Sa'udi Arabia's commodity exports are dominated by mineral fuels, which account for 13% of the world's mineral fuel exports. Crude petroleum (79% of total exports, 16.3% of world crude petroleum exports) and refined petroleum products (12% and7.1%, respectively) are the largest exports. Other exports include polymers (1.2%) and industrial alcohols (1.4%, accounting for8.1% of the world's industrial alcohol exports).
In 2000 Sa'udi Arabia's imports were distributed among the following categories:
Principal trading partners in 1998 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows: