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Saudi Arabia Trade Summary

2017

Saudi Arabia exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SAUDI ARABIA 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Saudi Arabia 2017

Exports and imports of Saudi Arabia in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 221,835 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 134,519 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,430 products were exported to 184 countries and 3,970 products were imported from 213 countries.

Saudi Arabia top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which Saudi Arabia exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Saudi Arabia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 170,244 million, with a partner share of 76.74 percent.
  2. Saudi Arabia exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 8,074 million, with a partner share of 3.64 percent.
  3. Saudi Arabia exports to China worth US$ 6,216 million, with a partner share of 2.80 percent.
  4. Saudi Arabia exports to Singapore worth US$ 3,078 million, with a partner share of 1.39 percent.
  5. Saudi Arabia exports to India worth US$ 2,862 million, with a partner share of 1.29 percent.

Top five countries from which Saudi Arabia imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Saudi Arabia imports from China worth US$ 20,526 million, with a partner share of 15.26 percent.
  2. Saudi Arabia imports from United States worth US$ 18,198 million, with a partner share of 13.53 percent.
  3. Saudi Arabia imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 8,755 million, with a partner share of 6.51 percent.
  4. Saudi Arabia imports from Germany worth US$ 7,866 million, with a partner share of 5.85 percent.
  5. Saudi Arabia imports from France worth US$ 5,830 million, with a partner share of 4.33 percent.

Saudi Arabia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Saudi Arabia along with trade value are:

  1. Saudi Arabia exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity >=0.94, , worth US$ 4,981,605.31 million.
  2. Saudi Arabia exported Polypropylene, in primary forms , worth US$ 4,866,094.81 million.
  3. Saudi Arabia exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity <0.94, i , worth US$ 3,732,483.66 million.
  4. Saudi Arabia exported Monobutyl ethers of ethylene glycol or of dieth , worth US$ 2,901,407.86 million.
  5. Saudi Arabia exported Styrene , worth US$ 1,315,405.61 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Saudi Arabia along with trade value are

  1. Saudi Arabia imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 5,065,883.50 million.
  2. Saudi Arabia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 4,512,124.41 million.
  3. Saudi Arabia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 3,763,185.45 million.
  4. Saudi Arabia imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 3,008,320.98 million.
  5. Saudi Arabia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 2,755,481.07 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Saudi Arabia in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 1,373.53 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 4.54 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 4.85 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 25,077,428.49 and duty free tariff line items share was 17.97 percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Saudi Arabia in 2017 are below

  • Saudi Arabia GDP in current US dollar was 688,586 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 19,990.00 .
  • Saudi Arabia Trade balance: as % of GDP was 5.51.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 37,948.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 64.20 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 14.04 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Saudi Arabia in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.07.
  • Index of export market penetration was 5.25.
  • World Growth in percentage was 5.68 and Saudi Arabia Country Growth was 11.80 .