Saudi Arabia: Barley Trade Quarterly

Saudi Arabia’s barley imports for MY 2017/18 are projected at 7.8 million MT, a decrease of 13 percent compared to the official USDA estimate of 9 million MT. Based on export data from supplying countries, post reduced estimated total Saudi barley imports for MY 2016/17 of 10.5 mi to 7.6 million MT. The two main causes of the decline in Saudi barley imports are the large carryover stocks from record high imports in MY 2015/16 and an increase in consumption of processed livestock feed. 

Saudi Arabia: Barley Trade Quarterly