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About

Japan-Saudi Arabia In 2021, Japan exported $5.8B to Saudi Arabia. The main products that Japan exported to Saudi Arabia are Cars ($3.38B), Delivery Trucks ($563M), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($173M). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.64%, from $2.95B in 1995 to $5.8B in 2021.

In 2021, Japan did not export any services to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia-Japan In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $24.1B to Japan. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to Japan were Crude Petroleum ($21.9B), Refined Petroleum ($945M), and Acyclic Alcohols ($336M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 3.85%, from $9.04B in 1995 to $24.1B in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia did not export any services to Japan.

Comparison In 2021,  Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.06), and 4 in total exports ($731B). 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, Japan exported $5.8B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from Japan to Saudi Arabia were Cars ($3.38B), Delivery Trucks ($563M), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($173M). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.64%, from $2.95B in 1995 to $5.8B in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $24.1B to Japan. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to Japan were Crude Petroleum ($21.9B), Refined Petroleum ($945M), and Acyclic Alcohols ($336M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 3.85%, from $9.04B in 1995 to $24.1B in 2021.

Exports from Japan (Flag) to Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) to Japan (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
Japan
Top Destination
China$153B
Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
China$48.7B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Japan than Saudi Arabia were United States ($128B), China ($153B), and Chinese Taipei ($52.5B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than Japan were India ($25.6B), Egypt ($8.83B), and United Arab Emirates ($14B).

Difference in imports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) and Japan (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Japan - Saudi Arabia

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Japan had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Transportation ($4.2B), Machines ($611M), and Metals ($291M).

During 2021, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($23.1B), Metals ($504M), and Chemical Products ($423M).

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 Japan has comparative advantage over Saudi Arabia. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Saudi Arabia has comparative advantage over Japan.

Product Space of Japan (Flag) and Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2021)

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