Afghanistan: Trade freedom

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 Afghanistan

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 69
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 2017 - 2021
 Average 67
 Min - Max 66 - 69
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2017 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 67 points with a minimum of 66 points in 2017 and a maximum of 69 points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 69 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 71 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Trade Freedom index for Afghanistan measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).

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