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Saudi Arabia - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

GDP (billions USD)52767711718747
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)79544
GDP per capita19.4123.624.5224.2524.68
General government balance-----
Inflation rate44344
Current account (billions USD)67159165139132
Current account (annual % change)1324231918
Unemployment rate666--


Value added (annual % change)1-121-
Value added (in % of GDP)3222-
Value added (in % of total employment)4-45-


Value added (annual % change)-36115-
Value added (in % of GDP)55596463-
Value added (in % of total employment)2-2325-


Value added (annual % change)6975-
Value added (in % of GDP)42393435-
Value added (in % of total employment)76-7371-

Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate44444

Foreign trade in figures

Imports of goods95.55106.86131.66155.59163.89
Exports of goods192.31251.14364.74388.37376
Imports of services47.045154.9549.8950.17
Exports of services9.4310.3511.1210.5711.75
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-----
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-----
Trade Balance105.23153.71244.78246.57-
Current account22.77-
Share of foreign trade in GDP85838686-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP383333-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP4755656-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

FDI inward flow39.45636.45829.23316.30812.182
FDI stock111.632147.145170.451186.85199.032
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies18/1816/1816/18112/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies29/141--15/177
Number of Greenfield investments***5632386878
FDI (in % of GFCF****)434129141
FDI (in % of GDP)2339373131
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