The General Statistics Bureau reports that during 1994 exports from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia amounted to SR 159,590 million (U.S. $ 42,557 million), a five percent increase over the year before.
Mineral products accounted for SR 142,829 million (U.S. $ 38,088 million) of this total, while food products accounted for SR 1,430 million (U.S. $ 381 million). Chemical products amounted to SR 7,878 million (U.S. $ 2,101 million) and plastics, SR 3,370 million (U.S. $ 899 million). There were also re-exports, to the value of SR 1,312 million (U.S. $ 350 million).
The ten major countries to which Saudi commodities were exported in 1994 were:
United States: SR 29,518 million [U.S. $ 7,871 million]
Japan: SR 25,470 million [U.S. $ 6,792 million]
South Korea: SR 12,999 million [U.S. $ 3,466 million]
France: SR 8,471 million [U.S. $ 2,259 million]
Italy: SR 8,142 million [U.S. $ 2,171 million]
Singapore: SR 7,735 million [U.S. $ 2,063 million]
Netherlands: SR 7,685 million [U.S. $ 2,049 million]
Bahrain: SR 5,017 million [U.S. $ 1,338 million]
Brazil: SR 4,911 million [U.S. $ 1,310 million]
India: SR 4,686 million [U.S. $ 1,250 million]