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1998
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Exports
: $1.5M, Rnk 164 / 203

1998
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Top Product
: $410k, Wheat

1998
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Exports
: $8.56M, Rnk 4 / 81

1998
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Top Product
: $8.53M, Animal Hair

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.04, Rnk 133 / 157

2019
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 GDP
: $19.3B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 113 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 55.1%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 85 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $507, CURRENT US$
Rnk 182 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 15.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 126 / 187

Belgium-Luxembourg-Afghanistan: In 1998, Belgium-Luxembourg exported $1.5M to Afghanistan. The main products that Belgium-Luxembourg exported to Afghanistan are Wheat ($410k), Special Pharmaceuticals ($395k), and Textile Processing Machines ($124k). During the last 3 years the exports of Belgium-Luxembourg to Afghanistan have decreased at an annualized rate of 34.6%, from $5.33M in 1995 to $1.5M in 1998.

In 1998, Belgium-Luxembourg did not exported services to Afghanistan.

Afghanistan-Belgium-Luxembourg: In 1998, Afghanistan exported $8.56M to Belgium-Luxembourg . The main products that Afghanistan exported to Belgium-Luxembourg were Animal Hair ($8.53M), Knotted Carpets ($19.8k), and Sound Recordings ($10.8k). During the last 3 years the exports of Afghanistan to Belgium-Luxembourg have decreased at an annualized rate of 20.6%, from $17.1M in 1995 to $8.56M in 1998.

In 1998, Afghanistan did not exported services to Belgium-Luxembourg.

Comparison: In 2019,  Belgium-Luxembourg ranked N/A in total exports (N/A), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. That same year, Afghanistan ranked 133 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.04), and N/A in total exports (N/A).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 1998, Belgium-Luxembourg exported $1.5M to Afghanistan. The main products exported from Belgium-Luxembourg to Afghanistan were Wheat ($410k), Special Pharmaceuticals ($395k), and Textile Processing Machines ($124k). During the last 3 years the exports of Belgium-Luxembourg to Afghanistan have decreased at an annualized rate of 34.6%, from $5.33M in 1995 to $1.5M in 1998.

In 1998, Afghanistan exported $8.56M to Belgium-Luxembourg. The main products exported from Afghanistan to Belgium-Luxembourg were Animal Hair ($8.53M), Knotted Carpets ($19.8k), and Sound Recordings ($10.8k). During the last 3 years the exports of Afghanistan to Belgium-Luxembourg have decreased at an annualized rate of 20.6%, from $17.1M in 1995 to $8.56M in 1998.

Market Competitiveness

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Belgium-Luxembourg
Top Destination
: Germany, $31.9B

Afghanistan
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Belgium-Luxembourg than Afghanistan were Germany ($31.9B), France ($29.5B), and Netherlands ($20.9B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Afghanistan than Belgium-Luxembourg were United Arab Emirates ($1B), Pakistan ($544M), and Belgium ($3.34M).

Comparative Advantage Belgium-Luxembourg - Afghanistan

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This chart compares trade between Belgium-Luxembourg and Afghanistan by product, considering products traded by both, Belgium-Luxembourg and Afghanistan.

During 1998, Belgium-Luxembourg had a large net trade with Afghanistan in the exports of Chemical Products ($486k), Vegetable Products ($420k), and Machines ($271k).

During 1998, Afghanistan had a large net trade with Belgium-Luxembourg in the exports of Textiles ($8.55M) and Machines ($10.8k).

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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