Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Afghanistan trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/12 - 2021/4

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2020/12
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USA's foreign trade with Afghanistan, exports to Afghanistan and imports from Afghanistan in April 2021


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

In April Afghanistan was USA's 136. largest foreign trade partner. Rise from the previous month 28 places. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Afghanistan. $20 million worth of trade was 68.1 per cent lower than in April of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Afghanistan was $14 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Afghanistan was 158.2 per cent higher than in April of the previous year, thus amounting to $2.9 million. Major product categories of imports from Afghanistan were Sitc659 (floor coverings, etc.), representing 38.4 percent of imports, Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 16.0 % and Sitc057 (fruit and nuts (not including oil nuts), fresh or dried) 14.5 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Afghanistan declined considerably,by 72.2 per cent, compared to in April of the previous year, thus amounting to $17 million in April 2021. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof), which represented a share of 14.3 per cent of total exports, Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) 12.7 % and Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76) 8.9 % of the exports.

Development during January-April 2021

The trade in goods between January and April of 2021 was of lesser value than in the corresponding period of the previous year. The value of the trade was $220 million, down 11.7 %. During January-April the value of imports was $8.3 million. The export value was $212 million. Compared to the corresponding period in 2020, the value of imports during this period increased by 25.3 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc659 (floor coverings, etc.), worth $2.5 million. In export the largest value had Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof), worth being $125 million. The value of exports during this period decreased by 12.7 %. The trade balance between USA and Afghanistanin between January and April was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $203 million.


Table: USA's export to Afghanistan (AF) during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 0.6 2.2 1.1 7.1 13.0 10.0 1.7 3.4 1.4 8.3
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.5 1.6 1.1 7.0 1.2 0.9 0.10 1.8 0.7 4.1
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0 0.0 0 0.0 11.4 8.8 0 0.0 0 0.0
05. Vegetables and fruit 0.1 0.4 0 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.8 1.5 0.7 3.8
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 0.7 2.4 0.9 5.7 0.6 0.4 2.7 5.2 0.9 5.1
57. Plastics in primary forms 0.1 0.0 0.6 3.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0.5 1.9 0.2 0.9 0.4 0.3 2.4 4.7 0.5 2.5
6. Basic manufactures 0.4 1.5 0.3 1.7 0.4 0.2 4.3 8.5 1.0 5.7
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.8 1.5 0.1 0.3
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 0.3 1.0 0.2 1.1 0.2 0.1 2.9 5.6 0.4 2.3
7. Machinery,transport equipment 21.0 81.8 10.0 64.6 111.2 86.1 31.4 62.2 8.9 52.2
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0.3 1.1 0.3 1.4 0.3 0.2 1.6 3.0 0.4 2.2
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.10 0.7 0.3 0.4 1.3 7.7
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 0.7 2.5 1.1 6.6 0.8 0.6 4.2 8.2 0.10 5.5
75. Office machines and adp machines 0.4 1.3 0.6 3.5 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.4 2.1
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 0.8 3.1 2.4 15.4 1.6 1.2 4.0 7.9 1.6 9.3
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 2.6 10.1 1.10 12.5 2.4 1.8 4.4 8.6 1.5 8.4
78. Road vehicles 10.10 42.6 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 2.9 5.7 0.5 2.6
79. Other transport equipment 5.4 20.8 3.8 24.3 104.7 81.1 13.10 27.6 2.5 14.3
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.3 8.6 2.6 16.5 2.2 1.7 8.4 16.5 2.3 13.3
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 0.7 2.5 0.8 5.0 1.7 1.2 3.7 7.3 0.8 4.4
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 0.10 3.6 1.3 8.4 0.4 0.3 3.4 6.6 0.5 2.8
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 0.8 3.0 0.6 3.8 2.0 1.5 2.1 4.1 2.6 14.9
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.5 1.6 1.2 1.3 2.5 2.2 12.7
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 0.7 2.7 0.6 3.2 0.5 0.3 0.8 1.6 0.4 2.2
0-9. All groups combined 25.7 100.0 15.5 100.0 129.2 100.0 50.4 100.0 16.9 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Afghanistan (AF) to USA during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 0.6 33.6 1.0 51.6 0.9 64.2 0.7 29.8 0.7 21.8
05. Vegetables and fruit 0.5 26.5 0.9 45.7 0.8 52.4 0.6 25.3 0.6 18.6
6. Basic manufactures 0.6 34.8 0.6 29.3 0.4 25.8 0.6 25.5 1.7 59.2
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.6 34.5 0.6 27.3 0.4 25.8 0.6 25.4 1.1 38.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 0.4 21.4 0.2 6.2 0.1 2.8 0.9 40.0 0.1 1.5
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.9 40.0 0 0.0
0-9. All groups combined 1.7 100.0 1.10 100.0 1.4 100.0 2.3 100.0 2.9 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - April (Sitc)


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