Market profile

Saudi Arabia has a sound economy with a fast-growing young population, a well-managed banking system, good infrastructure and generally low import duties and barriers. The economy is dominated by the oil sector and characterised by tight governmental control.

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Facts

  • Imports from Saudi Arabia A$487 million
  • Exports to Saudi Arabia A$2,515 million
  • Capital Riyadh
  • Official Language Arabic
  • Area 2,149,690 sq km
  • Population 31.4 million

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Saudi Arabia and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Smartraveller

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travelers and tourists going to Saudi Arabia. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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