Top Middle Eastern Export Countries

Exports from the Middle East were worth US$868.9 billion in 2015, down -22.1% since 2011 when shipments for the Middle East aggregation totaled $1.115 trillion. Year over year, the value of Mideast exports sank -40.5% from 2014 to 2015. Middle Eastern exports represent an estimated 5.3% of global exports from all countries. Based on statistics […]

Highest Value Yemeni Import Products

Refined petroleum was among the 20 highest value Yemeni import products in 2015. The most valuable Yemeni imports also include wheat, rice and corn. Sugar, biscuits and concentrated or sweetened milk and cream are other areas where Yemen posted strong export sales. The following list shows on which product categories Yemeni importers spent the most. […]

Highest Value Yemeni Export Products

Crude oil, petroleum gases and refined oils were among the 20 highest value Yemeni export products in 2015. The most valuable Yemeni exports also include fresh fish, mollosks and other aquatic invertebrates. Dates, figs and melons represent another area where Yemen has show strength in international trade. The following list shows on which product categories […]

Yemen’s Top 10 Imports

Yemeni imports amounted to US$6.5 billion in 2015, down -35.7% since 2011. Year over year, there was a more intense -46.4% decline from 2014 to 2015. Yemen’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-fifths (58.9%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Yemeni imports represent a tiny fraction of total global […]

Yemen’s Top 10 Exports

Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East. Geographically, the Arab nation shares borders with Saudi Arabia to its north, Oman to its east and northeast, the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden to its south and the Red Sea to its west. Exports from Yemen amounted to an estimated US$2 billion in 2015, […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia amounted to US$213.4 billion in 2015, down by -40.4% since 2011 and down by -38.6% from 2014 to 2015. Saudi Arabia’s top 10 exports accounted for 94.1% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Saudi Arabia’s total Gross […]

Highest Value Saudi Arabian Import Products

Cars, trucks, automobile parts and piston engines were among the 20 highest value Saudi Arabian import products in 2015. The most valuable Saudi imports also include mobile phones, gold and medicines. Mobile phones, gold, medications and computers represent other imported products benefiting from powerful demand. Foodstuffs including chicken, rice and barley are also among Saudi […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Saudi Arabia’s 10 largest export companies produce diversified or specialized chemicals. Two other mammoth Saudi firms offer telecommunications services, while two other businesses operate in the food processing sector. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Saudi exports fell by a sobering -44.8% from US$364.7 billion in […]