HS Icon Metals in  Flag Saudi Arabia

2020
Exports | Imports
: $4.84B | $14.3B, World Rnk 44 / 226
Flag Rnk 5 / 21 | World Rnk 26 / 226
Flag Rnk 3 / 21

2019 - 2020
FASTEST GROWING MARKET | FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN
: $147M | $390M, China |  China


ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Saudi Arabia
: 0.86, Rnk 32 / 127


PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Metals
: -0.082, Rnk 12 / 21

Exports In 2020, Saudi Arabia exported $4.84B in Metals, making it the 44th largest exporter of Metals in the world. At the same year, Metals was the 5th most exported product in Saudi Arabia. The main destination of Metals exports from Saudi Arabia are: United Arab Emirates ($615M), United States ($482M), India ($380M), Japan ($291M), and Kuwait ($272M).

The fastest growing export markets for Metals of Saudi Arabia between 2019 and 2020 were China ($147M), Malaysia ($108M), and United Arab Emirates ($54.5M).

Imports In 2020, Saudi Arabia imported $14.3B in Metals, becoming the 26th largest importer of Metals in the world. At the same year, Metals was the 3rd most imported product in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia imports Metals primarily from: China ($3.29B), United Arab Emirates ($2.42B), Oman ($912M), Bahrain ($854M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($563M).

The fastest growing import markets in Metals for Saudi Arabia between 2019 and 2020 were China ($390M), United Arab Emirates ($137M), and Ukraine ($118M).

Tariffs In 2017, the average tariff for Saudi Arabia in Metals was 4.52%. The countries with the highest import tariffs for Metals were Angola (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), Burundi (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), Benin (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), Burkina Faso (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), and Botswana (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%).

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EXPORTS (2020): $4.84B

IMPORTS (2020): $14.3B

NET TRADE (2020): -$9.46B

In 2020, Saudi Arabia exported $4.84B in Metals. The main destinations of Saudi Arabia exports on Metals were United Arab Emirates ($615M), United States ($482M), India ($380M), Japan ($291M), and Kuwait ($272M).

In 2020, Saudi Arabia imported $14.3B in Metals, mainly from China ($3.29B), United Arab Emirates ($2.42B), Oman ($912M), Bahrain ($854M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($563M).

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IN 2020, Saudi Arabia HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Metals WITH:

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THE FASTEST GROWING Metals EXPORT MARKETS FOR Saudi Arabia WERE (2019 - 2020):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Metals BY Saudi Arabia WERE (2019 - 2020):

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Market Concentration

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In 2019, Saudi Arabia's main exporting competitors in Metals were:

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Tariffs by Country

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In 2017, the average tariff for Saudi Arabia in Metals was 4.52%.

The countries with the highest tariffs for Metals in Saudi Arabia were Angola (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), Burundi (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), Benin (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), Burkina Faso (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%), and Botswana (Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement, 5%).