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Afghanistan-China In 2022, Afghanistan exported $41M to China. The main products that Afghanistan exported to China are Other Nuts ($33.6M), Dried Fruits ($2.67M), and Animal Hair ($1.25M). During the last 27 years the exports of Afghanistan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 3.4%, from $16.6M in 1995 to $41M in 2022.

In 2022, Afghanistan did not export any services to China.

China-Afghanistan In 2022, China exported $551M to Afghanistan. The main products that China exported to Afghanistan were Rubber Tires ($75.3M), Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($46.2M), and Motorcycles and cycles ($40.2M). During the last 27 years the exports of China to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 11.2%, from $31.6M in 1995 to $551M in 2022.

In 2022, China did not export any services to Afghanistan.

Comparison In 2022,  Afghanistan ranked 151 in total exports ($1.49B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. That same year, China ranked 24 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 1 in total exports ($3.73T).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2022, Afghanistan exported $41M to China. The main products exported from Afghanistan to China were Other Nuts ($33.6M), Dried Fruits ($2.67M), and Animal Hair ($1.25M). During the last 27 years the exports of Afghanistan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 3.4%, from $16.6M in 1995 to $41M in 2022.

In 2022, China exported $551M to Afghanistan. The main products exported from China to Afghanistan were Rubber Tires ($75.3M), Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($46.2M), and Motorcycles and cycles ($40.2M). During the last 27 years the exports of China to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 11.2%, from $31.6M in 1995 to $551M in 2022.

Exports from Afghanistan (Flag) to China (Flag) (2022)

Exports from China (Flag) to Afghanistan (Flag) (2022)

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Trade between Afghanistan (Flag) and China (Flag)

China Exports

Market Competitiveness

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This map shows whether countries import more from Afghanistan or China. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Afghanistan and China or the difference in the growth in imports.

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Difference in imports from China (Flag) and Afghanistan (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage Afghanistan - China

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This chart compares trade between Afghanistan and China by product, considering products traded by both, Afghanistan and China.

During 2022, Afghanistan had a large net trade with China in the exports of Vegetable Products ($36.7M), Textiles ($2.99M), and Precious Metals ($611k).

During 2022, China had a large net trade with Afghanistan in the exports of Textiles ($141M), Machines ($131M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($91.7M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Afghanistan has comparative advantage over China. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Afghanistan.

Product Space of Afghanistan (Flag) and China (Flag) (2022)

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