Yemen's trade exchange with the outside world varies annually depending on the variables taking place every year on both exports and imports and generally the average annual value of exports of Yemen reached (794) billion riyals during the period 2001-2006 oil exports constitute more than 90% of the total exports of Yemen followed by fish and agricultural crops. The average annual value of Yemeni imports during the same period was (719) billion riyals with food imports and transportation vehicles come first on the list of imports Yemen. One of the most important exporting countries to the Republic of Yemen are : Emirates- Saudi Arabia- China – Kuwait - United States of America. One of the main importing countries of the Republic of Yemen are : China - India – Singapore - South Korea. The most important commodities exported are : fish – oil - crops, as for the imported goods, the most important ones are : foodstuffs, and transportation vehicles of chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
A table showing exports, imports and trade balance - (million riyals)