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Afghanistan-Kuwait In 2022, Afghanistan exported $6.87M to Kuwait. The main products that Afghanistan exported to Kuwait are Other Nuts ($4.16M), Grapes ($1.01M), and Tropical Fruits ($644k). During the last 22 years the exports of Afghanistan to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 22.4%, from $80.6k in 2000 to $6.87M in 2022.

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

Kuwait-Afghanistan In 2022, Kuwait exported $229k to Afghanistan. The main products that Kuwait exported to Afghanistan were Cars ($63.8k), Delivery Trucks ($63.8k), and Motor vehicle (8701 to 8705) chassis fitted with engine ($58.6k). During the last 22 years the exports of Kuwait to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 9.72%, from $29.8k in 2000 to $229k in 2022.

In 2022, Kuwait 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, Kuwait ranked 46 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.44), and 42 in total exports ($101B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, Afghanistan exported $6.87M to Kuwait. The main products exported from Afghanistan to Kuwait were Other Nuts ($4.16M), Grapes ($1.01M), and Tropical Fruits ($644k). During the last 22 years the exports of Afghanistan to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 22.4%, from $80.6k in 2000 to $6.87M in 2022.

In 2022, Kuwait exported $229k to Afghanistan. The main products exported from Kuwait to Afghanistan were Cars ($63.8k), Delivery Trucks ($63.8k), and Motor vehicle (8701 to 8705) chassis fitted with engine ($58.6k). During the last 22 years the exports of Kuwait to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 9.72%, from $29.8k in 2000 to $229k in 2022.

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

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

Latest Data

Trade between Afghanistan (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag)

Kuwait Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Afghanistan
Top Destination
Pakistan$847M
Kuwait
Top Destination
China$24.3B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Afghanistan than Kuwait were Uzbekistan ($8.67M), Kazakhstan ($8.4M), and Tajikistan ($4.81M).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Kuwait than Afghanistan were China ($24.3B), India ($15B), and South Korea ($10.8B).

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

Comparative Advantage Afghanistan - Kuwait

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, Afghanistan had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Vegetable Products ($6.65M), Textiles ($126k), and Footwear and Headwear ($22.8k).

During 2022, Kuwait had a large net trade with Afghanistan in the exports of Transportation ($202k) and Paper Goods ($27k).

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 Kuwait. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Kuwait has comparative advantage over Afghanistan.

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

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