Israel’s Top 10 Imports

Israel imported US$76.6 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2018, up by 5.9% since 2014 and up by 10.8% from 2017 to 2018. Israeli imports represent just 0.4% of total globally imported products which totaled $17.788 trillion one year earlier. From a continental perspective, about 41% of Israel’s total imports by value […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Five of Saudi Arabia’s largest companies are financial institutions that support international trade transactions. The sole Middle Eastern country with coasts on both the Red Sea and Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia is also home to a pair of diversified chemicals producers. To give some global trade perspective on recent Saudi company performance, the overall value […]

Syria’s Top 10 Exports

A West Asian nation bordering Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Israel, the Syrian Arab Republic shipped an estimated US$695.1 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -53.7% decrease since 2013 and a -14.4% drop from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, […]

Palestine’s Top 10 Exports

Comprised of the Middle Eastern territories known as the West Bank plus the Gaza Strip, the State of Palestine shipped US$926.5 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount reflects a -3.3% downturn from 2015 to 2016 but a 2.9% gain since 2013. Data from 2016 shows that 97.3% of products […]

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 […]

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. From a continental perspective, 47.9% of Yemen’s total imports by value in 2015 were purchased from Asian countries. Other Mideast trade partners provided 20% of Yemeni imports, while 14.3% […]