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New horizons for exporting Saudi Arabia's agricultural products to the Netherlands and European markets

Fruits
Vegetables
Saudi Arabia
Netherlands
Regulation & Compliances
Published Feb 7, 2024

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Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has signed a deal to export agricultural products to the Netherlands and other European markets using hydroponic farming techniques. The move is aimed at enhancing the marketing efficiency of Saudi agricultural products, balancing production and marketing, and improving the economic efficiency of the agricultural sector in line with Saudi Vision 2030. The products, including tomatoes and peppers, will be grown in glass greenhouses adhering to high standards of water conservation and sustainability. This is part of Saudi Arabia's strategy to boost the global capacity of its agricultural sector, create jobs, enhance food security, and achieve self-sufficiency in many agricultural products.
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Today, the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture witnessed the signing of the first agreement to export Saudi agricultural products using advanced hydroponic farming techniques to the Netherlands and European markets, to enhance its entry into the global agricultural export sector and open new horizons for exporting Saudi products. The agreement aims to raise the marketing efficiency of Saudi agricultural products, achieve a balance between production and marketing, as a result of the high quality of the agricultural product, and improve the economic efficiency of the agricultural sector in line with Saudi Vision 2030. The signing of the agreement took place in the presence of the Undersecretary for Agriculture, Engineer Ahmed bin Saleh Al-Ayada, the CEO of the Agricultural Development Fund, Munir Al-Sahli, and the Vice President of Empowering Exporters at the Saudi Export Authority, Yasser Al-Sabali, as these vegetables are produced in glass greenhouses, while achieving ...
Source: Okaz
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