Saudi Arabia - Imports of goods and services

Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$) in Saudi Arabia was $197,977,000,000 as of 2011. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $197,977,000,000 in 2011 and $87,715,910,000 in 2005.

Definition: Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 $87,715,910,000
2006 $113,495,000,000
2007 $145,689,000,000
2008 $176,685,000,000
2009 $162,069,000,000
2010 $174,203,000,000
2011 $197,977,000,000

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (current US$) in Saudi Arabia was $176,723,000,000 as of 2011. Over the past 43 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $176,723,000,000 in 2011 and $1,035,020,000 in 1968.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1968 $1,035,020,000
1969 $1,118,868,000
1970 $1,159,604,000
1971 $1,287,311,000
1972 $1,765,827,000
1973 $3,126,406,000
1974 $5,995,624,000
1975 $10,165,120,000
1976 $15,522,310,000
1977 $24,156,480,000
1978 $33,388,630,000
1979 $38,305,170,000
1980 $44,920,490,000
1981 $55,459,270,000
1982 $59,944,580,000
1983 $61,584,660,000
1984 $54,097,330,000
1985 $38,070,680,000
1986 $31,120,440,000
1987 $31,821,090,000
1988 $31,068,620,000
1989 $36,304,670,000
1990 $36,904,410,000
1991 $48,117,220,000
1992 $49,331,380,000
1993 $44,483,310,000
1994 $35,240,590,000
1995 $39,711,610,000
1996 $42,253,410,000
1997 $43,199,470,000
1998 $38,830,930,000
1999 $37,485,330,000
2000 $46,926,140,000
2001 $44,058,400,000
2002 $44,830,400,000
2003 $51,743,730,000
2004 $64,885,870,000
2005 $87,715,300,000
2006 $113,495,000,000
2007 $145,260,000,000
2008 $176,685,000,000
2009 $162,069,000,000
2010 $174,203,000,000
2011 $176,723,000,000

Imports of goods and services (current LCU)

The value for Imports of goods and services (current LCU) in Saudi Arabia was 662,710,000,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 43 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 662,710,000,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 4,657,590,000 in 1968.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1968 4,657,590,000
1969 5,034,908,000
1970 5,218,220,000
1971 5,775,909,000
1972 7,319,000,000
1973 11,588,340,000
1974 21,284,460,000
1975 35,756,820,000
1976 54,793,750,000
1977 85,154,000,000
1978 113,508,000,000
1979 128,736,000,000
1980 149,437,000,000
1981 187,591,000,000
1982 205,502,000,000
1983 212,775,000,000
1984 190,639,000,000
1985 137,892,000,000
1986 115,239,000,000
1987 119,170,000,000
1988 116,352,000,000
1989 135,961,000,000
1990 138,207,000,000
1991 180,199,000,000
1992 184,746,000,000
1993 166,590,000,000
1994 131,976,000,000
1995 148,720,000,000
1996 158,239,000,000
1997 161,782,000,000
1998 145,616,000,000
1999 140,570,000,000
2000 175,973,000,000
2001 165,219,000,000
2002 168,114,000,000
2003 194,039,000,000
2004 243,322,000,000
2005 328,678,000,000
2006 425,038,000,000
2007 544,434,000,000
2008 662,570,000,000
2009 607,760,000,000
2010 653,260,000,000
2011 662,710,000,000

Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$) in Saudi Arabia was 125,874,000,000 as of 2007. Over the past 10 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 125,874,000,000 in 2007 and 38,176,740,000 in 1999.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1997 42,037,480,000
1998 39,022,100,000
1999 38,176,740,000
2000 46,926,140,000
2001 44,739,600,000
2002 45,110,860,000
2003 51,741,880,000
2004 62,260,650,000
2005 82,670,290,000
2006 103,524,000,000
2007 125,874,000,000

Imports of goods and services (annual % growth)

The value for Imports of goods and services (annual % growth) in Saudi Arabia was 21.59 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 9 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 32.78 in 2005 and a minimum value of -7.17 in 1998.

Definition: Annual growth rate of imports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1998 -7.17
1999 -2.17
2000 22.92
2001 -4.66
2002 0.83
2003 14.70
2004 20.33
2005 32.78
2006 25.23
2007 21.59

Imports of goods and services (constant LCU)

The value for Imports of goods and services (constant LCU) in Saudi Arabia was 463,477,000,000 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 463,477,000,000 in 2007 and a minimum value of 140,570,000,000 in 1999.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1997 154,786,000,000
1998 143,683,000,000
1999 140,570,000,000
2000 172,786,000,000
2001 164,735,000,000
2002 166,102,000,000
2003 190,518,000,000
2004 229,249,000,000
2005 304,399,000,000
2006 381,185,000,000
2007 463,477,000,000

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) in Saudi Arabia was 30.64 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 47.79 in 1983, while its lowest value was 13.33 in 1974.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1968 24.72
1969 24.94
1970 23.13
1971 18.94
1972 19.13
1973 21.65
1974 13.33
1975 21.85
1976 24.32
1977 32.63
1978 41.69
1979 34.29
1980 27.34
1981 30.15
1982 39.20
1983 47.79
1984 45.35
1985 36.64
1986 35.79
1987 37.13
1988 35.20
1989 38.08
1990 31.60
1991 36.64
1992 36.19
1993 33.66
1994 26.23
1995 27.88
1996 26.79
1997 26.18
1998 26.64
1999 23.29
2000 24.90
2001 24.07
2002 23.78
2003 24.11
2004 25.92
2005 27.79
2006 31.82
2007 37.74
2008 37.10
2009 43.02
2010 38.64
2011 30.64

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments