18 October 2012 09:52 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Arabia’s non-oil exports fell by 22.7% year on year to Saudi riyals (SR) 10.8bn ($2.88bn) in August this year, weighed by the drop in petrochemical shipments abroad, official data showed on Thursday.
The country’s petrochemical exports fell by 29% year on year to SR3.1bn in August this year, according to data by the Central Department of Statistics and Information.
Its shipments of plastics rose marginally by 0.5% year on year to SR4.34bn, the department said.
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