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Import and Export Data for Saudi Arabia

SAU
This is a detailed overview of imports and exports between Saudi Arabia and the US. Below you will find information on top exporters and most active ports in Saudi Arabia. Scroll further to get a comprehensive list of imports and exports between Saudi Arabia and the US, as well as monthly tracking on the volume of trade between Saudi Arabia and the US. Be advised that access to complete trade data between Saudi Arabia and the US is limited to paid subscribers. Learn more about subscribing to Panjiva or call us at +1-888-972-6548.
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Top Ports in SAU

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    Jeddeh Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Ad Dammam Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Ras At Tannurah Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    All Other Saudi Arabia Ports Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Al Jubail Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Dhuba Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Al Juaymah Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Gizan Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Al Khobar Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Dhahran Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.

Top Suppliers in SAU

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    Freedel Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
    paper, bags, paper bags, basil
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    Methanol Chemicals Co. Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
    bags, page, powder, resin
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    Bolanter Corporation Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
    bbls, crude, oil, crude oil
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    Saudi Arabia Oil Co. Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
    api, bbls, gsv, bbls gsv
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Value of goods traded between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia in USD

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In 2009-01-01, $2,095,869,335 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $805,185,809 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-02-01, $1,331,243,796 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $944,286,757 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-03-01, $1,354,019,349 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $926,399,910 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-04-01, $1,549,291,695 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,018,497,698 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-05-01, $1,781,978,982 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $759,560,068 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-06-01, $1,703,341,776 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $775,951,193 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-07-01, $2,059,486,359 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $858,330,881 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-08-01, $1,595,516,908 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $833,240,930 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-09-01, $1,698,411,628 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $953,257,980 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-10-01, $2,245,017,949 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $980,469,180 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-11-01, $1,966,191,404 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $840,420,821 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2009-12-01, $2,012,416,083 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,096,556,041 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-01-01, $2,116,032,908 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $837,635,986 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-02-01, $1,538,681,332 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,053,841,229 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-03-01, $2,289,393,069 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $924,489,277 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-04-01, $3,134,237,589 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,000,879,904 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-05-01, $2,718,846,939 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $965,487,858 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-06-01, $2,386,201,332 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $985,393,808 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-07-01, $3,223,294,306 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $822,276,064 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-08-01, $2,634,702,723 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,001,101,139 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-09-01, $2,952,804,928 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $900,202,328 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-10-01, $2,084,546,197 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,026,469,821 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-11-01, $2,761,626,562 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $880,838,730 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2010-12-01, $3,070,681,780 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,192,336,090 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-01-01, $2,642,122,234 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,075,092,310 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-02-01, $2,668,179,837 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $811,128,064 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-03-01, $3,489,853,357 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,263,637,348 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-04-01, $3,331,576,866 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,196,605,515 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-05-01, $3,724,436,028 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,180,661,176 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-06-01, $4,137,168,273 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,008,127,869 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-07-01, $4,225,217,683 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,075,721,750 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-08-01, $3,926,729,994 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,032,697,008 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-09-01, $4,570,118,215 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,186,818,128 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-10-01, $3,955,103,537 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,347,406,464 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-11-01, $3,588,703,744 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,267,691,936 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2011-12-01, $4,870,411,245 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,516,548,816 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-01-01, $4,086,757,811 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,510,914,233 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-02-01, $4,162,198,055 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,328,563,654 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-03-01, $4,992,734,307 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,695,355,124 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-04-01, $4,290,871,653 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,431,039,852 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-05-01, $5,357,389,317 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,233,078,870 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-06-01, $5,053,019,661 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,628,356,042 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-07-01, $4,123,898,024 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,500,172,101 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-08-01, $4,903,548,579 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,451,748,894 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-09-01, $3,559,317,754 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,353,814,240 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-10-01, $3,657,365,637 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,384,826,667 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-11-01, $4,331,597,718 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,685,243,772 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2012-12-01, $3,787,201,760 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,915,000,490 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-01-01, $3,786,717,626 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,698,188,960 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-02-01, $2,673,990,054 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,279,012,480 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-03-01, $3,373,441,534 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,804,804,921 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-04-01, $3,717,192,191 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,481,995,627 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-05-01, $4,375,106,281 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,787,622,556 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-06-01, $3,756,470,818 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,664,001,614 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-07-01, $3,910,938,686 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,385,340,134 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-08-01, $4,192,189,846 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,225,399,664 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-09-01, $4,003,431,007 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,526,205,014 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-10-01, $4,489,150,331 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,628,548,573 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-11-01, $3,585,988,406 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,502,615,375 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2013-12-01, $4,709,587,836 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $2,004,331,110 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2014-01-01, $4,370,878,934 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,219,112,140 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2014-02-01, $4,411,413,469 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,248,614,351 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2014-03-01, $4,161,572,843 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,631,761,840 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2014-04-01, $4,573,039,965 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,366,440,303 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia. In 2014-05-01, $4,780,355,647 USD of goods was imported by the US from Saudi Arabia, and $1,749,265,171 USD of goods was exported from the US to Saudi Arabia.

Top Products Imported from SAU to the U.S.

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    $4,231,321,905 of Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HTS 27)
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    $381,343,352 of Organic chemicals (HTS 29)
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    $131,790,170 of Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HTS 25)
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Top Products Exported to SAU from the U.S.

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    $403,524,739 of Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HTS 87)
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    $379,598,754 of Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HTS 88)
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    $279,172,747 of Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HTS 84)
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World Bank Economic Indicators for Saudi Arabia

Business World Bank Indicators — Saudi Arabia 2010
Leading indicators that show the ease and cost of doing business in Saudi Arabia as of 2010.

Indicator Value Rank in World
Qmark Cost to build a warehouse (% of income per capita) 22.80% 153
Qmark Cost to enforce a contract (% of claim) 27.50% 88
Qmark Cost to register property (% of property value) 0.00% 176
Qmark Cost to start a business (% of income per capita) 7.00% 120
Qmark Credit: Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 10=strong) 5.0 94
Qmark Ease of shareholder suits index (0 to 10) 4.0 138
Qmark Extent of director liability index (0 to 10) 8.0 17
Qmark Extent of disclosure index (0 to 10) 9.0 16
Qmark Labor tax and contributions (%) 12.40% 105
Qmark Minimum paid-in capital required to start a business (% of income per capita) 0.00% 155
Qmark Other taxes (%) 0.00% 175
Qmark Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults) 18.00% 62
Qmark Procedures required to build a warehouse (number) 9.0 160
Qmark Procedures required to build a warehouse (number) 12.0 154
Qmark Procedures required to connect to electricity (number) 4.0 156
Qmark Procedures required to enforce a contract (number) 43.0 44
Qmark Procedures required to enforce a contract (number) 43.0 44
Qmark Procedures required to register property (number) 2.0 171
Qmark Procedures required to register property (number) 2.0 171
Qmark Procedures required to start a business (number) 5.0 138
Qmark Profit tax (%) 2.10% 163
Qmark Public credit registry coverage (% of adults) 0.00% 172
Qmark Strength of investor protection index (0 to 10) 7.0 19
Qmark Time required to build a warehouse (days) 75.0 160
Qmark Time required to build a warehouse (days) 89.0 156
Qmark Time required to connect to electricity (days) 71.0 112
Qmark Time required to enforce a contract (days) 635.0 59
Qmark Time required to register property (days) 2.0 175
Qmark Time required to start a business (days) 5.0 169
Qmark Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) 79.0 171
Qmark Time to resolve insolvency (years) 1.5 139
Qmark Total tax rate (% of profit) 14.50% 174
Qmark Trade: Cost to export (US$ per container) $615 170
Qmark Trade: Cost to import (US$ per container) $686 167
Qmark Trade: Documents to import (number) 5.0 146
Qmark Trade: Time to export (day) 13.0 134
Qmark Trade: Time to import (days) 17.0 117

Purchasing Power Parities (PPP) — Saudi Arabia 2010
The PPP is an estimate of the adjustment needed on the exchange rate between the US and Saudi Arabia in order for the exchange to be equivalent to each currency's purchasing power. It shows the relative purchasing power of Saudi currency.

Indicator Value Rank in World
Qmark GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) $20,374 33
Qmark GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) $22,545 34
Qmark PPP conversion factor (GDP) to market exchange rate ratio $0.70 51
Qmark PPP conversion factor, GDP (LCU per international $) $2.63 105
Qmark PPP conversion factor, private consumption (LCU per international $) $3.37 99