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Saudi Arabia Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Saudi Arabia monthly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Saudi Arabia

Overall Exports and Imports for Saudi Arabia 2016

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 207,572 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 129,796 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,352 products are exported to 162 countries and 4,321 products are imported from 172 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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

  • Saudi Arabia exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 136,179,903.56 million.
  • Saudi Arabia exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 23,674,613.87 million.
  • Saudi Arabia exported Polypropylene, in primary forms , worth US$ 4,220,934.07 million.
  • Saudi Arabia exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity >=0.94, , worth US$ 4,154,335.59 million.
  • Saudi Arabia exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity <0.94, i , worth US$ 3,582,378.87 million.

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

  • Saudi Arabia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 6,131,567.39 million.
  • Saudi Arabia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 5,465,671.10 million.
  • Saudi Arabia imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 3,946,939.60 million.
  • Saudi Arabia imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 2,675,924.41 million.
  • Saudi Arabia imported Aircraft parts nes , worth US$ 2,398,210.46 million.

Saudi Arabia top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

The top five countries to which Saudi Arabia exported 2016 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Saudi Arabia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 164,154 million, with a partner share of 79.08 percent.
  2. Saudi Arabia exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 6,567 million, with a partner share of 3.16 percent.
  3. Saudi Arabia exports to China worth US$ 4,136 million, with a partner share of 1.99 percent.
  4. Saudi Arabia exports to India worth US$ 2,458 million, with a partner share of 1.18 percent.
  5. Saudi Arabia exports to Singapore worth US$ 2,219 million, with a partner share of 1.07 percent.

The top five countries to which Saudi Arabia imported goods 2016 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Saudi Arabia imports from China worth US$ 18,841 million, with a partner share of 14.52 percent.
  2. Saudi Arabia imports from United States worth US$ 17,342 million, with a partner share of 13.36 percent.
  3. Saudi Arabia imports from Germany worth US$ 8,181 million, with a partner share of 6.30 percent.
  4. Saudi Arabia imports from Japan worth US$ 7,176 million, with a partner share of 5.53 percent.
  5. Saudi Arabia imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 6,930 million, with a partner share of 5.34 percent.

Saudi Arabia Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2015

Tariffs imposed by Saudi Arabia in 2015 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 5.08.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 4.45.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 36,249,488.17 and duty free tariff line items share is 10.88.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.01.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.02.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Saudi Arabia World Development Indicators (WDI) 2017

Key Development Indicators of Saudi Arabia in 2017 are below

WDI

Saudi Arabia Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Saudi Arabia is 92.
  • The trade across border rank is 161.
Doing Business

Saudi Arabia Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

Saudi ArabiaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Saudi Arabia in 2016 is 3.16.
  • The LPI rank is 52.
LPI

Saudi Arabia Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Saudi Arabia is 42.50.
SPRD