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Saudi Arabia: Grain Market 2022

Grain Market Size in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi grain market declined to $X in 2021, shrinking by -2.5% against the previous year. In general, consumption showed a abrupt decline. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Grain Production in Saudi Arabia

In value terms, grain production skyrocketed to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when the production volume increased by 156% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

The average yield of cereal grains in Saudi Arabia expanded slightly to X tons per ha in 2021, with an increase of 4.1% compared with 2020 figures. Over the period under review, the yield, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of 9.6%. Over the period under review, the average grain yield hit record highs at X tons per ha in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the yield failed to regain momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the grain harvested area in Saudi Arabia was estimated at X ha, standing approx. at 2020 figures. In general, the harvested area, however, recorded a perceptible slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of 23%. The grain harvested area peaked at X ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Grain Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2021, approx. X tons of cereal grains were exported from Saudi Arabia; shrinking by -22.4% compared with 2020. Over the period under review, exports faced a deep downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when exports increased by 481%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at X tons in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, grain exports reduced notably to $X in 2021. In general, exports saw a abrupt decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when exports increased by 232% against the previous year. The exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

India (X tons), Sudan (X tons) and Yemen (X tons) were the main destinations of grain exports from Saudi Arabia.

From 2012 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Benin (with a CAGR of +166.3%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, India ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for grain exports from Saudi Arabia, comprising 150% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Bahrain ($X), with a 72% share of total exports. It was followed by Sudan, with a 28% share.

From 2012 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to India totaled +10.1%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Bahrain (+2.8% per year) and Sudan (-3.7% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average grain export price amounted to $X per ton, shrinking by -4.9% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a perceptible decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when the average export price increased by 77%. As a result, the export price attained the peak level of $X per ton. From 2016 to 2020, the the average export prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Bahrain ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Benin ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Comoros (+75.8%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Grain Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2021, approx. X tons of cereal grains were imported into Saudi Arabia; dropping by -4.9% compared with 2020 figures. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by 18% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tons in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, grain imports reduced modestly to $X in 2021. Overall, imports recorded a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of 20% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

Argentina (X tons), Russia (X tons) and the United States (X tons) were the main suppliers of grain imports to Saudi Arabia, with a combined 55% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Brazil, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, Romania, Germany, France, Australia, Hungary and Latvia, which together accounted for a further 41%.

From 2012 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Hungary (with a CAGR of +29.0%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Argentina ($X), Russia ($X) and the United States ($X) appeared to be the largest grain suppliers to Saudi Arabia, with a combined 53% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Brazil, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, Romania, Germany, France, Australia, Hungary and Latvia, which together accounted for a further 41%.

Among the main suppliers, Hungary, with a CAGR of +23.6%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average grain import price stood at $X per ton in 2020, reducing by -4.3% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a pronounced decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 an increase of 15% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the countries with the highest prices were Poland ($X per ton) and Latvia ($X per ton), while the price for Brazil ($X per ton) and Russia ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil (-3.3%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cereal grains in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of grain consumption was China, comprising approx. 22% of total volume. Moreover, grain consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the United States, twofold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India, with an 11% share.
What are the largest producers of cereal grains in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were China, the United States and India, together comprising 46% of global production. These countries were followed by Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Indonesia, Ukraine, France, Canada, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Germany, which together accounted for a further 25%.
What are the leading suppliers of cereal grains to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Argentina, Russia and the United States constituted the largest grain suppliers to Saudi Arabia, together accounting for 53% of total imports. Brazil, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, Romania, Germany, France, Australia, Hungary and Latvia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 41%.
What are the leading importers of cereal grains from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, India emerged as the key foreign market for grain exports from Saudi Arabia, comprising 150% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Bahrain, with a 72% share of total exports. It was followed by Sudan, with a 28% share.
What is the average export price for cereal grains in Saudi Arabia?
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The average grain export price stood at $335 per ton in 2020, declining by -4.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cereal grains in Saudi Arabia?
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In 2020, the average grain import price amounted to $220 per ton, reducing by -4.3% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the grain market in Saudi Arabia. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 108 - Cereals, nes
• FCL 103 - Mixed grain
• FCL 92 - Quinoa
• FCL 15 - Wheat
• FCL 71 - Rye
• FCL 44 - Barley
• FCL 75 - Oats
• FCL 56 - Maize
• FCL 27 - Rice, paddy
• FCL 83 - Sorghum
• FCL 89 - Buckwheat
• FCL 101 - Canary seed
• FCL 94 - Fonio
• FCL 97 - Triticale
• FCL 79 - Millet
Country coverage:
• Saudi Arabia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Saudi Arabia
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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