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2020
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Exports
: $18B, Rnk 3 / 214

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Top Product
: $1.51B, Broadcasting Equipment

2020
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Exports
: $9.21B, Rnk 5 / 178

2020
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Top Product
: $1.2B, Gold

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.16, Rnk 51 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.86, Rnk 32 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $359B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 33 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 23.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 109 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $700B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 20 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 32.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 92 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $36,285, CURRENT US$
Rnk 28 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 7.06%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 114 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $20,110, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 4.4%, CURRENT US$
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United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia In 2020, United Arab Emirates exported $18B to Saudi Arabia. The main products that United Arab Emirates exported to Saudi Arabia are Broadcasting Equipment ($1.51B), Cars ($1.06B), and Computers ($830M). During the last 25 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 17.1%, from $350M in 1995 to $18B in 2020.

In 2020, United Arab Emirates did not export any services to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates In 2020, Saudi Arabia exported $9.21B to United Arab Emirates . The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to United Arab Emirates were Gold ($1.2B), Tug Boats ($828M), and Special Purpose Ships ($767M). During the last 25 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 11%, from $672M in 1995 to $9.21B in 2020.

In 2020, Saudi Arabia did not export any services to United Arab Emirates.

Comparison In 2020,  United Arab Emirates ranked 51 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.16), and 24 in total exports ($216B). That same year, Saudi Arabia ranked 32 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.86), and 30 in total exports ($167B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2020, United Arab Emirates exported $18B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia were Broadcasting Equipment ($1.51B), Cars ($1.06B), and Computers ($830M). During the last 25 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 17.1%, from $350M in 1995 to $18B in 2020.

In 2020, Saudi Arabia exported $9.21B to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to United Arab Emirates were Gold ($1.2B), Tug Boats ($828M), and Special Purpose Ships ($767M). During the last 25 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 11%, from $672M in 1995 to $9.21B in 2020.

United Arab Emirates Exports

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Saudi Arabia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

United Arab Emirates
Top Destination
: India, $22.1B

Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
: China, $33.4B

This map shows whether countries import more from United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Arab Emirates than Saudi Arabia were Iraq ($13.1B), Switzerland ($10.1B), and Oman ($9.69B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than United Arab Emirates were China ($33.4B), South Korea ($14.4B), and United States ($8.96B).

Comparative Advantage United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia

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This chart compares trade between United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia by product, considering products traded by both, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

During 2020, United Arab Emirates had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Machines ($5.3B), Metals ($2.42B), and Transportation ($1.85B).

During 2020, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with United Arab Emirates in the exports of Transportation ($2.63B), Precious Metals ($1.3B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.03B).

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United Arab Emirates has comparative advantage over Saudi Arabia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Saudi Arabia has comparative advantage over United Arab Emirates.