Saudi Arabia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 207,572
No. Of products 3,352
No. Of partners 162
Imports (in US$ Mil) 129,796
No. Of products 4,321
No. Of partners 172

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration4.94
World Growth-1.59
Country Growth-5.41

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)76,817,869,330.63
Service exports (BoP, current US$)18,020,787,306.67
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)28.56
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)34.84

Saudi Arabia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified164,154 79.08
United Arab Emirates6,567 3.16
China4,136 1.99
India2,458 1.18
Singapore2,219 1.07
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China18,841 14.52
United States17,342 13.36
Germany8,181 6.30
Japan7,176 5.53
United Arab Emirates6,930 5.34

Saudi Arabia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials138,213 66.59 8,900 6.86 2.88
Intermediate goods28,623 13.79 26,176 20.17 4.45
Consumer goods35,017 16.87 51,512 39.69 4.98
Capital goods5,481 2.64 38,348 29.54 4.36

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...136,179,903.56
Petroleum oils, etc, ...23,674,613.87
Polypropylene, in pr ...4,220,934.07
Polyethylene having ...4,154,335.59
Polyethylene having ...3,582,378.87
Automobiles with rec ...6,131,567.39
Automobiles with rec ...5,465,671.10
Transmission apparat ...3,946,939.60
Other medicaments of ...2,675,924.41
Aircraft parts nes2,398,210.46

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Saudi Arabia

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 5.08
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 36,249,488.17
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 4.45
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 10.88

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.02
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.01

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All42.50

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)686,738
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)20,090.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)43,125.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)6.28

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank92
Trading Across Borders Rank161

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.16
LPI Rank52