Imports to Saudi Arabia grew 51.8% yoy to SAR 55.86 billion in May of 2022, led by purchases of products of the machinery and mechanical appliances, electrical equipment, and transport equipment. China, the US and the United Arab Emirates were the main import partners. source: Central Department of Statistics & Information, Saudi Arabia

Imports in Saudi Arabia averaged 74692.87 Million SAR from 1968 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 222985 Million SAR in December of 2005 and a record low of 2578 Million SAR in December of 1968. This page provides - Saudi Arabia Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Saudi Arabia Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2022.

Imports in Saudi Arabia is expected to be 48800.00 Million SAR by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Saudi Arabia Imports is projected to trend around 49100.00 Million SAR in 2023 and 51500.00 Million SAR in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Saudi Arabia Imports

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Balance of Trade 90275.00 81603.00 Million SAR May 2022
Current Account 37411.00 20693.00 USD Million Mar 2022
Imports 53862.00 56102.00 Million SAR May 2022
Exports 144136.00 137705.00 Million SAR May 2022
Capital Flows 33753.05 22399.21 USD Million Mar 2022
Oil Exports 116215.00 109750.00 Million SAR May 2022
Non Oil Exports 23800.00 23249.00 Million SAR May 2022
Remittances 40003.00 38876.00 SAR Million Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 1965.00 1933.00 USD Million Mar 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53862.00 56102.00 222985.00 2578.00 1968 - 2022 Million SAR Monthly

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