Saudi Arabia Policy Rate

2000 - 2020 | Monthly | % pa | Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority

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Saudi Arabia's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Official Repo Rate) was set at 1.00 % pa in Oct 2020, compared with 1.00 % pa in the previous Sep 2020. Saudi Arabia's Policy Rate averaged 2.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jan 2000 to Oct 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 7.00 % pa in Dec 2000 and a record low of 1.00 % pa in Oct 2020. 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's Short Term Interest Rate: Month Avg: Saudi Arabia: SAIBOR: 3 Months was reported at 0.88 % pa in Sep 2020. Saudi Arabia's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 3.75 (SAR/USD) in Oct 2020.

What was Saudi Arabia's Policy Rate in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

1.00

% pa Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

1.00

% pa Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

1.00

Oct 2020

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Updated on 31 Oct 2020

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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Asia and Oceania
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North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Algeria (% pa)

3.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1963 - Oct 2020

Argentina (%)

30.07

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 1985 - Sep 2020

Armenia (% pa)

4.25

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2001 - Oct 2020

Australia (% pa)

0.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 1990 - Oct 2020

Austria (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Azerbaijan (% pa)

6.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Bahrain (% pa)

1.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Bangladesh (% pa)

4.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 2009 - Oct 2020

Belarus (% pa)

7.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Oct 2020

Belgium (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Botswana (% pa)

3.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - Oct 2020

Brazil (% pa)

2.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 1999 - Oct 2020

Bulgaria (% pa)

0.00

Nov 2020

monthly

Feb 1991 - Nov 2020

Canada (% pa)

0.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Oct 2020

Chile (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

May 1995 - Oct 2020

China (% pa)

2.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Colombia (% pa)

1.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Oct 2020

Croatia (% pa)

3.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2020

Cyprus (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Czech Republic (% pa)

0.05

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Oct 2020

Denmark (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 1914 - Oct 2020

Ecuador (% pa)

8.96

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1995 - Oct 2020

Egypt (% pa)

9.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Estonia (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

European Union (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Finland (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

France (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Georgia (% pa)

8.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Germany (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Ghana (% pa)

14.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Nov 2002 - Sep 2020

Greece (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1992 - Oct 2020

Hungary (% pa)

0.60

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1990 - Oct 2020

Iceland (% pa)

1.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

India (% pa)

4.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2001 - Oct 2020

Indonesia (% pa)

4.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 2015 - Oct 2020

Ireland (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Israel (% pa)

0.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Oct 2020

Italy (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Ivory Coast (% pa)

2.50

Mar 2017

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Japan (% pa)

-0.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2008 - Oct 2020

Jordan (% pa)

3.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1965 - Oct 2020

Kazakhstan (% pa)

9.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - Oct 2020

Kenya (% pa)

7.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

South Korea (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

May 1999 - Oct 2020

Kosovo (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Kuwait (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Oct 2020

Kyrgyzstan (% pa)

5.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Laos (% pa)

3.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Oct 2020

Latvia (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Lebanon (% pa)

10.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1964 - Oct 2020

Lithuania (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Luxembourg (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Macau SAR, China (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - Oct 2020

North Macedonia (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Malawi (% pa)

13.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Oct 2020

Malaysia (% pa)

1.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Oct 2020

Malta (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Mauritius (% pa)

1.85

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - Oct 2020

Mexico (% pa)

4.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Moldova (% pa)

5.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Oct 2020

Mongolia (% pa)

8.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2007 - Oct 2020

Montenegro (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Morocco (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1995 - Oct 2020

Myanmar (% pa)

9.50

2020

yearly

1986 - 2020

Nepal (% pa)

5.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

Netherlands (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

New Zealand (% pa)

0.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1999 - Oct 2020

Nigeria (% pa)

11.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2006 - Oct 2020

Norway (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Oman (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2007 - Oct 2020

Pakistan (% pa)

8.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - Oct 2020

Paraguay (% pa)

0.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2010 - Oct 2020

Peru (% pa)

0.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 2003 - Oct 2020

Philippines (% pa)

2.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 2016 - Oct 2020

Poland (% pa)

0.10

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Nov 2020

Portugal (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Qatar (% pa)

2.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Romania (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Russia (% pa)

4.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 2013 - Oct 2020

Saudi Arabia (% pa)

1.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Serbia (% pa)

1.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Singapore (% pa)

0.08

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 2005 - Sep 2020

Slovakia (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Slovenia (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

South Africa (% pa)

3.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 1999 - Oct 2020

Spain (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

Sri Lanka (% pa)

4.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Sweden (% pa)

0.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Oct 2020

Switzerland (% pa)

-0.72

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2020

Syria (% pa)

5.00

Feb 2015

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2015

Taiwan (% pa)

1.13

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1961 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (% pa)

10.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1997 - Oct 2020

Thailand (% pa)

0.50

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2000 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (% pa)

6.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Turkey (% pa)

10.25

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2010 - Oct 2020

Ukraine (% pa)

6.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Oct 2020

United Arab Emirates (% pa)

1.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2007 - Oct 2020

United Kingdom (% pa)

0.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1972 - Oct 2020

United States (% pa)

0.09

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1954 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (% pa)

9.25

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 2007 - Oct 2020

Uzbekistan (% pa)

14.00

Sep 2020

monthly

May 1994 - Sep 2020

Vietnam (% pa)

2.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Oct 2020

Yemen (% pa)

16.07

Jan 2015

monthly

Dec 1995 - Jan 2015

Zambia (% pa)

8.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Saudi Arabia Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Construction and Properties
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

150,456.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-4.2

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-23.759

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

23,173.854

2019

yearly

1963 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-18.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

64,942.847

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

43.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

45,122.472

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

30.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

33.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

36,638.089

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

151,556.591

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Jun 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

26.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

53,134.909

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

23,322.941

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

2.637

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

49.688

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Imports of Goods and Services (SAR mn)

158,991.069

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (SAR mn)

564,211.089

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Consumption Expenditure (SAR mn)

412,744.945

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Consumption Expenditure: Private (SAR mn)

243,535.676

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Consumption Expenditure: Government (SAR mn)

169,209.269

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Gross Capital Formation (SAR mn)

189,100.477

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Gross Capital Formation: Fixed (SAR mn)

137,392.835

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Gross Capital Formation: Change in Stocks (SAR mn)

51,707.642

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Exports of Goods and Services (SAR mn)

121,356.735

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Transport, Storage and Communications (SAR mn)

37,144.034

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Wholesale, Retail Trade, Restaurants and Hotels (SAR mn)

58,166.751

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Electricity, Gas and Water (SAR mn)

12,002.890

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Building and Construction (SAR mn)

37,554.693

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services (SAR mn)

92,998.679

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Community, Social and Personal Services (SAR mn)

15,348.210

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Less Banking Services (SAR mn)

6,762.951

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Government Services (SAR mn)

138,442.825

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Imports Duties (SAR mn)

4,745.048

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Oil Sector (SAR mn)

98,104.970

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (SAR mn)

17,118.235

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Mining and Quarrying (SAR mn)

85,221.965

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: Producer Values: Manufacturing (SAR mn)

72,663.269

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (SAR mn)

14,636.860

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Electricity, Gas and Water (SAR mn)

8,562.327

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Wholesale, Retail Trade, Restaurants and Hotels (SAR mn)

46,787.055

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Building and Construction (SAR mn)

27,203.997

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Transport, Storage and Communication (SAR mn)

33,328.804

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Servic... (SAR mn)

66,846.504

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Community, Social and Personal Services (SAR mn)

12,696.265

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Less Imputed Bank Services Charge (SAR mn)

6,092.333

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: excl Government Services (SAR mn)

508,958.918

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Government Services (SAR mn)

85,249.381

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values (SAR mn)

594,208.298

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Import Duties (SAR mn)

3,629.247

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Mining and Quarrying (SAR mn)

237,619.651

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

GDP: 2010p: Producer Values: Manufacturing (SAR mn)

67,369.789

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2020

SA: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost (SAR mn)

2,930,101.496

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

SA: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost (SAR mn)

2,616,070.378

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-3.2

Mar 2017

monthly

May 1965 - Mar 2017

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

693,522,495.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

5,000.000

2016

yearly

1990 - 2016

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

9.720

2016

yearly

1990 - 2016

Cement Production: Based on Islamic Calendar (Ton th)

42,828.712

2013

yearly

1970 - 2013

Energy Production: Natural Gas (Cub m mn)

119,830.000

2015

yearly

1970 - 2015

Electricity: Consumption (MWh)

289,929,150.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Construction and Properties Last Frequency Range
Building Permits (Unit)

103,485.000

2019

yearly

1987 - 2019

No of Building Permits Issued (Unit)

103,485.000

2019

yearly

1987 - 2019

Building Permits Issued: Building Area (sq m)

85,093,064.446

2019

yearly

1987 - 2019

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 (%)

29.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2016 - Jun 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

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

34.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

59.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2016 - Jun 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

11,686,115.000

Jun 2016

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2016

Unemployment Rate (%)

8.98

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Monthly Earnings (USD)

754

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-6.04

2019

yearly

1971 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

38.382

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

5.625

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

Population: Mid Year Estimates (Person)

34,218,169.000

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

Labour Force: Age 15 and Above (Person)

12,540,618.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Age 15 and Above: Male (Person)

10,397,685.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Age 15 and Above: Female (Person)

2,142,933.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Age 15 & Above: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (Person th)

477.410

2013

yearly

1984 - 2013

Employment: Age 15 & Above: Mining & Quarrying (Person th)

117.825

2013

yearly

1984 - 2013

Employment: Age 15 & Above: Manufacturing (Person th)

760.151

2013

yearly

1984 - 2013

Average Weekly Hours Worked: Manufacturing (Hour)

53.100

2015

yearly

1999 - 2015

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

528,883

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

31.0

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

72,572.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

456,311.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Average Monthly Income: Family (SAR)

11,983.640

2018

yearly

2007 - 2018

Average Monthly Expenditure: Household: Consumption (SAR)

11,728.439

2018

yearly

2007 - 2018

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

5.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1981 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

12.986

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

22.4

2011

yearly

1969 - 2011

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.024

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) (2014=100)

127.430

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

2.239

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

108,440.2

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

Total Exports (USD mn)

15,300.2

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2016 - Aug 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-25.1

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2017 - Aug 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)

31,237.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-17.3

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Aug 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)

700.454

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

1,191.941

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

2,588.682

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

2,125.211

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 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)

51,138.260

Jul 2020

monthly

May 2016 - Jul 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)

574,361.455

2019

yearly

1952 - 2019

Imports: HS: Value: Hides and Skins, Wood, Cardboard and Articles (HW) (SAR mn)

14,196.995

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Imports: HS: Value: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn)

13,506.828

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Imports: HS: Value: Foodstuffs (SAR mn)

81,369.372

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Imports: HS: Value: Transport Equipment (SAR mn)

118,264.135

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Imports: HS: Value: MC: Mineral Products (SAR mn)

18,021.237

2019

yearly

1983 - 2019

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)

-755.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-17,979.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-12.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

945.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

9,674.461

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

6.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-5.613

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

671,120.000

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn)

31,231.875

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn)

2,735.548

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn)

-12,771.339

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn)

-25,945.593

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn)

13,901.291

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn)

769.163

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn)

1,129.952

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn)

1,198.666

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn)

1,100.301

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn)

28,496.327

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn)

13,273.146

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn)

2,298.967

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn)

-9,044.448

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn)

-754.965

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn)

-1,700.018

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

3,598.684

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn)

-17,561.442

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn)

9,674.461

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn)

6,485.484

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn)

2,985.068

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn)

-3,500.416

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn)

2,516,700.000

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn)

1,819,542.000

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

IIP: Assets (SAR mn)

4,336,242.000

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

12.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

381,822.420

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

502,093.770

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

M2 Growth (%)

10.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

7.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 1980 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

435,730.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

58.896

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

38.3

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

432.934

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1957 - Sep 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

9.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

501,621.864

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

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)

94.919

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2020

Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn)

480.440

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

99,418.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

461,567.086

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

14.80

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

56.57

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Base Money (SAR mn)

351,527.089

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn)

2,074,886.236

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn)

1,882,851.638

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn)

1,431,834.074

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn)

1,678,502.619

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

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)

580,149.958

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Banks Deposits (SAR mn)

1,881,081.990

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Banks Deposits: Demand: Business and Individuals (SAR mn)

1,093,530.629

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Bank Loans: Consumer (SAR mn)

352,257.769

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

24.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

SAMA: Assets (SAR mn)

1,822,348.228

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Commercial Banks: Assets (SAR mn)

2,879,696.518

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Exchange Rate against USD (SAR/USD)

3.750

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

0.88

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2005=100)

124.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (SAR/EUR)

4.431

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate Index: BIS: 2010=100: Broad (2010=100)

116.530

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

271,756

2012

yearly

1970 - 2012

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

117,000.000

2019

yearly

1961 - 2019

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

10.995

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

8,956.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

7,038.087

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

3,787.568

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

26,882

2019

yearly

2004 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

7.8

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Visitor Arrivals: Inbound (Person th)

2,347.000

Sep 2015

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2015

Visitor Arrivals: Inbound: Middle East: Others: Syria (Person)

9,570.000

Dec 2012

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2012

Visitor Arrivals: Inbound: Middle East: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

471,000.000

Sep 2015

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2015

Visitor Arrivals: Inbound: Middle East: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

645,000.000

Sep 2015

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2015

Visitor Arrivals: Inbound: Middle East: GCC: Qatar (Person)

258,000.000

Sep 2015

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2015

Occupancy Rate: Hotel Rooms: Annual (%)

66.000

2014

yearly

2003 - 2014

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (05Jan2017=5000)

7,907.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

303.5

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

2,434,716.381

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2020

P/E ratio (NA)

29.678

25 Nov 2020

daily

02 Aug 2008 - 25 Nov 2020

Value Traded: Tadawul (SAR)

46,427,879,057.01

Jun 2018

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jun 2018

Volume Traded: Tadawul (Unit)

1,934,374,220.00

Jun 2018

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jun 2018

PE Ratio: Tadawul (NA)

24.543

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Oct 2020

PB Ratio: Tadawul (NA)

4.160

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Oct 2020

Gross Written Premiums (SAR th)

8,666,505.955

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2020

Net Incurred Claims (SAR th)

4,956,011.304

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

6,600.000

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

8,905,391.000

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

66.620

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

5,377,978.000

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

41,298,629.000

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

15.694

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

120.515

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

271,617.418

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

191,297.833

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

12,371.273

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

10,166,436.664

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

8,612,731.291

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

692,933.907

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Passengers Traffic: Arrival: Annual: Saudi Arabian Airlines (SA) (Person)

27,435,601.000

2016

yearly

1991 - 2016

Freight Traffic: Incoming: Annual: Saudi Arabian Airlines (SA) (Ton)

391,342.734

2016

yearly

1990 - 2016

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