Imports in Saudi Arabia increased to 119423 Million SAR in the second quarter of 2018 from 111314 Million SAR in the first quarter of 2018. Imports in Saudi Arabia averaged 98844.38 Million SAR from 1968 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 222985 Million SAR in the fourth quarter of 2005 and a record low of 2578 Million SAR in the fourth quarter of 1968.

Imports in Saudi Arabia is expected to be 128000.00 Million SAR by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Saudi Arabia to stand at 127500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Saudi Arabia Imports is projected to trend around 131000.00 Million SAR in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Saudi Arabia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 162782.00 131846.00 454159.00 3898.00 Million SAR [+]
Current Account 19181.00 9387.00 90060.70 -27509.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.20 -3.70 28.50 -21.00 percent [+]
Imports 119423.00 111314.00 222985.00 2578.00 Million SAR [+]
Exports 282206.00 243161.00 677144.00 9118.00 Million SAR [+]
Capital Flows 14674.00 8915.00 102296.29 -49295.00 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 14848.00 13438.00 14848.00 3418.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 323.10 322.90 323.10 142.95 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 11093.00 10642.00 11093.00 2340.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 882.00 869.00 11746.54 264.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 5.81 5.40 5.81 2.41 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 16119.00 18049.00 18260.00 6585.00 Thousand [+]
Remittances 32128.00 32130.00 38101.00 12479.00 SAR Million [+]

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Saudi Arabia Imports

Saudi Arabia main imports are: machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical equipment (27 percent of total imports), transport equipment and parts thereof (16 percent), base metals (13 percent), chemicals and related products (9 percent) and vegetables (6 percent). Main import partners are: China (13 percent of total imports), United States (12.6 percent), Germany (7 percent) and Japan (6 percent). Others include: South Korea, United Arab Emirates, France and Italy. This page provides - Saudi Arabia Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Saudi Arabia Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
119423.00 111314.00 222985.00 2578.00 1968 - 2018 Million SAR Quarterly




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