Saudi Arabia

0.75

Econ Complexity 29th of 126
1980
2017

$170B

Exports 26th of 221
1980
2017

$96.2B

Imports 34th of 221
1980
2017

$53.8k

GDP Per Capita 15th of 214
1990
2017
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Saudi Arabia is the 26th largest export economy in the world and the 29th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Saudi Arabia exported $170B and imported $96.2B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $74.2B. In 2017 the GDP of Saudi Arabia was $686B and its GDP per capita was $53.8k.

The top exports of Saudi Arabia are Crude Petroleum ($110B), Refined Petroleum ($14.1B), Ethylene Polymers ($11B), Acyclic Alcohols ($6.32B) and Propylene Polymers ($4.59B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($7.35B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.2B), Refined Petroleum ($2.83B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.74B) and Broadcasting Equipment ($2.13B).

The top export destinations of Saudi Arabia are China ($29.1B), Japan ($25B), India ($19.4B), South Korea ($17.7B) and the United States ($17.3B). The top import origins are China ($18.3B), the United States ($7.66B), Germany ($7.19B), South Korea ($5.15B) and France ($5.05B).

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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