2021
Exports | Imports
$25B | $6.15BWorld Rnk 13 / 226
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ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Saudi Arabia
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PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Plastics and Rubbers
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Exports In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $25B in Plastics and Rubbers, making it the 13th largest exporter of Plastics and Rubbers in the world. At the same year, Plastics and Rubbers was the 2nd most exported product in Saudi Arabia. The main destination of Plastics and Rubbers exports from Saudi Arabia are: China ($3.5B), Turkey ($2.44B), Singapore ($2.1B), United Arab Emirates ($1.67B), and Egypt ($1.44B).

The fastest growing export markets for Plastics and Rubbers of Saudi Arabia between 2020 and 2021 were Turkey ($1.29B), United Arab Emirates ($638M), and Egypt ($566M).

Imports In 2021, Saudi Arabia imported $6.15B in Plastics and Rubbers, becoming the 37th largest importer of Plastics and Rubbers in the world. At the same year, Plastics and Rubbers was the 9th most imported product in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia imports Plastics and Rubbers primarily from: China ($1.97B), United Arab Emirates ($1.07B), South Korea ($347M), United States ($305M), and Germany ($303M).

The fastest growing import markets in Plastics and Rubbers for Saudi Arabia between 2020 and 2021 were United Arab Emirates ($257M), China ($198M), and Germany ($37.5M).

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Plastics and Rubbers. 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)$25B
IMPORTS (2021)$6.15B
NET TRADE (2021)$18.9B

In 2021, Saudi Arabia exported $25B in Plastics and Rubbers. The main destinations of Saudi Arabia exports on Plastics and Rubbers were China ($3.5B), Turkey ($2.44B), Singapore ($2.1B), United Arab Emirates ($1.67B), and Egypt ($1.44B).

In 2021, Saudi Arabia imported $6.15B in Plastics and Rubbers, mainly from China ($1.97B), United Arab Emirates ($1.07B), South Korea ($347M), United States ($305M), and Germany ($303M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Plastics and Rubbers EXPORT MARKETS FOR Saudi Arabia WERE (2020 - 2021):
Turkey$1.29B (112%)
Egypt$566M (64.7%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Plastics and Rubbers BY Saudi Arabia WERE (2020 - 2021):
Vietnam-$95.5M (-13.9%)
Burma-$52.7M (-72.8%)
Uganda-$48.8M (-74.5%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Saudi Arabia's main exporting competitors in Plastics and Rubbers were:
In 2021, Saudi Arabia's main importing competitors in Plastics and Rubbers were:

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Trade Value of Plastics and Rubbers by Exporters

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