Saudi Arabia

Exports of U.S. food and agricultural products to Saudi Arabia reached a record $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2014. Major exports include coarse grains, soybeans, dairy products, and vegetable oils.

In September 2012, the United States signed a trade and investment framework agreement (TIFA) with the Gulf Cooperation Council (which includes Saudi Arabia, as well as the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain) to continue expanding and liberalizing trade relations.

Data & Analysis

May 14, 2015
With more than one million MT in MY 2013/14, U.S. corn exports regained the lead in the Saudi corn market, reaching their highest level in 15 years and capturing a 38.5 percent share of the market.