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Saudi Arabia-Lebanon Trade: In 2022, Saudi Arabia exported $570M to Lebanon. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to Lebanon were Refined Petroleum ($120M), Ethylene Polymers ($46.6M), and Sulphur ($11.8M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Lebanon have increased at an annualized rate of 54.4%, from $65M in 2017 to $570M in 2022.

In 2022, Saudi Arabia did not export any services to Lebanon.

Lebanon-Saudi Arabia Trade: In 2022, Lebanon exported $285M to Saudi Arabia. The main products that Lebanon exported to Saudi Arabia were Brochures ($185k), Cars ($125k), and Other Electrical Machinery ($15k). Over the past 5 years the exports of Lebanon to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 26.2%,  from $89M in 2017 to $285M in 2022.

In 2022, Lebanon did not export any services to Saudi Arabia.

Comparison: In 2022,  Saudi Arabia ranked 35 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.78), and 23 in total exports ($362B). That same year, Lebanon ranked 48 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.38), and 129 in total exports ($4.41B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, Saudi Arabia exported $570M to Lebanon. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon were Refined Petroleum ($120M), Ethylene Polymers ($46.6M), and Sulphur ($11.8M). During the last 5 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to Lebanon have increased at an annualized rate of 54.4%, from $65M in 2017 to $570M in 2022.

In 2017, Lebanon exported $285M to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from Lebanon to Saudi Arabia were Brochures ($185k), Cars ($125k), and Other Electrical Machinery ($15k). During the last 22 years the exports of Lebanon to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 26.2%, from $89M in 1995 to $285M in 2017.

Exports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) to Lebanon (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Lebanon (Flag) to Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2022)

Latest Data

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

Saudi Arabia Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
China$68B
Lebanon
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$956M

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than Lebanon included China ($68B), India ($46.2B), and Japan ($36.5B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Lebanon than Saudi Arabia included Syria ($370M), Iraq ($162M), and Qatar ($161M).

Difference in imports from Lebanon (Flag) and Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage Saudi Arabia - Lebanon

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with Lebanon in the exports of Mineral Products ($132M), Plastics and Rubbers ($76.1M), and Chemical Products ($30M).

During 2017, Lebanon had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Paper Goods ($185k), Transportation ($144k), and Machines ($33.1k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. This means that a dot/product with the flag of Saudi Arabia indicates it has a comparative advantage over Lebanon. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Lebanon indicates it has a comparative advantage over Saudi Arabia.

Product Space of Saudi Arabia (Flag) and Lebanon (Flag) (2022)

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