Saudi Arabia Trade Summary

2008 Data

Saudi Arabia exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Saudi Arabia

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 312,999
No. Of products: 2,320
No. Of partners: 164
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 112,273
No. Of products: 3,984
No. Of partners: 177

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...247,097,213.67
Petroleum oils, etc, ...21,776,362.95
Propane, liquefied4,934,209.63
Butanes, liquefied3,217,904.56
Polyethylene having ...2,186,515.27
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Automobiles with rec ...4,925,982.16
Automobiles with rec ...4,157,547.33
Barley2,983,891.46
Transmission apparat ...2,017,599.59
Aircraft parts nes1,851,872.45

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Other Asia, nes166,362 53.15
Unspecified115,126 36.78
United Arab Emirates4,586 1.47
China2,131 0.68
Qatar1,550 0.50
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States15,481 13.79
China12,414 11.06
Japan9,347 8.32
Germany8,432 7.51
Korea, Rep.5,079 4.52

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials248,284 79.32 9,321 8.30 1.76
Intermediate goods21,157 6.76 29,823 26.56 3.65
Consumer goods39,495 12.62 34,208 30.47 3.59
Capital goods3,995 1.28 38,908 34.65 3.18

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.08
Index of export market penetration: 5.36
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 20.89

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 3
Maximum Rate (%): 5
Simple Average (%): 3.33
Weighted Average (%): 3.25
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 20,551,982.49
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 28.35

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 519,797
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 18,420.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 28.12
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 146,169.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 16.28
Trade (% of GDP): 96.10