Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 76.65 76.9 77.23 77.57 77.89 78.55
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.90 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 4.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.10 11 11 11 11 11
Inflation Rate (%) 1.20 4 2.5 3 4.3 4.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -5131.30 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -604.74 -518 -518 -518 -516 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -28.00 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.10 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 7
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.40 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.90 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 4.1
GDP (USD Billion) 19.36 20.63 20.63 20.63 20.63 21.46
GDP per capita (USD) 563.80 571 571 571 571 574
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1734.70 1841 1841 1841 1841 1841
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (AFN Million) 265637.00 261500 261500 261500 261500 261500
GDP From Agriculture (AFN Million) 120785.00 141000 141000 141000 141000 141000
GDP From Construction (AFN Million) 73330.00 70000 70000 70000 70000 70000
GDP From Manufacturing (AFN Million) 52565.00 52770 52770 52770 52770 52770
GDP From Mining (AFN Million) 4316.00 3960 3960 3960 3960 3960
GDP From Services (AFN Million) 274374.00 276000 276000 276000 276000 276000
GDP From Transport (AFN Million) 139295.00 148500 148500 148500 148500 148500
GDP From Utilities (AFN Million) 210.00 254 254 254 254 254
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.10 11 11 11 11 11
Population (Million) 31.60 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.4 37.3
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 1.20 4 2.5 3 4.3 4.5
Core Inflation Rate (%) -0.70 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.80 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
GDP Deflator (points) 262.40 273 269 270 274 286
Food Inflation (%) 3.30 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 106.10 108 108 110 109 109
Cpi Transportation (points) 110.70 107 107 113 107 107
Consumer Price Index Cpi (points) 116.30 118 118 117 119 125
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -5131.30 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -604.74 -518 -518 -518 -516 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -28.00 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8.5
Imports (USD Million) 7406.60 7060 7060 7060 7060 7060
Exports (USD Million) 875.24 692 692 692 692 692
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.10 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 7
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.40 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 204.00 175 175 175 175 175
Government Spending (AFN Million) 183431.00 191000 191000 191000 191000 191000
Government Spending To GDP (%) 11.90 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.4 11
Government Budget Value (AFN Million) -9490.00 -6190 -6190 -6190 -6190 -6190
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
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 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Mining Production (%) 14.60 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 1098.10 1178 1178 1178 1178 1178
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes) 109.60 224 224 224 224 224
Changes In Inventories (AFN Million) 316982.00 481000 481000 481000 481000 481000
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Spending (AFN Million) 1112235.00 1250000 1250000 1250000 1250000 1250000


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