2021
Exports | Imports
$159M | $560kWorld Rnk 14 / 141
Flag Rnk 4 / 724
World Rnk 0 / 0
Flag Rnk 0 / 0
2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Afghanistan
-1.2Rnk 116 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Raw Cotton
-2.63Rnk 1020 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, Afghanistan exported $159M in Raw Cotton, making it the 14th largest exporter of Raw Cotton in the world. At the same year, Raw Cotton was the 4th most exported product in Afghanistan. The main destination of Raw Cotton exports from Afghanistan are: Pakistan ($156M), Turkey ($2.65M), and Uzbekistan ($1.07M).

The fastest growing export markets for Raw Cotton of Afghanistan between 2020 and 2021 were Pakistan ($41.6M), Turkey ($2.65M), and Uzbekistan ($1.07M).

Imports In 2020, Afghanistan imported $560k in Raw Cotton, becoming the 0th largest importer of Raw Cotton in the world. At the same year, Raw Cotton was the 0th most imported product in Afghanistan. Afghanistan imports Raw Cotton primarily from: N/A.

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$159M
IMPORTS (2020)$560k
NET TRADE (2021)$159M

In 2021, Afghanistan exported $159M in Raw Cotton. The main destinations of Afghanistan exports on Raw Cotton were Pakistan ($156M), Turkey ($2.65M), and Uzbekistan ($1.07M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Raw Cotton EXPORT MARKETS FOR Afghanistan WERE (2020 - 2021):
Pakistan$41.6M (36.5%)
Turkey$2.65M (1%)
Uzbekistan$1.07M (1%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

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In 2021, Afghanistan's main exporting competitors in Raw Cotton were:
In 2021, Afghanistan's main importing competitors in Raw Cotton were:

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Trade Value of Raw Cotton by Exporters

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