Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: Saudi Arabia

Information : Saudi Arabia

COUNTRY NAME: Saudi Arabia

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(€million): 8

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 8 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 9

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 16,145 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €101.4 million to Saudi Arabia.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 21,653 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €132.7 million to Saudi Arabia.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 23,596 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €130.8 million to Saudi Arabia.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to Saudi Arabia were as follows;

  • Acid Casein,
  • Butter,
  • Buttermilk Powder,
  • Casein,
  • Cheese,
  • Cheese Powder,
  • Cream,
  • Cream Powder,
  • Curd Powder,
  • Enzyme Modified Cheese,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Food Ingredient Powder Blend,
  • Food Preparation,
  • Ice Cream,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Milk Protein Concentrate,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whey Protein Concentrate,
  • Whey Protein Hydrolysate,
  • Whole Milk powder,
  • Yoghurt.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Saudi Arabia from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's (MPD's) Menu of Statements.
  • Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satify country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie