Saudi Arabia’s oil exports increased in April by 0.8% year-on-year (YoY), according to the General Authority for Statistics (GaStat), Asharq Al-Awsat reported.

Crude exports recorded around $18.49 billion in April 2019, up from $18.34 billion in April 2018, rising by around $149.3 million.

Moreover, oil exports’ share in the kingdom’s total exports increased to 79.7% in April 2019, up from 76.7% in April 2018.

On a monthly basis, the share of oil exports in total exports rose in April 2019 by 4.8%.