Dynamics of US trade with Afghanistan from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2020

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Afghanistan from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Afghanistan from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 1,456 865 522 948 952 1,265
Exports 1,410 792 500 913 937 1,235
Imports 46 73 23 34 15 30
Balance 1,363 720 477 879 923 1,205
Dynamics of the rank and share of Afghanistan in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 90 104 115 95 95 93
Share in US trade, % 0.037 0.022 0.014 0.026 0.024 0.030
Rank in US exports 72 90 96 77 79 77
Share in US exports, % 0.089 0.049 0.033 0.063 0.061 0.074
Rank in US import 139 133 157 146 159 152
Share in US imports, % 0.002 0.003 0.001 0.002 0.001 0.001
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Afghanistan by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 2.0 4.0 6.6 2.9 3.1 2.4
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 2.1 1.3 3.9 1.6 1.1 3.4
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.2
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.6 0.5 1.3 0.6 1.1 0.9
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.4 1.8 1.4 3.2 1.8 1.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 90.5 87.6 82.4 87.9 87.2 77.8
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Afghanistan by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 12.1 4.5 12.3 6.5 15.7 26.4
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.1 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.3 0.0
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 7.1 4.9 20.5 14.9 29.4 13.8
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 1.0 1.6 35.3 22.2 11.3 30.8
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.3 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.8 0.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 1.4 0.5 1.7 4.7 14.0 10.2
Dynamics of US exports to Afghanistan from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
02 Meat and edible meat offal 23.1 20.3 22.7 20.3 23.0 19.6
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.7 3.3 1.7
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.8 0.4 0.0 0 0.0 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0.6 6.4
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
10 Cereals 0.8 5.7 7.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0 0.0 0.3 0 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0 0 0 0.1 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.1 0.1 0 0.0 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2 0 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.3 2.9 1.0 0.1 2.3 1.9
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1.1 1.2 0.8 0 0.0 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.1
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.5
29 Organic chemicals 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4
30 Pharmaceutical products 13.2 0.9 0.6 1.1 0.8 6.6
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.5
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.1
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.3
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.5 0.2 10.7 0.1 0.3 14.4
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.4 2.8 2.2 3.3 1.3 2.7
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6.5 3.8 1.6 4.3 2.8 8.2
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.4 1.9 3.1 3.6 2.9 7.8
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.9 0.5
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.5 2.7 0.1 1.9 0.5 1.2
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 1.6 0.6 0.2 2.3 0.6 0.9
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
52 Cotton 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.5
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.9
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.8 2.2 2.6 2.3 5.2 2.3
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 2.1 2.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.9 0.4 1.5 1.2 1.5 1.9
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.6
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.8
69 Ceramic products 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.7 3.5 1.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.4 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.4 0.7
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.1
72 Iron and steel 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.7
73 Articles of iron or steel 9.6 4.9 4.2 22.1 8.7 6.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.5 0.2 0.3 1.7 0.2 0.1
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.4 3.3 0.3 1.3 1.6 1.7
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.9
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4.4 2.5 1.2 1.6 4.5 1.7
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.3 3.2 0.9 0.9 1.5 1.3
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 145.5 96.0 53.2 68.4 74.2 70.4
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 186.6 151.6 79.7 63.9 78.4 109.5
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.8 0.5 0.2 0 0.1 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 217.3 105.1 113.5 491.5 573.6 645.4
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 338.8 214.3 113.2 151.1 75.7 100.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 386.2 126.5 51.9 28.2 15.7 35.5
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 5.2 11.2 1.8 6.1 21.4 145.1
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 9.4 4.2 4.3 2.6 2.9 4.1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.3 1.0 0.7
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 25.5 14.9 11.2 17.7 18.7 22.3
Dynamics of US imports from Afghanistan from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1.3 0.3 0.7 1.4 1.8 7.4
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.0 2.7 1.7 0.4 0.1 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0 0.1 0 0 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.2 0 0 0 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.2 3.5 4.6 5.0 4.3 4.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.4 1.2 8.0 7.6 1.7 9.3
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0 0.0 0 0 0.8 1.8
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 0.5 0.1 0.0 1.3 0.9 1.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.1 0.1 0 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.2
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.7 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.4 3.2
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 28.4 62.0 5.6 16.8 3.7 2.4
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce