Flag Saudi Arabia / Kenya Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $1.66B, Rnk 27 / 180

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $1.22B, Refined Petroleum

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $104M, Rnk 18 / 173

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $25.9M, Refined Petroleum

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.93, Rnk 27 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.43, Rnk 83 / 137

Saudi Arabia-Kenya: In 2018, Saudi Arabia exported $1.66B to Kenya. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to Kenya were Refined Petroleum ($1.22B), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($96.8M), and Ethylene Polymers ($76.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Kenya have increased at an annualized rate of 20.2%, from $24M in 1995 to $1.66B in 2018.

Kenya-Saudi Arabia: In 2018, Kenya exported $104M to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from Kenya to Saudi Arabia were Refined Petroleum ($25.9M), Tea ($19.9M), and Cut Flowers ($16.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Kenya to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 10.7%, from $10.1M in 1995 to $104M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Saudi Arabia ranked 27 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.93), and 21 in total exports ($263B). That same year, Kenya ranked 83 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.43), and 103 in total exports ($6.63B). N/A

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Saudi Arabia exported $1.66B to Kenya. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to Kenya were Refined Petroleum ($1.22B), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($96.8M), and Ethylene Polymers ($76.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Kenya have increased at an annualized rate of 20.2%, from $24M in 1995 to $1.66B in 2018.

In 2018, Kenya exported $104M to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from Kenya to Saudi Arabia were Refined Petroleum ($25.9M), Tea ($19.9M), and Cut Flowers ($16.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Kenya to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 10.7%, from $10.1M in 1995 to $104M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
: China, $37.5B

Kenya
Top Destination
: Uganda, $643M

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than Kenya were China ($37.5B), Japan ($29.4B), and India ($26.3B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Kenya than Saudi Arabia were Rwanda ($176M), South Sudan ($128M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($150M).

Comparative Advantage Saudi Arabia - Kenya

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

During 2018, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with Kenya in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.28B), Chemical Products ($174M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($173M).

During 2018, Kenya had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Vegetable Products ($51.1M), Mineral Products ($34.9M), and Textiles ($10.2M).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from Kenya that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Saudi Arabia were Raw sugar, beet (100%) and Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid form, as specified in Subheading Note 2 to this chapter, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter (100%).

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

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Saudi Arabia and Kenya. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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