Economy of Afghanistan ranks 175th in UN Development Index

Agriculture is considered to be one of the important industry for the country’s growth over the years contributing to over 50% of the total GDP, but the trend is changing as more and more industries are growing giving rise to the economy of the country.

  • Definition / Scope
  • Market Overview
  • Top Market Opportunities
  • Market Drivers
  • Market Restraints
  • Industry Challenges
  • Technology Trends
  • Pricing Trends
  • Regulatory Trends
  • Other Key Market Trends
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Outlook
  • Technology Roadmap
  • Distribution Chain Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Competitive Factors
  • Key Market Players
  • Strategic Conclusion

Definition/Scope

Afghanistan economy is considered to be one of the least developed nation in the world. It ranks 175th in the United Nation Development Index. Its unemployment rate is 40% and 36% of the population lives below poverty line.

Lack of infrastructure has added to the decline of the industry in the country. Industry scope includes small-scale production of textiles, soap, furniture, shoes & apparels, food-products, cement; hand-made carpets; natural gas, coal, copper, non-alcoholic beverages, fertilizer and mining.

The country receives financial aids from the international bodies like World Bank for development and growth of the economy. Kabul is the largest city and considered as the commercial capital. The value of imports has reached over $7500 million.


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