This post is by Bruno Venditti from Visual Capitalist


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In this graphic, we visualize the top trading partners of the MENA countries using data from the International Monetary Fund.

Visualizing the Top Trading Partners of MENA Countries

This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on iOS or Android and discover incredible data-driven charts from a variety of trusted sources. Due to its strategic location, vast energy reserves, strong economies, and complex political dynamics, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region plays a critical role in global markets. In this graphic, we visualize the top trading partners of the MENA countries based on data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as of October 2023.

China: The Top Import Partner of MENA

China dominates as the top import supplier to MENA countries. The Asian country sent over $171 billion in goods to the region in 2022.
CountryTop Import PartnerImports (Million USD)
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ AlgeriaChina$6,994
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ DjiboutiUAE$325
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ EgyptChina$11,461
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ LibyaTรผrkiye$2,842
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท MauritaniaSpain$952
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ MoroccoSpain$10,265
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด SomaliaChina$1,111
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ SudanChina$3,419
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ TunisiaItaly$3,891
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ BahrainChina$2,246
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท IranChina$6,543
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ IraqChina$14,889
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด JordanChina$4,165
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ KuwaitChina$8,122
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง LebanonChina$2,689
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ OmanUAE$10,944
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ PalestineIsrael$4,380
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ QatarChina$5,439
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi ArabiaChina$39,083
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ SyriaChina$843
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates (UAE)China$68,125
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช YemenUAE$1,151

Top MENA Export Partners

CountryTop Export PartnerExports (Million USD)
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ AlgeriaItaly$17,879
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ DjiboutiEthiopia$480
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ EgyptTรผrkiye$3,803
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ LibyaItaly$10,468
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท MauritaniaChina$1,695
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ MoroccoFrance$8,463
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด SomaliaUAE$172
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ SudanUAE$592
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ TunisiaFrance$4,130
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ BahrainSaudi Arabia$3,934
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