Saudi Arabia

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Econ Complexity 62nd of 184
1980
2015

$182B

Exports 25th of 221
1980
2015

$167B

Imports 28th of 221
1980
2015

$53.5k

GDP Per Capita 13th of 184
1990
2015

Saudi Arabia is the 25th largest export economy in the world and the 62nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Saudi Arabia exported $182B and imported $167B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $15.6B. In 2015 the GDP of Saudi Arabia was $646B and its GDP per capita was $53.5k.

The top exports of Saudi Arabia are Crude Petroleum ($100B), Refined Petroleum ($18.4B), Ethylene Polymers ($10.5B), Propylene Polymers ($5.84B) and Ethers ($4.92B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($16B), Gold ($5.28B), Broadcasting Equipment ($3.68B), Packaged Medicaments ($3.63B) and Delivery Trucks ($3.31B).

The top export destinations of Saudi Arabia are China ($26.7B), the United States ($20.9B), India ($19.9B), South Korea ($17.7B) and Other Asia ($12.5B). The top import origins are China ($23.4B), the United States ($18.8B), Germany ($11B), South Korea ($9.7B) and the United Arab Emirates ($8.5B).

Saudi Arabia borders the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Yemen by land and Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan, Bahrain and Iran by sea.

Economic Complexity of Saudi Arabia

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