Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Five of Saudi Arabia’s 10 largest companies are financial institutions that support international trade transactions. Saudi Arabia is also home to a pair of diversified chemicals producers. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Saudi exports fell by a sobering -46.4% from US$387.4 billion in 2012 to $207.6 billion […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lebanon’s Top 10 Exports

A sovereign state in Western Asia bordered by Syria and Israel, the Lebanese Republic shipped US$3.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -16.5% decline since 2013 but a 10.5% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Lebanon’s exported goods […]

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 […]