Saudi Arabia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 251,800
No. Of products 1,791
No. Of partners 170
Imports (in US$ Mil) 144,334
No. Of products 4,223
No. Of partners 215

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration4.71
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth-8.32

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)78,659,694,182.87
Service exports (BoP, current US$)24,242,759,025.87
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)27.61
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)36.05

Saudi Arabia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified202,428 80.39
China9,340 3.71
United Arab Emirates4,376 1.74
India3,773 1.50
Singapore3,414 1.36
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China27,067 18.75
United States17,098 11.85
United Arab Emirates10,364 7.18
Germany7,004 4.85
Japan6,546 4.54

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 materials2,086 0.83 8,886 6.16 5.94
Intermediate goods40,916 16.25 28,978 20.08 4.34
Consumer goods5,641 2.24 55,000 38.11 6.51
Capital goods774 0.31 42,829 29.67 3.18

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Polypropylene, in pr ...5,428,347.02
Polyethylene having ...4,787,167.31
Polyethylene having ...4,147,191.49
Monobutyl ethers of ...2,807,251.48
Anhydrous ammonia1,648,032.08
Transmission apparat ...5,181,096.10
Automobiles with rec ...5,033,543.69
Automobiles with rec ...4,751,123.71
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,576,979.87
Other medicaments of ...2,935,048.24

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Saudi Arabia

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 4.54
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 25,077,428.49
Maximum Rate (%) 1,373.53
Weighted Average (%) 4.85
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 17.97

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)792,967
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)22,840.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)66,919.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)8.44

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank62
Trading Across Borders Rank86

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.16
LPI Rank52