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Afghanistan Business Report

General information
Source: The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency
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Population
34,940,837 (July 2018 est.)
GDP (PPP)
$69.45 billion (2017 est.)

The economy is dependent on foreign aid and has not yet developed a proper economy

GDP growth rate
2.7% (2017 est.)

The growth rate is subdued for a country that is still underdeveloped

GDP (PPP) per capita
$2,000 (2017 est.)

Among the lowest in the world

Local currency
Afghanis (AFA)

Weak currency subject to sharp devaluations

Financial stability (Public debt)
7% of GDP (2017 est.)

Low, although currency weakness and dependency in foreign aid point to low financial stability

Inflation
5% (2017 est.)

Medium

Language
Afghan Persian or Dari (official) 77%, Pashto (official) 48%, Uzbek 11%, English 6%

Outside of the Western military still present in the country, fluency in English is very low (89/100)

Corruption perception index (Source: Transparency International)
172/180

Extremely high level of corruption

Duties and tax
Source: PwC World Tax Summaries 2017-2018
VAT

N/A
Corporate Tax

N/A
Duties

N/A

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