Saudi Arabia

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Econ Complexity 26th of 185
1980
2014

$306B

Exports 15th of 220
1980
2014

$146B

Imports 32nd of 220
1980
2014

$52k

GDP Per Capita 12th of 185
1990
2014

Saudi Arabia is the 15th largest export economy in the world and the 26th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Saudi Arabia exported $306B and imported $146B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $159B. In 2014 the GDP of Saudi Arabia was $753B and its GDP per capita was $52k.

The top exports of Saudi Arabia are Crude Petroleum ($232B), Refined Petroleum ($19.8B), Ethylene Polymers ($11.4B), Acyclic Alcohols ($7.37B) and Propylene Polymers ($6.6B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($13.6B), Refined Petroleum ($10.7B), Delivery Trucks ($3.48B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.06B) and Packaged Medicaments ($3.01B).

The top export destinations of Saudi Arabia are China ($44.2B), Japan ($42.5B), the United States ($41.8B), South Korea ($33.1B) and India ($30B). The top import origins are China ($20.5B), the United States ($15.4B), India ($13B), Germany ($11.5B) and South Korea ($8.29B).

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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