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Saudi Arabia

Key facts

Population: 32.3m (2016)
Official language: Arabic
Currency: Saudi Riyal (SR)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education
Official statistics office:
General Authority for Statistics
Trade Associations:
Saudi Publishers Association
Annual book fairs: Riyadh International Book Fair held over ten days in March and Jeddah International Book Fair held for ten days in December.
VAT on books: No VAT


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PA mini market profile Saudi Arabia 2016
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