• Imports of Building Material products in the Asia region has followed a similar trend as the world. It witnessed a see saw decline in the time period 2011-2015, with imports in 2014 reaching the highest and falling to the lowest in 2015. Only Europe has imported more Building Material than Asia.
• The Kingdom experienced a tremendous growth during the same period (2011-15) as it increased its exports to Asia by 26% annually, mainly supplemented by Electric Wires & Fitting which grew by almost 167% per year
• Electric Wires & Fitting were the major constituents of the Building Material
This report looks into the overall imports of Building Material in Asia vis-à-vis the Kingdom’s share in the imports. It also outlines the import potentials in Building Material product categories such as Electric Wires & Fitting, Metal Sheets, Bars & Rods and Glass & Ceramics. Saudi Exporters are encouraged to carry out in-depth analysis for better insight into import potential of any of these product categories.