Saudi Arabia Imports 1968-2021

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Saudi Arabia imports for 2019 was $218.94B, a 4.46% increase from 2018.
  • Saudi Arabia imports for 2018 was $209.59B, a 3.77% increase from 2017.
  • Saudi Arabia imports for 2017 was $201.98B, a 1.95% increase from 2016.
  • Saudi Arabia imports for 2016 was $198.11B, a 19.89% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Saudi Arabia Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $218.94B 27.61%
2018 $209.59B 26.65%
2017 $201.98B 29.33%
2016 $198.11B 30.72%
2015 $247.31B 37.80%
2014 $255.38B 33.77%
2013 $229.90B 30.79%
2012 $215.21B 29.24%
2011 $197.98B 29.49%
2010 $174.20B 32.98%
2009 $162.07B 37.77%
2008 $176.68B 33.99%
2007 $145.28B 34.93%
2006 $113.49B 30.11%
2005 $81.80B 24.90%
2004 $62.35B 24.10%
2003 $51.74B 23.98%
2002 $44.83B 23.64%
2001 $44.06B 23.93%
2000 $46.93B 24.76%
1999 $37.49B 23.18%
1998 $38.83B 26.46%
1997 $43.20B 26.03%
1996 $42.25B 26.63%
1995 $39.71B 27.70%
1994 $35.24B 26.07%
1993 $44.48B 33.45%
1992 $49.33B 35.99%
1991 $48.12B 36.39%
1990 $36.90B 31.37%
1989 $36.30B 38.08%
1988 $31.07B 35.20%
1987 $31.82B 37.13%
1986 $31.12B 35.79%
1985 $38.07B 36.64%
1984 $54.10B 45.22%
1983 $61.58B 47.68%
1982 $59.94B 39.12%
1981 $55.46B 30.09%
1980 $44.92B 27.30%
1979 $38.31B 34.24%
1978 $33.39B 41.60%
1977 $24.16B 32.56%
1976 $15.52B 24.25%
1975 $10.17B 21.73%
1974 $6.00B 13.20%
1973 $3.13B 20.92%
1972 $1.77B 18.27%
1971 $1.29B 17.92%
1970 $1.16B 21.56%
1969 $1.12B 24.94%
1968 $1.04B 24.72%