Saudi Arabia Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Saudi Arabia

2018

Overall Exports and Imports

Exports
Exports (in US$ Mil) 294,536
No. Of products 3,085
No. Of partners 184
Imports
Imports (in US$ Mil) 135,211
No. Of products 4,216
No. Of partners 213

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration4.91
World Growth3.50
Country Growth15.90

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)83,842,489,636.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)19,652,209,333.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)26.66
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)39.90

Saudi Arabia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified231,584 78.63
China9,724 3.30
United Arab Emirates8,132 2.76
Singapore4,020 1.36
India3,565 1.21
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China22,244 16.45
United States18,041 13.34
United Arab Emirates12,080 8.93
Germany7,292 5.39
India5,685 4.20

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 materials2,815 0.96 9,879 7.31 5.94
Intermediate goods45,980 15.61 28,086 20.77 4.34
Consumer goods7,681 2.61 50,035 37.01 6.51
Capital goods6,308 2.14 38,690 28.61 3.18

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports
Polypropylene, in pr ...5,836,460.24
Polyethylene having ...5,322,149.10
Polyethylene having ...5,152,006.75
Monobutyl ethers of ...3,513,200.43
Anhydrous ammonia1,541,987.91
Imports
Transmission apparat ...4,897,818.43
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,660,570.91
Other medicaments of ...3,158,345.56
Gold in unwrought fo ...3,137,715.38
Automobiles with rec ...3,071,810.69

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

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

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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)

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

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
Population33,699,947
GDP (current US$ Mil)786,522
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)21,600.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)104,121.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)13.24

Doing Business

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

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.16
LPI Rank52