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Afganistan's Economy At a Glance

Updated as on May, 2018

 

KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS: AFGHANISTAN
Key Macroeconomic Indicators (in million USD) 2015 2016 First half/ 2017
A-Real sector      
Inflation 0.08 4.55 6.09
Real GDP 7596.61 7345.41 N/Y
Nominal GDP 19347.72 19730.95 N/Y
Per Capita income 688.41 695.71 N/Y
B-External Sector      
1. Current Account -4753.57 -3786.43 -1546.52
Goods and services -7186.63 -6335.55 -1980.97
Primary income 179.96 51.72 33.33
Secondary income 2253.09 2497.4 401.12
2. capital Account 1430.38 1418.13 248.58
3. Fianancial Account -169.15 652.77 -25.64
Direct investment -169.15 -99.61 -22.79
Portfolio investment 81.5 90.85 -29.55
Other investment 61.78 20.01 25.35
Net errors and omissions -119.9 641.27 1272.3
Reserves assets 3177.14 3021.06 1.5
C- Monetary Sector      
Currency in circulation 3068.93 3435.23 3,206.43
Net international reserves 6,443.00 6,821.90 6,834.37
Reserve assets 6,965.81 7,541.02 7,406.44
Reserve liabilities 522.8 719.13 572.08
Commercial banks deposits in foreign currency 433.57 647.68 506.58
Nonresident deposits in foreign currency 0.14 0.14 0.14
Use of fund resources 89.1 71.31 65.36
D-Fiscal Sector      
Overall balance -258 79 -2,007
Total revenue including Grants 5,326 5,347 136,553
Total Grants 3,161 3,042 62,269
Total Expenditure 5,583 5,268 138,559
Total Operating Expenditures 4,129 3,867 107,540
Total Development Expenditure     31,020