More than 3,000 tons of pine nuts have been sent abroad in the past eight months, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC) said.
The MoIC spokesman Akhundzada Abdul Salam Jawad said the pine nuts were sent to countries in the region and to Europe and the US.
He said that at least 2,200 tons of pine nuts were exported to China and that another 800 tons was sent to China through the air corridor.
The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) said that more than 3,000 tons of pine nuts have remained in the country.
According to the statistics, nearly 5,000 tons of pine nuts were exported last year.