Sector : Meat

Destination Market: Saudi Arabia

Information : Saudi Arabia

 

COUNTRY NAME: Saudi Arabia


TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 25 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €0.025 m

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 25 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €0.088m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly frozen Pigmeat.

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: We do not have a bilaterally agreed certificate for the export of Pigmeat to Saudi Arabia. That said, Saudi Arabia seems to be one of the countries that accept exports of Pigmeat from Ireland on the basis of the general export health certificate.

The export health certificate covers edible Pigmeat products

EXPORTER T&C’S: The meat must satisfy the conditions set out in the general export health certificate and must be exported from a DAFM approved premises. 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 26 tonnes of beef valued at €0.058 m.

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 258 tonnes of beef valued at €0.619 m.

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 197 tonnes of beef valued at €0.518 m.

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly frozen boneless beef and frozen bovine offal

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The certificate is for chilled and frozen boneless beefprocessed beef products including minced beef and cooked beef

 

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • The beef must be derived from animals aged under 30 months.
  • The animals must be born and raised in Ireland.
  • Exports can only take place from meat establishments specifically approved to export to Saudi Arabia
  • Trader Notice No. 07/2008 refers:
  • Trader Notice No. MH12/2-17 refers

 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 50 tonnes of Poultrymeat meat valued at €0.069 m

In 2016 Ireland had nil exports

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: N/A

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The required certificates are an open certificate for Poultrymeat and a Saudi supplementary cert for meat products

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • Exports can only take place from meat establishments specifically approved to export to Saudi Arabia 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie