Saudi Arabia's non-oil exports rise 40% in May

18 July 2010

According to Saudi Arabia's Central Department of Statistics and Information, the kingdom's non-oil exports rose 40% to SR11.9bn for the month of May, compared to SR8.5bn in May 2009, Reuters has reported. The main non-oil exports were plastics and petrochemicals, which reached a total of SR7.3bn, representing 61% of non-oil exports. The UAE led the importers with around SR1.3bn, followed by China which imported products worth around SR1bn, the data showed.

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