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About

Saudi Arabia-Ethiopia In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $174M to Ethiopia. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to Ethiopia are Refined Petroleum ($45.8M), Ethylene Polymers ($18.6M), and Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($16.3M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.08%, from $131M in 1995 to $174M in 2021.

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

Ethiopia-Saudi Arabia In 2021, Ethiopia exported $248M to Saudi Arabia. The main products that Ethiopia exported to Saudi Arabia were Coffee ($160M), Sheep and Goat Meat ($32.6M), and Bovine Meat ($27.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 7.4%, from $38.8M in 1995 to $248M in 2021.

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

Comparison In 2021,  Saudi Arabia ranked 31 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.9), and 26 in total exports ($256B). That same year, Ethiopia ranked 99 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.8), and 126 in total exports ($4.41B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $174M to Ethiopia. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia were Refined Petroleum ($45.8M), Ethylene Polymers ($18.6M), and Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($16.3M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.08%, from $131M in 1995 to $174M in 2021.

In 2021, Ethiopia exported $248M to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia were Coffee ($160M), Sheep and Goat Meat ($32.6M), and Bovine Meat ($27.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 7.4%, from $38.8M in 1995 to $248M in 2021.

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

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

Latest Data

Trade between Saudi Arabia (Flag) and Ethiopia (Flag)

Saudi Arabia Exports

Ethiopia Exports

Market Competitiveness

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Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
China$48.7B
Ethiopia
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$1.05B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than Ethiopia were China ($48.7B), India ($25.6B), and Japan ($24.1B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Ethiopia than Saudi Arabia were Somalia ($361M), Israel ($87.7M), and South Sudan ($14M).

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

Comparative Advantage Saudi Arabia - Ethiopia

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with Ethiopia in the exports of Plastics and Rubbers ($58.9M), Mineral Products ($46.3M), and Chemical Products ($32M).

During 2021, Ethiopia had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Vegetable Products ($187M), Animal Products ($60.1M), and Textiles ($456k).

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

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

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