Saudi Arabia Policy Rate

2000 - 2021 | Monthly | % pa | Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority

Saudi Arabia cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Official Repo Rate) was set at 1.00 % pa in Feb 2021, compared with 1.00 % pa in the previous Jan 2021. Saudi Arabia Policy Rate averaged 2.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jan 2000 to Feb 2021. The data reached an all-time high of 7.00 % pa in Dec 2000 and a record low of 1.00 % pa in Feb 2021. Since June 1986, the Saudi Riyal was officially pegged to the IMF's SDR. In practice, it is fixed at 1 USD = 3.75 SAR.

In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia Short Term Interest Rate: Monthly Avg: SIBOR: 3 Months was reported at 0.82 % pa in Dec 2020. Saudi Arabia Exchange Rate against USD averaged 3.75 (SAR/USD) in Jan 2021. Its Real Effective Exchange Rate was 119.33 in Jan 2021.

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Saudi Arabia Policy Rate

What was Saudi Arabia's Policy Rate in Feb 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.00 Feb 2021 1.00 Jan 2021 1.00 Feb 2021 7.00 Dec 2000 % pa monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Algeria (% pa) 3.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1963 - Jan 2021
Argentina (%) 33.86 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1985 - Jan 2021
Armenia (% pa) 5.25 Jan 2021 monthly May 2001 - Jan 2021
Australia (% pa) 0.10 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Jan 2021
Austria (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Azerbaijan (% pa) 6.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Bahrain (% pa) 1.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Bangladesh (% pa) 4.75 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2009 - Jan 2021
Belarus (% pa) 7.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1991 - Jan 2021
Belgium (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Botswana (% pa) 3.75 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1976 - Jan 2021
Brazil (% pa) 2.00 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 1999 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1991 - Feb 2021
Canada (% pa) 0.25 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jan 2021
Chile (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly May 1995 - Jan 2021
China (% pa) 2.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Colombia (% pa) 1.75 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Jan 2021
Croatia (% pa) 3.00 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Czech Republic (% pa) 0.05 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Denmark (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1914 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (% pa) 8.38 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Feb 2021
Egypt (% pa) 8.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Estonia (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
European Union (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Finland (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
France (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Georgia (% pa) 8.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Germany (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Ghana (% pa) 14.50 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 2002 - Jan 2021
Greece (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Jan 2021
Hungary (% pa) 0.60 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Jan 2021
Iceland (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
India (% pa) 4.00 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2001 - Jan 2021
Indonesia (% pa) 3.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2015 - Jan 2021
Ireland (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Israel (% pa) 0.25 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Italy (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (% pa) 2.50 Mar 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2017
Japan (% pa) -0.10 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 2008 - Feb 2021
Jordan (% pa) 3.50 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1965 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (% pa) 9.00 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1992 - Jan 2021
Kenya (% pa) 7.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Feb 2021
South Korea (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly May 1999 - Jan 2021
Kosovo (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Kuwait (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jan 2021
Kyrgyzstan (% pa) 5.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Laos (% pa) 3.00 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jan 2021
Latvia (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (% pa) 10.00 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1964 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Macau SAR, China (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Malawi (% pa) 12.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2021
Malaysia (% pa) 1.75 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Jan 2021
Malta (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Mauritius (% pa) 1.85 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2021
Mexico (% pa) 4.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Moldova (% pa) 5.50 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 2001 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (% pa) 6.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2007 - Jan 2021
Montenegro (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Morocco (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1995 - Jan 2021
Myanmar (% pa) 9.50 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Nepal (% pa) 5.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2021
Netherlands (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
New Zealand (% pa) 0.25 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1999 - Jan 2021
Nigeria (% pa) 11.50 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - Jan 2021
Norway (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Oman (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jan 2021
Pakistan (% pa) 8.00 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1992 - Jan 2021
Paraguay (% pa) 0.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Jan 2021
Peru (% pa) 0.25 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2003 - Jan 2021
Philippines (% pa) 2.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2016 - Jan 2021
Poland (% pa) 0.10 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Portugal (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Qatar (% pa) 2.50 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Romania (% pa) 1.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Russia (% pa) 4.25 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2013 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (% pa) 1.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Serbia (% pa) 1.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Singapore (% pa) 0.24 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Jan 2021
Slovakia (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
South Africa (% pa) 3.50 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1999 - Feb 2021
Spain (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Sri Lanka (% pa) 4.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Sweden (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (% pa) -0.72 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jan 2021
Syria (% pa) 5.00 Feb 2015 monthly Jan 1962 - Feb 2015
Taiwan (% pa) 1.13 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1961 - Jan 2021
Tajikistan (% pa) 11.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Feb 2021
Thailand (% pa) 0.50 Feb 2021 monthly May 2000 - Feb 2021
Tunisia (% pa) 6.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Turkey (% pa) 17.00 Jan 2021 monthly May 2010 - Jan 2021
Ukraine (% pa) 6.00 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jan 2021
United Arab Emirates (% pa) 1.25 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 2007 - Jan 2021
United Kingdom (% pa) 0.10 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1972 - Jan 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.5 2019 yearly 1969 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -35,359.733 2019 yearly 1969 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 180,780.0 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 31.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2016 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,097.186 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 1,193.245 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,083.696 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Public Debt (SAR mn) 69,839.000 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
SA: Revenue: Social Contributions (SAR mn) 0.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.239 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 43,994.5 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 15,507.2 Nov 2020 monthly May 2016 - Nov 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -28.1 Nov 2020 monthly May 2017 - Nov 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,774,883.114 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 464,264.406 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 34,367.483 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 11,050.5 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -3.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,635,344.723 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,177,153.402 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 547.113 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,059.293 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2,782.233 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 2,676.222 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Exports: Value: Oil (SAR mn) 68,943.34 Apr 2018 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Non Oil (SAR mn) 19,555.77 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Crude Petroleum (SAR mn) 513,181.000 2017 yearly 1953 - 2017
Exports: Value: Petroleum Products (SAR mn) 125,222.000 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017
Exports: Value (SAR mn) 64,821.248 Dec 2020 monthly May 2016 - Dec 2020
Exports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 49,023.785 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Exports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 100,365.057 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Exports: Value: Asia: India (SAR mn) 100,703.191 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Exports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 179,668.870 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 78,155.019 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Imports: Harmonized System (HS): Value (SAR mn) 492,577.539 2020 yearly 1952 - 2020
Imports: HS: Value: Hides and Skins, Wood, Cardboard and Articles (HW) (SAR mn) 13,011.213 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Imports: HS: Value: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 7,127.428 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Imports: HS: Value: Foodstuffs (SAR mn) 77,977.472 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Imports: HS: Value: Transport Equipment (SAR mn) 79,130.376 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Imports: HS: Value: MC: Mineral Products (SAR mn) 17,703.433 2020 yearly 1983 - 2020
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 71,023.803 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 27,649.273 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 25,366.866 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 105,571.329 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 15,504.763 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,600.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 2,321.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,033.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,342.501 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -5.613 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 674,635.750 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 43,156.455 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 15,370.199 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -8,458.276 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 170.379 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 9,777.278 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,319.002 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -500.905 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,979.937 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -10,185.519 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 7,574.593 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 27,786.256 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 5,594.655 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) 1,544.421 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) 566.777 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,600.546 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 322.561 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 2,665.062 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 2,342.501 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) 484.704 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) -2,603.886 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) -3,088.590 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,529,884.064 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 1,819,541.837 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 4,349,425.901 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 13.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 395,268.137 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 514,823.327 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 8.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 1980 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 437,646.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 60.573 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 38.3 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.934 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1957 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 512,449.557 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 279,406.0 Feb 2018 monthly Oct 1983 - Feb 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.6 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2017
Credit to Households (USD bn) 99.419 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 509.288 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 102,298.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 481,834.768 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 15.93 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 60.19 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
Base Money (SAR mn) 354,903.706 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,127,300.914 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 1,930,587.476 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,482,255.512 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,687,979.981 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad (SAR mn) 532,200.959 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021

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