Saudi Arabia Balance of Trade  1968-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Saudi Arabia recorded a trade surplus of 126560 Million SAR in the fourth quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Saudi Arabia averaged 124579.72 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-02 10:40 AM Balance of Trade SAR 77.8B SAR 93.9B
2017-12-28 01:00 PM Balance of Trade SAR 93.9B SAR 74.9B SAR 80.4B
2018-03-29 12:15 PM Balance of Trade SAR 126.6B SAR 92.7B SAR 101.8B
2018-07-06 02:00 PM Balance of Trade SAR 126.6B SAR 91B
2018-09-28 01:40 PM Balance of Trade SAR 94B
2018-12-28 03:00 PM Balance of Trade SAR 124.8B


Saudi Arabia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 126560.00 92712.00 454159.00 3898.00 Million SAR [+]
Exports 236751.00 195457.00 677144.00 9118.00 Million SAR [+]
Imports 110191.00 102745.00 222985.00 2578.00 Million SAR [+]
Current Account 7834.00 8028.00 90060.70 -27509.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.70 -8.70 28.50 -21.00 percent [+]
Capital Flows 2961.00 8692.00 102296.29 -49295.00 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 12139.00 11183.00 12139.00 3418.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 322.90 322.90 322.91 142.95 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9907.00 9935.00 10720.00 2340.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.81 5.40 5.81 2.41 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 18049.00 17994.00 18260.00 6585.00 Thousand [+]
Remittances 33995.00 31128.00 38101.00 12479.00 SAR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 264.00 271.00 11746.54 264.00 USD Million [+]

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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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
126560.00 92712.00 454159.00 3898.00 1968 - 2017 Million SAR Quarterly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1527.00 Mar/18
Brazil 6140.00 Apr/18
Canada -4139.60 Mar/18
China 287.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 26932.60 Mar/18
France -5258.00 Mar/18
Germany 25187.00 Mar/18
India -13720.00 Apr/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 4531.06 Mar/18
Japan 625.98 Apr/18
Mexico 1917.55 Mar/18
Netherlands 5280.00 Mar/18
Russia 15001.00 Mar/18
South Korea 6611.00 Apr/18
Spain -830631.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 2315.30 Mar/18
Turkey -5855.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -3091.00 Mar/18
United States -48956.00 Mar/18


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