Saudi Arabia Exporter Guide 2017

Saudi Arabia

Report Highlights: Saudi Arabia imported $14.8 billion worth of agricultural and related products in 2016, with the U.S. accounting for about 10 percent of total Saudi imports. In 2016, Saudi Arabia’s regulatory authorities continued to strictly implement food import regulations and standards which have affected the flow of some U.S. food products exports to the Kingdom. The strict enforcement of import regulations included animal protein-free feeding requirements for livestock and poultry slaughtered for export to Saudi Arabia. This report includes updates on Saudi Arabia’s regulations and customs clearance procedures for importing food products, and highlights issues that U.S. exporters should be aware of when exporting food products to the Saudi market.

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