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2020
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Exports
: $10.8B, Rnk 25 / 218

2020
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Top Product
: $1.32B, Cars

2020
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Exports
: $8.96B, Rnk 6 / 178

2020
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Top Product
: $6.59B, Crude Petroleum

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.56, Rnk 9 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.86, Rnk 32 / 127

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GDP
: $21T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 39.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 78 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $700B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 20 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 32.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 92 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $63,593, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 31.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 57 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $20,110, CURRENT US$
Rnk 46 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 4.4%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 122 / 195

United States-Saudi Arabia In 2020, United States exported $10.8B to Saudi Arabia. The main products that United States exported to Saudi Arabia are Cars ($1.32B), Aircraft Parts ($921M), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($715M). During the last 25 years the exports of United States to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.61%, from $5.66B in 1995 to $10.8B in 2020.

In 2011, United States exported services to Saudi Arabia worth $3.36B, with Travel ($1.8B), Government services, n.i.e. ($860M), and Royalties and license fees ($303M) being the largest in terms of value.

Saudi Arabia-United States In 2020, Saudi Arabia exported $8.96B to United States . The main products that Saudi Arabia exported to United States were Crude Petroleum ($6.59B), Refined Petroleum ($431M), and Aluminium Plating ($318M). During the last 25 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 0.49%, from $7.93B in 1995 to $8.96B in 2020.

In 2020, Saudi Arabia did not export any services to United States.

Comparison In 2020,  United States ranked 9 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.56), and 2 in total exports ($1.34T). That same year, Saudi Arabia ranked 32 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.86), and 30 in total exports ($167B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2020, United States exported $10.8B to Saudi Arabia. The main products exported from United States to Saudi Arabia were Cars ($1.32B), Aircraft Parts ($921M), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($715M). During the last 25 years the exports of United States to Saudi Arabia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.61%, from $5.66B in 1995 to $10.8B in 2020.

In 2020, Saudi Arabia exported $8.96B to United States. The main products exported from Saudi Arabia to United States were Crude Petroleum ($6.59B), Refined Petroleum ($431M), and Aluminium Plating ($318M). During the last 25 years the exports of Saudi Arabia to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 0.49%, from $7.93B in 1995 to $8.96B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $218B

Saudi Arabia
Top Destination
: China, $33.4B

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 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Saudi Arabia were Canada ($218B), Mexico ($196B), and China ($122B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Saudi Arabia than United States were Bahrain ($1.85B), Jordan ($2.37B), and Yemen ($1.07B).

Comparative Advantage United States - Saudi Arabia

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

During 2020, United States had a large net trade with Saudi Arabia in the exports of Transportation ($3.36B), Machines ($2.43B), and Chemical Products ($1.12B).

During 2020, Saudi Arabia had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Mineral Products ($7.08B), Chemical Products ($716M), and Metals ($482M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between United States and Saudi Arabia (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2019, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Saudi Arabia were Grape wines, alcoholic grape must nes (230k%)and Wine; still, in containers holding more than 2 litres but not more than 10 litres (212k%).

In 2017, the products from Saudi Arabia that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United States were Tobacco refuse (1.37k%)and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (585%).

*The tariffs present between United States and Saudi Arabia are:
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136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
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Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2011, United States exported services to Saudi Arabia worth $3.36B, with Travel ($1.8B), Government services, n.i.e. ($860M), and Royalties and license fees ($303M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

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