Afghanistan Imports 1960-2020

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Afghanistan imports for 2019 was $7.23B, a 9.4% decline from 2018.
  • Afghanistan imports for 2018 was $7.98B, a 0.34% increase from 2017.
  • Afghanistan imports for 2017 was $7.96B, a 8.58% increase from 2016.
  • Afghanistan imports for 2016 was $7.33B, a 13.4% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Afghanistan Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $7.23B 37.87%
2018 $7.98B 40.98%
2017 $7.96B 39.40%
2016 $7.33B 37.84%
2015 $8.46B 42.51%
2014 $8.25B 40.26%
2013 $10.05B 48.90%
2012 $9.82B 49.08%
2011 $7.21B 40.48%
2010 $5.77B 36.40%
2009 $4.07B 32.70%
1978 $0.46B 13.87%
1977 $0.44B 14.82%
1976 $0.38B 14.87%
1975 $0.34B 14.27%
1974 $0.32B 14.85%
1973 $0.26B 14.74%
1972 $0.29B 18.11%
1971 $0.30B 16.14%
1970 $0.21B 11.94%
1969 $0.21B 14.98%
1968 $0.21B 15.21%
1967 $0.24B 14.21%
1966 $0.26B 18.57%
1965 $0.22B 21.41%
1964 $0.14B 18.06%
1963 $0.13B 16.86%
1962 $0.05B 9.35%
1961 $0.04B 8.10%
1960 $0.04B 7.02%