Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Afghanistan trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2021/7 - 2021/11

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


Share of USA's2021/7
%
2021/8
%
2021/9
%
2021/10
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2021/11
%
Export0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Import0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Trade in Goods0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

USA's foreign trade with Afghanistan, exports to Afghanistan and imports from Afghanistan in November 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 November Afghanistan was USA's 187. most important foreign trade partner. Improvement from the previous month was 6 places. Trade in goods between the countries of the month was considerably lower than in in November of the previous year. The value of the trade was $2.7 million and the drop was 92.7 %. In November the trade balance with Afghanistan was $254.1 thousand in deficit for United States of America.

The value of imports from Afghanistan decreased by 8.0 per cent compared to in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $1.5 million in November 2021. Major product categories of imports from Afghanistan were Sitc057 (fruit and nuts (not including oil nuts), fresh or dried), representing 45.1 percent of imports, Sitc659 (floor coverings, etc.) 37.2 % and Sitc896 (works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques) 6.7 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Afghanistan declined considerably,by 96.5 per cent, compared to in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $1.2 million in November 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 30.4 per cent of total exports, Sitc098 (edible products and preparations, n.e.s.) 21.2 % and Sitc752 (automatic data-processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, n.e.s.) 20.4 % of the exports.

A sharp drop in trade in goods in early 2021

During January-November, trade in goods between the two countries declined sharply (-59.9 %) over the same period last year. The value of the trade was $265 million. During January-November the value of imports was $20 million. The export value was $245 million. Compared to the corresponding period in 2020, the value of imports during this period increased by 33.3 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc659 (floor coverings, etc.), worth $6.9 million. In export the largest value had Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof), worth being $128 million. The value of exports during this period decreased by 62.1 %. The trade balance between USA and Afghanistanin between January and November was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $224 million.


Table: USA's export to Afghanistan (AF) during 2021/7 - 2021/11

2021 / 72021 / 82021 / 92021 / 102021 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 2.6 30.1 0.4 14.0 0.2 33.6 0.4 69.4 0.7 58.3
01. Meat and meat preparations 2.3 26.8 0.3 9.4 0.0 9.2 0.1 16.1 0.4 30.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 2.0 23.2 1.8 62.8 0.0 10.0 0.1 12.4 0.3 27.4
79. Other transport equipment 1.3 15.6 1.2 42.0 00 00 0.1 4.2
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.0 34.9 0.0 0.5 00 00 0.1 4.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 0.9 10.5 00 00 00 0.0 2.7
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 2.1 24.0 00 00 00 0.0 1.4
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 0.6 7.2 0.4 12.7 0.0 2.0 0.0 3.4 0.0 1.7
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 0.6 7.1 0.1 2.1 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.9 0.0 1.7
0-9. All groups combined 8.7 100.0 2.8 100.0 0.5 100.0 0.5 100.0 1.2 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Afghanistan (AF) to USA during 2021/7 - 2021/11

2021 / 72021 / 82021 / 92021 / 102021 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 0.5 26.3 0.6 40.8 0.2 36.7 0.7 40.9 0.8 50.8
05. Vegetables and fruit 0.4 20.5 0.5 37.1 0.2 28.5 0.6 32.0 0.7 49.3
6. Basic manufactures 1.0 50.6 0.2 13.4 0.3 49.7 1.0 55.9 0.6 37.9
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.9 46.3 0.1 9.8 0.2 36.9 1.0 54.9 0.6 37.2
7. Machinery,transport equipment 0.0 0.2 0.6 40.1 0.1 9.3 00 00
0-9. All groups combined 1.9 100.0 1.4 100.0 0.7 100.0 1.8 100.0 1.5 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - November (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - November (ATP)

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