Saudi Arabia

U.S. Trade with Saudi Arabia in 2021

Export Market Rank
#22 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.34 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.31 Billion
Compound Average Growth
0.83% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Saudi Arabia in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Corn $183.14 Million 658,370 $197.74 Million 87%
Soybeans $178.83 Million 328,251 $110.51 Million 12%
Tree Nuts $102.96 Million 16,184 $95.87 Million 70%
Dairy Products $95.9 Million 25,760 $105.26 Million -24%
Rice $85.72 Million 96,962 $92.43 Million -2%
Vegetable Oils (ex. soybean) $80.97 Million 59,792 $87.24 Million -25%
Hay $71.91 Million 206,925 $70.52 Million 5220%
Condiments & Sauces $64.13 Million 35,209 $57.7 Million 57%
Processed Vegetables $52.14 Million 35,736 $62.11 Million 0%
Baked Goods $45.93 Million 17,303 $46.99 Million -7%

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Data and Analysis

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

FAS and the Economic Research Service jointly publish the quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. The agricultural export forecast is updated February, May, August, and November.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Saudi Arabia: Barley Trade Quarterly

High cost and freight (CFR) world barley prices have drastically reduced the demand for barley in Saudi Arabia, and contributed to the increased demand for domestically processed animal feed. For MY2021/22, Post projects total Saudi barley imports at...
Over the past several years, Saudi Arabia published quite a few new regulations and standards, some of which were notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Unfortunately, many of these standards were notified and immediately implemented, missing the opportunity to engage with international stakeholders and making it difficult for U.S. exporters to adjust.

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News and Features

December 23, 2019
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2019—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 126,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2019/2020 marketing year; and Changes in destinations...
May 23, 2018
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2018—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Optional origin sales of 140,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to Saudi Arabia. Of the total 70,000 metric tons is for delivery...
WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 120,000 metric tons of hard red winter wheat for delivery to Saudi Arabia during the 2016/2017 marketing year; and...

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