Top Middle Eastern Export Countries

Exports from countries in the Middle East totaled US$919.1 billion for 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -8.2% decline since 2013 when shipments for the Middle East aggregation totaled $1.442 trillion. Year over year, the value of exports from the Middle East appreciated by 8.8% from 2016 to 2017. Mideast exports represent an estimated 5.3% […]

Azerbaijan’s Top 10 Exports

Strategically positioned at the confluence of southwestern Asia with southeastern Europe north of Iran and south of Russia, the Republic of Azerbaijan shipped US$16.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -30.9% decline since 2013 but an 82.3% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the […]

Iraq’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Iraq total an estimated US$64.6 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -23.5% decline since 2014 but a 31.2% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Iraq’s exported goods plus services represent 39.7% of total Iraqi economic output or Gross Domestic Product. Please note […]

Israel’s Top 10 Exports

Noted for photogenic coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea’s southeastern shore and the Red Sea’s northern shore, the State of Israel shipped US$60.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -8.8% decline since 2013 but a modest 0.5% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Exports

Situated on the Arabian Peninsula within Western Asia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia shipped US$220.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 23% gain from 2016 to 2017 but a -41.4% setback since 2013. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Saudi exported goods plus […]

Iran’s Top 10 Exports

Sharing its eastern borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran shipped US$62.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -32.1% drop since 2013 and a -24.8% decline from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Iran’s exported goods plus […]

Highest Value Saudi Arabian Import Products

Cars, trucks, automobile parts and piston engines were among the 20 highest value products imported into Saudi Arabia during 2017. The most valuable Saudi imports also include mobile phones, gold, medicines and computers. Food items including chicken and rice are also among Saudi Arabia’s highest value imports. The following list shows on which product categories […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Imports

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia imported US$126.8 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -22.2% since 2013 and down by -2.3% from 2016 to 2017. Saudi imports represent 0.8% of total global imports estimated at $16.056 trillion for 2017. From a continental perspective, 47.5% of Saudi Arabia’s total imports by […]