Saudi Arabia imports SAR 4.7 bln worth of commodities from GCC countries in July: GASTAT

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Saudi Arabia imported SAR 4.7 billion worth of commodities from the GCC countries, down 3% year-on-year (YoY) in July 2021, data of the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) showed. 

UAE accounted for 66%, or SAR 3.07 billion of the GCC total exports to Saudi Arabia, down 6% YoY in July. 

Compared to June 2021, Saudi imports from the GCC retreated 21%, or SAR 1.24 billion.  

Saudi Imports From GCC Countries (SAR mln)

Country

July 2020

July 2021

Change in Value

Change (%)

UAE

3266.9

3065.8

(201.1)

(6%)

Bahrain

1022.5

811.1

(211.5)

(21%)

Oman

361.1

567.9

206.9

57%

Kuwait

139.2

214.7

75.5

54%

Qatar

8.8

8.8

Total

4789.8

4668.3

(121.5)

(3%)

Imports Details and Historical Data