The Mineral Statistics Yearbook 2012: Statistical Data for 2012
Khaled O. Al Gadi, Ahmad A. Alharbi, Ali M. Alghamdi, Abdullah M. Qahtani, and Ali M. Alfear
This report is a market study of mineral commodities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It provides useful information to potential investors in minerals, mining, and mineral-based manufacturing in the country. This report contains statistical information and data obtained in 2012 from numerous sources such as domestic industries that produce and utilize these minerals as raw materials in the manufacture of finished and semi-finished products. Some data and statistics were taken from Central Department of Statistics and Information and the Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources and other international geosciences organizations such as the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the British Geological Survey (BGS). Mineral commodities are presented in alphabetical order. Each section includes a description of the commodity, location of occurrences in the country, consumption, and estimates on production, imports and exports. The report also contains similar data obtained from international statistics for purposes of comparison.
Al Gadi, K.O., Al Harbi, A.A., Alfi, K.H., Alghamdi, A.M., Qahtani, A.M., and Alfear, A.M., 2014, The Mineral Statistics Yearbook 2012: Statistical data for 2012: Saudi Geological Survey Data-File Report SGS-DF-2014-1, 108 p., 89 figs, 96 tables, 1 app.