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30 November 2020
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia suspends Turkish meat imports
The Turkish exporters’ union confirms that Saudi Arabia has formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier in November....
12 August 2019
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Cattle Imports Rise
SAUDI ARABIA - More than 4 million head of cattle were imported into Saudi Arabia through Jeddah Islamic Port in the first seven months of this year, the Saudi Ports Authority said....
04 April 2018
View news from Saudi Arabia Kickoff Event in Riyadh Marks Return of US Beef to Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA - Recognizing US beef’s return to Saudi Arabia, USMEF teamed with the US Embassy in Riyadh to organize a "US Beef Kickoff" event at the Radisson Blu hotel....
24 March 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Halts Brazilian Beef, Poultry Imports
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia has stopped beef and poultry imports from four Brazilian companies over concerns about food safety after accusations that individuals had been bribed to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats....
10 November 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia to Import Brazilian Beef
SAUDI ARABIA - Brazil's agriculture minister Katia Abreu has signed an animal health agreement with Saudi Arabian officials, which puts an end to an embargo on Brazilian beef....
05 June 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Middle East and North Africa Increase US Corn Purchases
GLOBAL - Demand for US corn is particularly strong across Saudi Arabia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the US Grains Council (USGC)....
05 May 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Lumpy Skin Disease Found in Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA - An outbreak of lumpy skin disease has been discovered in Saudi Arabia....
16 April 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Beef Market Growing
SAUDI ARABIA - The Saudi Arabian beef market grew by 9.2 per cent at a compound annual growth rate between 2008-2013 to around 150,000 tonnes, according to Michael Hussey from the Dubai Office of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board....
07 June 2012
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Invests $66 Million for Ag, Fishing Projects
SAUDI ARABIA - The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s contribution of $66 million to implement its technical assistance projects in the country, which aim to benefit small-scale agricultural producers...
16 May 2012
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Bans US Beef Exports
SAUDIA ARABIA - Saudi Arabia has banned the imports of US beef as of April 19. ...
27 August 2010
View news from Saudi Arabia Poultry, Cattle Producers Enrol For Saudi Agro-Food
SAUDI ARABIA - The Ministry of Agriculture, with the support of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, has opened registration for Brazilian companies interested in participating in the Saudi Agro-Food fair, to take place from 4-7 October, in Riyadh,...
02 March 2010
View news from Saudi Arabia Arasco Visit The UK
SAUDI ARABIA - Staff from ARASCO, a large commercial feed manufacturer in Saudi Arabia, visited the UK recently to learn more about the Anitox Maxi-Mil® Milling Efficiency Programme....
17 November 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Allows Somali Cattle Imports
SAUDI ARABIA - East African traders have started shipping live cattle from Somalia to Saudi Arabia for the first time in a decade after Saudi King Abdullah lifted a ban on Somali livestock....
22 July 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Importers Cast an Eye on U.S. Sorghum, DDGS
SAUDI ARABIA - US Grains Council Consultant John Miller, Southwest Agribusiness Consulting Inc., and USGC Regional Director in the Middle East and Subcontinent Joe O’Brien travelled to Saudi Arabia last week to discuss the buying and logistics of US...
18 February 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Canada and Saudi Arabia Reopen Beef Market
RIYADH – Canadian beef exporters will have access to the lucrative Saudi Arabian market for the first time since 2003. ...
30 January 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudis Reduce Import Subsidies on Feed
SAUDI ARABIA - The Saudi government recently announced a decision to decrease import subsidies on barley, feed corn and other animal feed ingredients in response to declining world grain and feed prices. ...
03 December 2008
View news from Saudi Arabia Trouw Nutrition and Aimco to Cooperate
SAUDI ARABIA - Trouw Nutrition and Arabian Integral Ministration Company (Aimco) have signed a co-operation agreement regarding feed premix production....
29 February 2008
View news from Saudi Arabia Brazilian Produce: Saudis Want it All
SAUDI ARABIA - In meetings with representatives of the Arab Brazilian Chamber and the Ministry of Agriculture, yesterday, in Riyadh, Saudi leaders stated that the liquidity coming from oil and the local consumer habits are boosting the demand for foods....

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