Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 14.1 % in 2017 in Saudi Arabia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.77 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 32.1 % in 1983 and an all time low of 6.18 % in 1974. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Iraq amounted to 11.6 % and 28.8 % in Jordan in 2017.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 99th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 32 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade in services is the sum of service exports and imports divided by the value of GDP, all in current US dollars.