Afghanistan: Short-term external debt

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 Afghanistan

Short-term debt, percent of total external debt

 Latest value 11.61
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2022
 Average 8.23
 Min - Max 0.86 - 17.06
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2006 to 2022. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 8.23 percent with a minimum of 0.86 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 17.06 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2022 is 11.61 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 120 countries is 11.18 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Short-term external debt - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Short-term external debt - historical chart - 2006-2022




Definition: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt.

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 Reserves 9.75 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 2.10 2021 percent
 Remittances 350.00 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 2,997.40 2020 million USD
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