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About

United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia In 2021, United Arab Emirates exported $22.3B to Saudi Arabia. The main products that United Arab Emirates exported to Saudi Arabia are Gold ($2.96B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.57B), and Computers ($1.01B). During the last 26 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 17.3%, from $350M in 1995 to $22.3B in 2021.

In 2021, United Arab Emirates did not export any services to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $14B to United Arab Emirates. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to United Arab Emirates were Refined Petroleum ($4.61B), Ethylene Polymers ($893M), and Special Purpose Ships ($783M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 12.4%, from $672M in 1995 to $14B in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia did not export any services to United Arab Emirates.

Comparison In 2021,  United Arab Emirates ranked 55 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.16), and 23 in total exports ($296B). That same year, Saudi Arabia ranked 31 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.9), and 26 in total exports ($256B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, United Arab Emirates exported $22.3B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia were Gold ($2.96B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.57B), and Computers ($1.01B). During the last 26 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 17.3%, from $350M in 1995 to $22.3B in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $14B to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to United Arab Emirates were Refined Petroleum ($4.61B), Ethylene Polymers ($893M), and Special Purpose Ships ($783M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 12.4%, from $672M in 1995 to $14B in 2021.

Exports from United Arab Emirates (Flag) to Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) to United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between United Arab Emirates (Flag) and Saudi Arabia (Flag)

United Arab Emirates Exports

Saudi Arabia Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
United Arab Emirates
Top Destination
India$42B
Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
China$48.7B

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 2021, countries that imported more from United Arab Emirates than Saudi Arabia were India ($42B), Iraq ($14.3B), and Hong Kong ($10.3B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than United Arab Emirates were China ($48.7B), South Korea ($21.5B), and United States ($12.9B).

Difference in imports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) and United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia

Flow
Scale

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 2021, United Arab Emirates had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Machines ($6.14B), Precious Metals ($3.77B), and Metals ($2.34B).

During 2021, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with United Arab Emirates in the exports of Mineral Products ($4.82B), Transportation ($2.36B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.67B).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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

Product Space of United Arab Emirates (Flag) and Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2021)

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