Saudi Arabia

Official Name: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Absolute Monarchy
Official Name (Local Language): Al Mamlakah al Arabiyah as Suudiyah
ISO Country Codes: SA : SAU
Internet Domain: .sa
Government Web Site:
Capital: Riyadh Main Airports: King Abdulaziz International Airport, King Fahd International Airport, King Khalid International Airport
Language(s): Arabic Population: 35,354,380
Currency: Saudi Riyal ISO Currency Code: SAR
Telephone Dial In: +966 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 3.7514 Saudi riyals (SAR) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 6% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: N\A
Inflation Rate: -2% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: N\A
GDP: $1.594 trillion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $44,300 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Saudi Riyal
Currency Code: SAR
World Bank Classification: High-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 2.4% wheat, barley, tomatoes, melons, dates, citrus; mutton, chickens, eggs, milk
Industry: 42.9% crude oil production, petroleum refining, basic petrochemicals, ammonia, industrial gases, sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), cement, fertilizer, plastics, metals, commercial ship repair, commercial aircraft repair, construction
Services: 54.7%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) ;

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Business Language(s): Arabic; English
Customs & Excise: Ministry of Finance, Saudi Customs
Development Bank(s): Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Islamic Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 36/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 54/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 67/136 (2016)
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