Saudi non-oil exports climb 8% in April

04 July 2010

According to data by Saudi Arabia's central departments of statistics and information, the kingdom's non-oil exports rose by 8% to SR9.6bn ($2.56bn) in April, compared to SR8.9bn a year earlier, Reuters has reported. Plastics and petrochemicals were the main non-oil exported products during April, amounting to SR5.8bn, it said. The UAE imported the most, buying non-oil exports worth around SR1.13bn, followed by China which imported products worth SR776m, according to the data.

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