Saudi Arabia Balance of Trade  1968-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Saudi Arabia recorded a trade surplus of 77861 Million SAR in the second quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Saudi Arabia averaged 124970.25 Million SAR from 1968 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 454159 Million SAR in the fourth quarter of 2005 and a record low of 3898 Million SAR in the fourth quarter of 1986.

Saudi Arabia Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-28 01:45 PM Balance of Trade SAR 88.3B SAR 71.2B SAR 96B
2017-07-06 02:00 PM Balance of Trade SAR 96.2B SAR 84.1B
2017-10-02 10:40 AM Balance of Trade SAR 77.8B SAR 93.9B
2017-12-28 10:00 AM Balance of Trade SAR 77.8B


Saudi Arabia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 77861.00 93991.00 454159.00 3898.00 Million SAR [+]
Exports 185390.00 206189.00 677144.00 9118.00 Million SAR [+]
Imports 107529.00 112198.00 222985.00 2578.00 Million SAR [+]
Current Account 1092.00 6718.00 90060.70 -27509.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.90 -8.70 28.50 -21.00 percent [+]
Capital Flows -14390.00 -9029.00 102296.29 -49295.00 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 11183.00 9263.00 11183.00 6744.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 322.90 322.90 322.91 142.95 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9951.00 10010.00 10720.00 2340.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1753.00 1736.00 11746.54 1711.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 17994.00 18260.00 18260.00 6585.00 Thousand [+]
Terrorism Index 5.81 5.40 5.81 2.41 [+]

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Saudi Arabia Balance of Trade

Saudi Arabia has been recording trade surpluses since 1968 due to shipments of oil (87 percent of total exports). Main imports are: machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical equipment; transport equipment and parts thereof and base metals. Main trading partners are: United States (14 percent of total exports and 12.6 percent of imports), China (12 percent of exports and 13 percent of imports) and Japan (13 percent of exports and 6 percent of imports). Others include: South Korea, United Arab Emirates, India and Germany. This page provides - Saudi Arabia Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Saudi Arabia Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
77861.00 93991.00 454159.00 3898.00 1968 - 2017 Million SAR Quarterly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -2147708.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2333.39 Oct/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17