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2019
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Exports
: $24.5B, Rnk 3 / 179

2019
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Top Product
: $23B, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Exports
: $6.55B, Rnk 23 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $3.72B, Cars

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1, Rnk 33 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.27, Rnk 1 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $793B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 18 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 84.8%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $5.08T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: -2.86%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 175 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $23,140, CURRENT US$
Rnk 43 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 43.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 68 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $40,247, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -1.49%, CURRENT US$
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Saudi Arabia-Japan: In 2019, Saudi Arabia exported $24.5B to Japan. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to Japan are Crude Petroleum ($23B), Refined Petroleum ($537M), and Acyclic Alcohols ($255M). During the last 24 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 4.24%, from $9.05B in 1995 to $24.5B in 2019.

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

Japan-Saudi Arabia: In 2019, Japan exported $6.55B to Saudi Arabia . The main products that Japan exported to Saudi Arabia were Cars ($3.72B), Delivery Trucks ($399M), and Vehicle Parts ($223M). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 3.37%, from $2.95B in 1995 to $6.55B in 2019.

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

Comparison: In 2019,  Saudi Arabia ranked 33 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1), and 26 in total exports ($228B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.27), and 4 in total exports ($696B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Saudi Arabia exported $24.5B to Japan. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to Japan were Crude Petroleum ($23B), Refined Petroleum ($537M), and Acyclic Alcohols ($255M). During the last 24 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 4.24%, from $9.05B in 1995 to $24.5B in 2019.

In 2019, Japan exported $6.55B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from Japan to Saudi Arabia were Cars ($3.72B), Delivery Trucks ($399M), and Vehicle Parts ($223M). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 3.37%, from $2.95B in 1995 to $6.55B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
: China, $45.8B

Japan
Top Destination
: United States, $134B

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 2019, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than Japan were India ($25.1B), Egypt ($5.05B), and Jordan ($3.3B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than Saudi Arabia were United States ($134B), China ($128B), and Chinese Taipei ($41.6B).

Comparative Advantage Saudi Arabia - Japan

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

During 2019, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($23.7B), Metals ($381M), and Chemical Products ($290M).

During 2019, Japan had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Transportation ($4.52B), Machines ($767M), and Metals ($398M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between Saudi Arabia and Japan (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 Japan were Tobacco refuse (1.37k%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (585%).

In 2018, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Saudi Arabia were Glucose including syrup of 20%-50% dry weight fructos (43.3%) and Fructose, syrup > 50% fructose, not pure fructose (43.3%).

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*The tariffs present between Saudi Arabia and Japan 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 Japan. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Saudi Arabia.