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Saudi Arabia-Japan In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $24.1B to Japan. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to Japan are 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.

Japan-Saudi Arabia In 2021, Japan exported $5.8B to Saudi Arabia. The main products that Japan exported 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, Japan 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, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.06), and 4 in total exports ($731B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

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.

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.

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

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

Latest Data

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

Saudi Arabia Exports

Japan Exports

Market Competitiveness

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

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

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage Saudi Arabia - Japan

Flow
Scale

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

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).

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

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

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

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