Saudis imports 84,000 cars in first quarter 2001
Recently published statistics by Saudi Arabia’s Chief Customs Bureau show that the Kingdom imported 84,000 cars in the first quarter of 2001. This figure includes new and second-hand vehicles that were imported into the Kingdom by registered automobile agencies and individuals, reported Al-Sharq Al-Awsat .
The same source estimated the value of Saudi car imports in the first quarter of 2001 at 4.5 billion Saudi riyals ($1.2 billion). Approximately 65 percent of these vehicles are imported from Japan, Germany and the United States. — (menareport.com)
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