Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Afghanistan trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2021/3 - 2021/7

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


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USA's foreign trade with Afghanistan, exports to Afghanistan and imports from Afghanistan in Juli 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 Juli Afghanistan was USA's 161. most important foreign trade partner. Decrease from the previous month was 11 places. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Afghanistan. Trade in goods between the countries of the month was considerably lower than in in Juli of the previous year. The value of the trade was $11 million and the drop was 77.2 %. During the month, the balance of trade with Afghanistan was $6.8 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Afghanistan was 135.5 per cent higher than in Juli of the previous year, thus amounting to $1.9 million. Major product categories of imports from Afghanistan were Sitc659 (floor coverings, etc.), representing 45.5 percent of imports, Sitc896 (works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques) 18.0 % and Sitc057 (fruit and nuts (not including oil nuts), fresh or dried) 16.0 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Afghanistan declined considerably,by 81.0 per cent, compared to in Juli of the previous year, thus amounting to $8.7 million in Juli 2021. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc012 (other meat and edible meat offal, fresh, chilled or frozen (except meat and meat offal unfit or unsuitable for human consumption)), which represented a share of 26.8 per cent of total exports, Sitc891 (arms and ammunition) 23.6 % and Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof) 15.6 % of the exports.

A sharp drop in trade in goods in early 2021

During January-Juli, trade in goods between the two countries declined sharply (-40.1 %) over the same period last year. The value of the trade was $255 million. During January-Juli the value of imports was $15 million. The export value was $240 million. Compared to the corresponding period in 2020, the value of imports during this period increased by 59.0 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc659 (floor coverings, etc.), worth $5.0 million. In export the largest value had Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof), worth being $127 million. The value of exports during this period decreased by 42.3 %. The trade balance between USA and Afghanistanin between January and Juli was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $225 million.


Table: USA's export to Afghanistan (AF) during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 1.7 3.4 1.4 8.3 2.0 13.8 2.3 44.4 2.7 30.1
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.10 1.8 0.7 4.1 1.3 9.0 2.3 44.4 2.4 26.8
05. Vegetables and fruit 0.8 1.5 0.7 3.8 0.5 3.2 0 0.0 0.1 0.8
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 2.7 5.2 0.9 5.1 0.3 1.6 0.4 6.1 0.1 0.9
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 2.4 4.7 0.5 2.5 0.2 0.8 0.2 2.0 0.1 0.5
6. Basic manufactures 4.3 8.5 1.0 5.7 0.7 4.4 0.2 3.9 0.4 3.7
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0.8 1.5 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 0 0.0 0.2 1.2
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 2.9 5.6 0.4 2.3 0.5 2.9 0.2 2.7 0.1 0.2
7. Machinery,transport equipment 31.4 62.2 8.9 52.2 8.7 61.1 1.6 31.5 2.1 23.2
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 1.6 3.0 0.4 2.2 0.3 1.9 0.8 15.5 0.1 0.2
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0.3 0.4 1.3 7.7 0.3 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 4.2 8.2 0.10 5.5 1.5 10.4 0.3 4.4 0.3 2.9
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 4.0 7.9 1.6 9.3 1.3 9.0 0.1 1.9 0.1 1.0
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 4.4 8.6 1.5 8.4 2.7 18.8 0.2 3.4 0.3 2.7
78. Road vehicles 2.9 5.7 0.5 2.6 1.8 12.5 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.4
79. Other transport equipment 13.10 27.6 2.5 14.3 0.9 6.0 0.3 4.8 1.4 15.6
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.4 16.5 2.3 13.3 2.4 16.9 0.6 9.9 3.1 34.9
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 3.7 7.3 0.8 4.4 1.0 6.9 0.3 5.1 0.10 10.5
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 3.4 6.6 0.5 2.8 1.2 7.8 0.1 1.8 2.1 24.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 2.1 4.1 2.6 14.9 0.4 2.1 0.2 3.0 0.7 7.2
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 1.3 2.5 2.2 12.7 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 0.8 1.6 0.4 2.2 0.3 1.6 0.2 2.8 0.7 7.1
0-9. All groups combined 50.4 100.0 16.9 100.0 14.2 100.0 5.1 100.0 8.7 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Afghanistan (AF) to USA during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 0.7 29.8 0.7 21.8 0.7 21.3 0.7 34.8 0.6 26.3
05. Vegetables and fruit 0.6 25.3 0.6 18.6 0.6 17.5 0.5 25.7 0.4 20.5
6. Basic manufactures 0.6 25.5 1.7 59.2 2.2 68.6 0.10 51.9 1.0 50.6
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.6 25.4 1.1 38.4 0.8 24.7 0.9 49.5 0.9 46.3
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0 0.0 0.5 16.0 1.4 43.5 0 0.0 0.1 4.0
7. Machinery,transport equipment 0.9 40.0 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.0 0.1 3.8 0.1 0.2
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0.9 40.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
0-9. All groups combined 2.3 100.0 2.9 100.0 3.1 100.0 1.8 100.0 1.10 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - Juli (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - Juli (ATP)

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