.397% 0.413% 0.353%
Kazakhstan % 0.465% 0.441% 0.386% 0.393% 0.285%
Kyrgyzstan % 0.545% 0.444% 0.423% 0.374% 0.352%
Pakistan % 0.140% 0.124% 0.133% 0.122% 0.106%
Tajikistan % 0.164% 0.173% 0.110% 0.090% 0.105%
Turkmenistan % 0.598% 0.588% 0.498% 0.468% 0.357%
Uzbekistan % 0.327% 0.273% 0.266% 0.231% 0.196%