1997 News Story

Kingdom is exporting more, importing less

Customs authorities report that the volume of imported goods cleared through the various entry points into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia totaled about 26.01 million tons in 1995, a decrease of 15 percent over the figure for the previous year. On the other hand, the volume of exports accounted for more than 141.59 million tons during the same period, a rise of 87 percent from 1994.