Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 76.63 77.11 77.44 77.78 78.11 78.77

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.03 3.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.10 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.7
Inflation Rate (%) 5.90 5.5 4.5 2 3 4.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -5912.95 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -996.00 -516 -516 -516 -516 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -28.00 -9 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.10 8.2 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.90 -5 -11 -11 -11 -11
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.03 3.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
GDP (USD Billion) 19.10 18.63 20.46 20.46 20.46 20.46
GDP per capita (USD) 571.50 565 570 570 570 570
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2202.30 2100 2300 2300 2300 2300
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (AFN Million) 325528.00 261500 261500 261500 261500 261500
GDP From Agriculture (AFN Million) 401910.25 352730 401500 401500 401500 401500
GDP From Construction (AFN Million) 41148.37 40000 40000 50000 50000 50000
GDP From Manufacturing (AFN Million) 65666.83 52770 59500 59500 59500 59500
GDP From Mining (AFN Million) 24150.77 23960 24950 24950 24950 24950
GDP From Services (AFN Million) 714674.02 676000 726000 726000 726000 726000
GDP From Transport (AFN Million) 50297.50 51550 53640 53640 53640 53640
GDP From Utilities (AFN Million) 19983.03 15666 17350 17350 17350 17350

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.10 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.7
Population (Million) 32.20 35.4 37.3 37.3 37.3 37.3

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 5.90 5.5 4.5 2 3 4.5
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.10 1 1.5 2 2 2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.30 3 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Food Inflation (%) 10.90 7.5 7.5 4 4 4
GDP Deflator (points) 269.60 292 284 282 275 297
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 120.70 123 123 122 125 130
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 105.40 109 109 109 109 109
Cpi Transportation (points) 96.60 107 107 107 107 107

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -5912.95 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -996.00 -516 -516 -516 -516 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -28.00 -9 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5
Imports (USD Million) 6776.78 7060 7060 7060 7060 7060
Exports (USD Million) 863.83 692 692 692 692 692

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.10 8.2 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.90 -5 -11 -11 -11 -11
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 204.00 175 175 175 175 175
Government Budget Value (AFN Million) -12656.57 -16190 -16190 -13550 -13550 -13550
Government Spending (AFN Million) 335480.24 405500 387900 387900 387900 387900
Government Spending To GDP (%) 12.50 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.4 11

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10

Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Mining Production (%) 14.60 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 1285.50 1200 1350 1350 1350 1350
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes) 139.20 224 224 224 224 224
Changes In Inventories (AFN Million) 316982.00 481000 481000 481000 481000 481000

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Consumer Spending (AFN Million) 1301241.27 1155500 1155500 1250000 1250000 1250000


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