2021
Exports | Imports
$181B | $9.27BWorld Rnk 4 / 225
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ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Saudi Arabia
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PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Mineral Products
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Exports In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $181B in Mineral Products, making it the 4th largest exporter of Mineral Products in the world. At the same year, Mineral Products was the 1st most exported product in Saudi Arabia. The main destination of Mineral Products exports from Saudi Arabia are: China ($40.2B), Japan ($23.1B), South Korea ($20.3B), India ($20B), and United States ($10.2B).

The fastest growing export markets for Mineral Products of Saudi Arabia between 2020 and 2021 were China ($14.6B), Japan ($7.45B), and India ($7.02B).

Imports In 2021, Saudi Arabia imported $9.27B in Mineral Products, becoming the 47th largest importer of Mineral Products in the world. At the same year, Mineral Products was the 5th most imported product in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia imports Mineral Products primarily from: India ($2.27B), Greece ($1.1B), Russia ($894M), United Arab Emirates ($868M), and Egypt ($720M).

The fastest growing import markets in Mineral Products for Saudi Arabia between 2020 and 2021 were India ($1.57B), Greece ($835M), and Russia ($500M).

Latest Trends

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Mineral Products. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$181B
IMPORTS (2021)$9.27B
NET TRADE (2021)$172B

In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $181B in Mineral Products. The main destinations of Saudi Arabia exports on Mineral Products were China ($40.2B), Japan ($23.1B), South Korea ($20.3B), India ($20B), and United States ($10.2B).

In 2021, Saudi Arabia imported $9.27B in Mineral Products, mainly from India ($2.27B), Greece ($1.1B), Russia ($894M), United Arab Emirates ($868M), and Egypt ($720M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Mineral Products EXPORT MARKETS FOR Saudi Arabia WERE (2020 - 2021):
China$14.6B (56.9%)
Japan$7.45B (47.8%)
India$7.02B (54%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Mineral Products BY Saudi Arabia WERE (2020 - 2021):
Bahrain-$2.49B (-96.5%)
Malaysia-$990M (-43.8%)
Portugal-$203M (-69%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Saudi Arabia's main exporting competitors in Mineral Products were:
In 2021, Saudi Arabia's main importing competitors in Mineral Products were:

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Trade Value of Mineral Products by Exporters

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