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Afghanistan-Egypt Trade: In 2022, Afghanistan exported $421k to Egypt. The main products that Afghanistan exported to Egypt were Spice Seeds ($460k), Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beet, cane, for food ($351k), and Perfume Plants ($314k). Over the past 5 years the exports of Afghanistan to Egypt have increased at an annualized rate of 9.65%, from $265k in 2017 to $421k in 2022.

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

Egypt-Afghanistan Trade: In 2022, Egypt exported $7.82M to Afghanistan. The main products that Egypt exported to Afghanistan were Packaged Medicaments ($534k), Chocolate ($181k), and Other Edible Preparations ($56.1k). Over the past 5 years the exports of Egypt to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 141%,  from $95.5k in 2017 to $7.82M in 2022.

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

Comparison: In 2022,  Afghanistan ranked 118 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.13), and 151 in total exports ($1.49B). That same year, Egypt ranked 69 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.1), and 59 in total exports ($53.9B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, Afghanistan exported $421k to Egypt. The main products exported from Afghanistan to Egypt were Spice Seeds ($460k), Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beet, cane, for food ($351k), and Perfume Plants ($314k). During the last 5 years the exports of Afghanistan to Egypt have increased at an annualized rate of 9.65%, from $265k in 2017 to $421k in 2022.

In 2017, Egypt exported $7.82M to Afghanistan. The main products exported from Egypt to Afghanistan were Packaged Medicaments ($534k), Chocolate ($181k), and Other Edible Preparations ($56.1k). During the last 22 years the exports of Egypt to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 141%, from $95.5k in 1995 to $7.82M in 2017.

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

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

Latest Data

Trade between Afghanistan (Flag) and Egypt (Flag)

Egypt Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Afghanistan
Top Destination
Pakistan$847M
Egypt
Top Destination
Turkey$4.23B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from Afghanistan than Egypt included Pakistan ($847M), Tajikistan ($4.81M), and Uzbekistan ($8.67M).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Egypt than Afghanistan included Turkey ($4.23B), Italy ($3.32B), and United States ($3.21B).

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

Comparative Advantage Afghanistan - Egypt

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, Afghanistan had a large net trade with Egypt in the exports of Vegetable Products ($1.12M) and Plastics and Rubbers ($80.9k).

During 2017, Egypt had a large net trade with Afghanistan in the exports of Chemical Products ($564k) and Foodstuffs ($237k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of Afghanistan and Egypt. This means that a dot/product with the flag of Afghanistan indicates it has a comparative advantage over Egypt. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Egypt indicates it has a comparative advantage over Afghanistan.

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

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