In recent years, Saudi Arabia's imports of tobacco products have been declining.
As of September 2019, Saudi Arabia's tobacco product imports have fallen by about 44% compared to the same period last year; in 2018, tobacco product imports amounted to US $ 469 million, a significant decrease from 2017's US $ 837 million About 44%.
Detailed data shows that in recent years, the country that has exported the most tobacco products to Saudi Arabia is Turkey. In 2018, Turkey exported a total of about 240 million US dollars of various tobacco products to Saudi Arabia. The second largest country to which tobacco products are exported is Germany, which exported US $ 137 million of various types of tobacco products to it in 2018. The country that exports the highest number of endemic hookahs to the Middle East to Saudi Arabia is Egypt, and the UAE ranks second.