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2019
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Exports
: $25.1B, Rnk 2 / 179

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Top Product
: $18.4B, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Exports
: $6.35B, Rnk 11 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $1.07B, Rice

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.94, Rnk 33 / 146

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.59, Rnk 44 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $793B, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 84.8%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $2.87T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 114%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $23,140, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 43.6%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC
: $2,100, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 90.5%, CURRENT US$
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Saudi Arabia-India: In 2019, Saudi Arabia exported $25.1B to India. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to India are Crude Petroleum ($18.4B), Petroleum Gas ($1.79B), and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($814M). During the last 24 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to India have increased at an annualized rate of 13.1%, from $1.3B in 1995 to $25.1B in 2019.

In 2019, Saudi Arabia did not exported services to India.

India-Saudi Arabia: In 2019, India exported $6.35B to Saudi Arabia . The main products that India exported to Saudi Arabia were Rice ($1.07B), Cars ($591M), and Unglazed Ceramics ($400M). During the last 24 years the exports of India to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 10.8%, from $543M in 1995 to $6.35B in 2019.

In 2019, India did not exported services to Saudi Arabia.

Comparison: In 2019,  Saudi Arabia ranked 33 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.94), and 26 in total exports ($228B). That same year, India ranked 44 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.59), and 15 in total exports ($330B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2019, Saudi Arabia exported $25.1B to India. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to India were Crude Petroleum ($18.4B), Petroleum Gas ($1.79B), and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($814M). During the last 24 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to India have increased at an annualized rate of 13.1%, from $1.3B in 1995 to $25.1B in 2019.

In 2019, India exported $6.35B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from India to Saudi Arabia were Rice ($1.07B), Cars ($591M), and Unglazed Ceramics ($400M). During the last 24 years the exports of India to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 10.8%, from $543M in 1995 to $6.35B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
: China, $45.8B

India
Top Destination
: United States, $55.3B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than India were China ($45.8B), Japan ($24.5B), and South Korea ($19.5B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from India than Saudi Arabia were United States ($55.3B), United Arab Emirates ($28.6B), and Hong Kong ($11.5B).

Comparative Advantage Saudi Arabia - India

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

During 2019, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with India in the exports of Mineral Products ($20.9B), Chemical Products ($2.69B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($697M).

During 2019, India had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Vegetable Products ($1.35B), Chemical Products ($824M), and Transportation ($734M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between Saudi Arabia and India (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2017, the products from Saudi Arabia that paid the highest import tariffs to enter India were Tobacco refuse (1.37k%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (585%).

In 2018, the products from India that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Saudi Arabia were Food preparations nes (150%) and Grape wines, sparkling (150%).

*The tariffs present between Saudi Arabia and India are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

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