Afghanistan Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Afghanistan in terms of export sales (selling), including Pakistan, India, and Russia. The second lists top trade partners of Afghanistan regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Major Exports

Market Value: 445 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%)
1 Pakistan 230,967 51.95
2 India 128,548 28.92
3 Russia 33,864 7.62
4 Turkey 15,195 3.42
5 United Arab Emirates 9,717 2.19
6 Iran 6,076 1.37
7 Turkmenistan 5,324 1.20
8 Tajikistan 3,577 0.80
9 Iraq 2,309 0.52
10 Swaziland 1,724 0.39
11 United States 1,442 0.32
12 Uzbekistan 1,285 0.29
13 Brazil 1,207 0.27
14 Syria 1,118 0.25
15 China 1,112 0.25
16 Saudi Arabia 1,087 0.24

 

Afghanistan Major Imports

Market Value: 992 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%)
1 China 174,505 17.59
2 Pakistan 153,913 15.51
3 Kazakhstan 121,868 12.28
4 Japan 88,064 8.87
5 Malaysia 73,091 7.37
6 Iran 69,786 7.03
7 United Arab Emirates 47,566 4.79
8 India 47,042 4.74
9 Uzbekistan 44,229 4.46
10 North Korea 32,898 3.32
11 Turkey 24,329 2.45
12 Russia 18,617 1.88
13 Saudi Arabia 17,023 1.72
14 Kenya 16,588 1.67
15 Indonesia 9,874 1.00
16 Vietnam 8,514 0.86
17 Tajikistan 8,124 0.82
18 Ukraine 7,471 0.75
19 Thailand 6,270 0.63
20 Turkmenistan 5,414 0.55
21 Germany 4,635 0.47
22 United Kingdom 3,785 0.38
23 United States 3,197 0.32
24 Hong Kong 2,165 0.22
25 Singapore 1,871 0.19
26 Canada 1,440 0.15