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Saudi Arabia Trade Summary

2018

Saudi Arabia exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SAUDI ARABIA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Saudi Arabia 2018

Exports and imports of Saudi Arabia in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 294,536 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 135,211 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,085 products were exported to 184 countries and 4,216 products were imported from 213 countries.

Saudi Arabia top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Saudi Arabia exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Saudi Arabia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 231,584 million, with a partner share of 78.63 percent.
  2. Saudi Arabia exports to China worth US$ 9,724 million, with a partner share of 3.30 percent.
  3. Saudi Arabia exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 8,132 million, with a partner share of 2.76 percent.
  4. Saudi Arabia exports to Singapore worth US$ 4,020 million, with a partner share of 1.36 percent.
  5. Saudi Arabia exports to India worth US$ 3,565 million, with a partner share of 1.21 percent.

Top five countries from which Saudi Arabia imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Saudi Arabia imports from China worth US$ 22,244 million, with a partner share of 16.45 percent.
  2. Saudi Arabia imports from United States worth US$ 18,041 million, with a partner share of 13.34 percent.
  3. Saudi Arabia imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 12,080 million, with a partner share of 8.93 percent.
  4. Saudi Arabia imports from Germany worth US$ 7,292 million, with a partner share of 5.39 percent.
  5. Saudi Arabia imports from India worth US$ 5,685 million, with a partner share of 4.20 percent.

Saudi Arabia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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

  1. Saudi Arabia exported Polypropylene, in primary forms , worth US$ 5,836,460.24 million.
  2. Saudi Arabia exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity >=0.94, , worth US$ 5,322,149.10 million.
  3. Saudi Arabia exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity <0.94, i , worth US$ 5,152,006.75 million.
  4. Saudi Arabia exported Monobutyl ethers of ethylene glycol or of dieth , worth US$ 3,513,200.43 million.
  5. Saudi Arabia exported Anhydrous ammonia , worth US$ 1,541,987.91 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$ 4,897,818.43 million.
  2. Saudi Arabia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 3,660,570.91 million.
  3. Saudi Arabia imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 3,158,345.56 million.
  4. Saudi Arabia imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 3,137,715.38 million.
  5. Saudi Arabia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 3,071,810.69 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Saudi Arabia in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Saudi Arabia in 2018 are below

  • Saudi Arabia GDP in current US dollar was 786,522 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 21,600.00 .
  • Saudi Arabia Trade balance: as % of GDP was 13.24.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 104,121.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 66.57 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.16 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Saudi Arabia in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.07.
  • Index of export market penetration was 4.91.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Saudi Arabia Country Growth was 15.90 .