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About

United States-Saudi Arabia In 2021, United States exported $11.6B to Saudi Arabia. The main products that United States exported to Saudi Arabia are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($1.63B), Cars ($1.48B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($467M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $6.03B in 1995 to $11.6B in 2021.

In 2017, United States exported services to Saudi Arabia worth $9.07B, with Travel ($2.59B), Government services, n.i.e. ($1.89B), and Financial services ($1.82B) being the largest in terms of value.

Saudi Arabia-United States In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $12.9B to United States. The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to United States were Crude Petroleum ($7.76B), Refined Petroleum ($2.29B), and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($395M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 1.88%, from $7.93B in 1995 to $12.9B in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia did not export any services to United States.

Comparison In 2021,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 2 in total exports ($1.63T). That same year, Saudi Arabia ranked 31 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.9), and 26 in total exports ($256B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, United States exported $11.6B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from United States to Saudi Arabia were Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($1.63B), Cars ($1.48B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($467M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $6.03B in 1995 to $11.6B in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $12.9B to United States. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to United States were Crude Petroleum ($7.76B), Refined Petroleum ($2.29B), and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($395M). During the last 26 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 1.88%, from $7.93B in 1995 to $12.9B in 2021.

Exports from United States (Flag) to Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
United States
Top Destination
Canada$259B
Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
China$48.7B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from United States than Saudi Arabia were Canada ($259B), Mexico ($247B), and China ($151B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than United States were Egypt ($8.83B), Jordan ($3.39B), and Yemen ($2.07B).

Difference in imports from Saudi Arabia (Flag) and United States (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage United States - Saudi Arabia

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, United States had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Transportation ($3.97B), Machines ($2.08B), and Chemical Products ($1.57B).

During 2021, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Mineral Products ($10.2B), Chemical Products ($1.45B), and Metals ($579M).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2017, United States exported services to Saudi Arabia worth $9.07B, with Travel ($2.59B), Government services, n.i.e. ($1.89B), and Financial services ($1.82B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from United States (Flag) to Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2017)

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

Product Space of United States (Flag) and Saudi Arabia (Flag) (2021)

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