International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2013, Volume I
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International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2013, Volume I

Trade by Country

The 2013 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume I provides an overview of the international trade merchandise trade in 2013 and detailed information on the trade performance for numerous countries up to 2013. Overall, data for a total of 175 countries (or areas) are shown with the 2013 data on imports and exports by commodity and trading partner provided for approximately 90 countries (or areas), representing more than 70% of world trade of 2013. The goal is to provide a more analytical and condensed view of trade by using graphs, overview tables and descriptive text.

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In 2012, the value of merchandise exports of Saudi Arabia increased moderately by 6.5 percent to reach 388.4 bln US$, while its merchandise imports increased substantially by 18.2 percent to reach 155.6 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a relatively large surplus of 232.8 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Eastern Asia at 204.0 bln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in Saudi Arabia were highly concentrated amongst partners; imports were diversified. The top 3 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 21 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2012, the value of exports of services of Saudi Arabia decreased slightly by 3.8 percent, reaching 11.0 bln US$, while its imports of services decreased moderately by 5.9 percent and reached 73.4 bln US$ (see graph 2). There was a large trade in services deficit of 62.4 bln US$. See footnote.