2001 News Story

Kingdom's non-oil exports up during 2000

A statistical report issued today by the Ministry of Planning shows a 14 percent increase in non-oil exports during the year 2000, to SR 24.8 billion [U.S. $6.6 billion]. Imports during 2000 reached SR 113.5 billion [$30.3 billion], an increase of 8 percent over the previous year.