Kuwait’s Top 10 Exports

Kuwait shipped US$46.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -11% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and down by -16.2% from 2015 to 2016. Reductions in value mainly trace back to lower oil prices. Highly concentrated in mineral fuels-related products, Kuwait’s top 10 exports are 97.3% of the […]

Highest Value Saudi Arabian Import Products

Cars, trucks, automobile parts and piston engines were among the 20 highest value Saudi Arabian import products in 2016. 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 and rice are also among Saudi Arabia’s […]

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 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 […]

Iraq’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Iraq amounted to US$52.9 billion in 2015, down by -31.8% since 2011 and down by -39.2% from 2014 to 2015. Iraq’s top 10 exports accounted for 99.9% of the overall value of its global shipments, meaning that Iraqi export products are heavily concentrated and lack diversification. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]