Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Currency 77.07 77.7 78.04 78.38 78.71 79.37

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.93 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.6
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.20 16 16 16 12.7 12.7
Inflation Rate (%) 4.40 2 3 3.6 3.8 4.3
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -5760.90 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -893.51 -516 -516 -516 -516 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -21.20 -23 -23 -23 -23 -20
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.80 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.40 -11 -11 -11 -11 -13
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.93 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.6
GDP (USD Billion) 19.10 20.46 20.46 20.46 20.46 21.43
GDP per capita (USD) 571.50 570 570 570 570 575
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2202.30 2300 2300 2300 2300 2400
GDP From Agriculture (AFN Million) 396052.33 401500 401500 401500 401500 411500
GDP From Construction (AFN Million) 39642.66 50000 50000 50000 50000 60000
GDP From Manufacturing (AFN Million) 75024.54 59500 59500 59500 59500 62770
GDP From Mining (AFN Million) 22030.68 24950 24950 24950 24950 25960
GDP From Services (AFN Million) 686354.41 726000 726000 726000 726000 776000
GDP From Transport (AFN Million) 51535.72 53640 53640 53640 53640 63470
GDP From Utilities (AFN Million) 19227.35 17350 17350 17350 17350 18350
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (AFN Million) 181686.00 261500 261500 261500 261500 261500

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.20 16 16 16 12.7 12.7
Population (Million) 33.20 37.3 37.3 37.3 37.3 39.2

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 4.40 2 3 3.6 3.8 4.3
Core Inflation Rate (%) 3.90 2 2 2 2 2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 122.30 122 125 130 127 132
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 107.60 109 109 109 109 109
Cpi Transportation (points) 105.00 107 107 107 107 107
Food Inflation (%) 5.00 4 4 4 4 4
GDP Deflator (points) 269.60 282 275 278 281 293
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -5760.90 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -893.51 -516 -516 -516 -516 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -21.20 -23 -23 -23 -23 -20
Imports (USD Million) 6537.64 7060 7060 7060 7060 7060
Exports (USD Million) 776.73 692 692 692 692 692

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.80 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.40 -11 -11 -11 -11 -13
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 238.00 175 175 175 175 175
Government Budget Value (AFN Million) 51319.31 -13550 -13550 -13550 -13550 -9000
Government Spending (AFN Million) 335480.24 387900 387900 387900 387900 357890
Government Spending To GDP (%) 24.10 11.4 11.4 11 11 11

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes) 93.80 224 224 224 224 224
Changes In Inventories (AFN Million) 316982.00 481000 481000 481000 481000 481000
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 1030.87 1350 1350 1350 1350 1450
Mining Production (%) -6.90 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Consumer Spending (AFN Million) 1301241.27 1250000 1250000 1250000 1250000 1250000


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