Saudi Arabia is one of the largest exporting countries in the world.
While it’s quite obvious that Saudi Arabia’s biggest export commodity is crude oil. What many don’t know is, which country actually buys it the most.
While we wait for the official figures for 2015, as per the official figures of 2014, Saudi Arabia exported a whopping SAR1.28 trillion ($342.28 billion). Most of these exports went to the United States, which accounted to 12.6% of all Saudi exports. The United States has been the number one importer for Saudi Arabian exports for many years now.
China came in a close second, accounting to 12.5% followed by Japan at number three accounting to 12.2% of all exports by Saudi Arabia.