Saudi Exports and Imports Down in November 4 Riyadh

In terms of imports, the value of imports of machinery, equipment, and electrical appliances and parts thereof fell by (16.19%) to (13112) million Riyals in November 2015 compared to (15644) million Riyals in November 2014, as the value of imports of base metals and products thereof decreased to (4123) million Riyals compared to (5564) million Riyals, down (25.90%), while the value of imports of plant products decreased by (23.03%) to (1918) million Riyals in November 2015, compared to (2492) million Riyals for the same period of 2014.
The CDSI’s report data showed that the decline in the value of the non-petroleum commodity exports was other than quantities, since the total quantities of the exported non-oil goods was up to (4359) thousand tons in November 2015 compared to (3965) thousand tons in November 2014, up by (9.94%), as the amount of imports in November 2015 fell to (5003) thousand tons compared to (6624) thousand tons for the same month 2014, down (24.47%).

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