SAGO (The Saudi Grains Organization) completed procedures for importing 660,000 tons of feed barley; during the period of March-April 2021.
The increase in imports is in order to increase the reserve stock. This is until the private sector assumes the mission of importing and selling barley.
SAGO Governor Eng. Ahmad Abdulaziz Al-Fares stated that the amount specified in the tender is distributed to 11 shipments; eight shipments with the amount of 480,000 tons for the Kingdom's ports on the Red Sea. Besides, three shipments with the amount of 180,000 tons for the Kingdom's ports on the Arabian Gulf.
Al-Fares pointed out that the rates and origins of SAGO tenders can be viewed on the SAGO website.