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$348BCURRENT US$
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63.1%CURRENT US$
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$14.6BCURRENT US$
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-19.8%CURRENT US$
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$1,505CURRENT US$
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39.9%CURRENT US$
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$364CURRENT US$
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-41.5%CURRENT US$
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About

Pakistan-Afghanistan In 2021, Pakistan exported $833M to Afghanistan. The main products that Pakistan exported to Afghanistan are Rice ($121M), Other Vegetable Oils ($75M), and Cement ($70.9M). During the last 18 years the exports of Pakistan to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 4.04%, from $408M in 2003 to $833M in 2021.

In 2021, Pakistan did not export any services to Afghanistan.

Afghanistan-Pakistan In 2021, Afghanistan exported $595M to Pakistan. The main products that Afghanistan exported to Pakistan were Raw Cotton ($156M), Coal Briquettes ($94.4M), and Grapes ($62.1M). During the last 18 years the exports of Afghanistan to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 18.1%, from $29.9M in 2003 to $595M in 2021.

In 2021, Afghanistan did not export any services to Pakistan.

Comparison In 2021,  Pakistan ranked 87 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.55), and 66 in total exports ($32.7B). That same year, Afghanistan ranked 116 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.2), and 148 in total exports ($1.88B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Pakistan exported $833M to Afghanistan. The main products exported from Pakistan to Afghanistan were Rice ($121M), Other Vegetable Oils ($75M), and Cement ($70.9M). During the last 18 years the exports of Pakistan to Afghanistan have increased at an annualized rate of 4.04%, from $408M in 2003 to $833M in 2021.

In 2021, Afghanistan exported $595M to Pakistan. The main products exported from Afghanistan to Pakistan were Raw Cotton ($156M), Coal Briquettes ($94.4M), and Grapes ($62.1M). During the last 18 years the exports of Afghanistan to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 18.1%, from $29.9M in 2003 to $595M in 2021.

Exports from Pakistan (Flag) to Afghanistan (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Afghanistan (Flag) to Pakistan (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Pakistan (Flag) and Afghanistan (Flag)

Pakistan Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Pakistan
Top Destination
United States$5.51B
Afghanistan
Top Destination
Pakistan$595M

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Pakistan than Afghanistan were United States ($5.51B), China ($3.25B), and Germany ($2.53B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Afghanistan than Pakistan were India ($543M).

Difference in imports from Afghanistan (Flag) and Pakistan (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Pakistan - Afghanistan

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Pakistan had a large net trade with Afghanistan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($262M), Chemical Products ($127M), and Foodstuffs ($92.5M).

During 2021, Afghanistan had a large net trade with Pakistan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($253M), Textiles ($159M), and Mineral Products ($145M).

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

Product Space of Pakistan (Flag) and Afghanistan (Flag) (2021)

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