Agriculture in Saudi Arabia - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Agriculture Market in Saudi Arabia is segmented by Type into Food Crops or Grains, Fruits, and Vegetables. The report includes Production Analysis (Volume), Consumption Analysis (Value and Volume), Export Analysis (Value and Volume), Import Analysis (Value and Volume), and Price Trend Analysis.

Market Snapshot

Saudi Arabia Agriculture Market Bar Graph
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 4.5 %

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Market Overview

Agriculture in Saudi Arabia is projected to register a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

The global Covid-19 pandemic had a minimal impact on Agriculture market in Saudi Araia.The capital intensive processing systems for staple crops have led to avoid labor shortage and ensure production efficiency. The kingdom has the largest storage systems for wheat and flour with a storgae capacity of more than 3.3 million metric ton and the efficient supply chains ensuring to meet the daily consumer needs have resulted in mitigating the Covid-19 related disruptions. Despite the pandemic outbreak and its effect on the global supply chain, the kingdom overcame it through the strength and durability of food and agricultural security.

Saudi Arabia is the largest market for agriculture in the GCC region and the demand for agriculture is higher at present in the country, owing to changing consumption patterns of consumers and increasing awareness. The increasing presence of superstores and hypermarkets has increased the access to high-quality agricultural products for the Saudi population. As many of these retailers adopt strategies, including optimal pricing strategies to capture the market, the demand among consumers is increasing. The urban population is gradually becoming brand conscious and is becoming aware about the origin and type of food consumed.

Scope of the Report

The Agriculture Market in Saudi Arabia is segmented by Type into Food Crops or Grains, Fruits, and Vegetables. The report includes Production Analysis (Volume), Consumption Analysis (Value and Volume), Export Analysis (Value and Volume), Import Analysis (Value and Volume), and Price Trend Analysis.

Type (Market Size in USD Million, Production Analysis, Consumption Analysis, Import Market Analysis by Value and Volume, Export Market Analysis by Value and Volume and Price Trend Analysis)
Food Crops/Cereals
Fruits
Vegetables

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Key Market Trends

The Push Towards Water Conservation Is Driving the Market

The Saudi government discontinued its domestic wheat production program in the year 2015 as an initiative towards water conservation. The comparative advantage of each region in terms of climate, water abundance, and developing agricultural technology have made the agricultural sector achieve high growth and self-sufficiency. This self-sufficiency in food production is resulting in the improvement of quality in the agricultural products and reduce the use of groundwater for agricultural purposes which accounted for approximately 10.0 billion cubic meters in 2019. The Saudi government has been encouraging farmers to participate in alternative sustainable agricultural activities, such as greenhouse farming and implementing advance drip irrigation practices, to produce fruits and vegetables. This is promoting the cultivation of different varieties of fruits, vegetables and grains for sustainable development of the nation.

Saudi Arabia Agriculture Market Latest Trends

The Fruits Segment leads the Market

The fruit market in Saudi Arabia is driven by the increasing disposable income of the Saudi population, increasing health concerns, and growing awareness about the positive benefits of consuming fruits and accelerating urbanization trends. There is a rising trend of more and more people buying processed fruits and fruit snacks, as opposed to fresh fruit produce. The canning of fruits is the largest domestic business segment, accounting for nearly half of the local earnings concerned with the fruit market. Manufacturing of fruit juice is the second-largest source of revenue for local producers, occupying one-third of the total revenue. 

Saudi Arabia Agriculture Market Share

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Type (Market Size in USD Million, Production Analysis, Consumption Analysis, Import Market Analysis by Value and Volume, Export Market Analysis by Value and Volume and Price Trend Analysis)

      1. 5.1.1 Food Crops/Cereals

      2. 5.1.2 Fruits

      3. 5.1.3 Vegetables

  6. 6. INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND PRICE SCENARIOS

    1. 6.1 Onion

    2. 6.2 Potato

    3. 6.3 Tomato

    4. 6.4 Garlic

    5. 6.5 Cauliflower

    6. 6.6 Beans

    7. 6.7 Eggplant

    8. 6.8 Lemon

    9. 6.9 Apples

    10. 6.10 Banana

    11. 6.11 Grapes

    12. 6.12 Strawberry

    13. 6.13 Watermelon

    14. 6.14 Dates

    15. 6.15 Olives

  7. 7. REGIONAL ANALYSIS

    1. 7.1 PESTLE Analysis

    2. 7.2 Value/Supply Chain Analysis

    3. 7.3 Government Policies

  8. 8. COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

    1. 8.1 Distribution Network & Retail Analysis

    2. 8.2 List/Profile of Key Players

  9. 9. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES & FUTURE TRENDS

  10. 10. AN ASSESSMENT OF COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE MARKET

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