The major export certificates required by Saudi Arabia’s regulatory and import control agencies are included in this Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) - Certificates Report.
In recent years, Saudi Arabia has published several new announcements, regulations, and standards at an extremely rapid pace.
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Saudi Arabia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Saudi regulations allow the importation of biotech plant products, but they are required to be labeled if they contain more than one percent genetically engineered (GE) plant ingredients.
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Saudi Arabia: Exporter Guide

Saudi Arabia is a 20th largest importer of U.S. food and agricultural products in the world, with direct U.S. exports of $1.23 billion in 2020. Return to semi-normal living conditions are invigorating U.S. agricultural exports to the Kingdom as supported by the U.S. Customs data for January – August 2021 that show 16 percent increase compared to the same period in 2020.
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Saudi Arabia: Barley Trade Quarterly

Saudi Arabia’s barley imports for the first six months of MY2021/22 (July – Dec. 2021) is estimated at 2.8 million metric tons (MMT), a reduction of 30 percent compared to the same period last year.
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Saudi Arabia: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

As a result of millions of religious pilgrims, foreign workers, and a developing tourism industry Saudi Arabia has a large and resilient HRI sector.
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Saudi Arabia: Poultry and Products Annual

In 2020, Post estimates poultry production in Saudi Arabia was 900,000 metric tons (MT) with that total jumping to 910,000 MT in 2021 based on official data released by the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) as well as discussions with major poultry producers.
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Saudi Arabia: Barley Trade Quarterly

On April 15, 2021, the Saudi government represented by the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) handed back the barley imports and distribution business to the private sector by selling 1.84 million metric tons (MMT) of barley through an open and competitive bidding process to six local grain traders.
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Saudi Arabia: Poultry Imports Drastically Reduced

New measures by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority will have serious repercussions on the Saudi import poultry market.
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Saudi Arabia: Retail Foods

Post anticipates a significant increase in U.S. high-value food product exports to Saudi Arabia in 2021 due to expansion of the retail sector.
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Saudi Arabia: Barley Trade Quarterly

On April 15, 2021, the Saudi government fully implemented its November 2020 decree to privatize the barley import sector.
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Saudi Arabia: Food Processing Ingredients

Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the Arab world and home to a growing food manufacturing and processing sector as a result of favorable trade agreements, population growth and...