Nedimovic: Serbia to again export food to Saudi Arabia

NEWS 26.07.202212:54

After more than 40 years Serbia will be able to export food products to Saudi Arabia, said the Serbian Ministry of Agriculture, Beta reported.

Agriculture Minister Branislav Nedimovic met with representatives of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority who officially informed him that Serbia was placed on the list of approved food exporters to this country.

“After more than 40 years, milk and dairy products will be exported to Saudi Arabia,” the Ministry press release said, adding that it will also be possible to export fruits and vegetables while permits for the export of mutton and beef are expected in the next 20 days.

The Ministry said that the value of external trade between the two countries increases every year and that it amounted to nine million US dollars in 2021 and six million in the first half of 2022.