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Saudi Arabia ranked as top exporter of dates globally
Saudi Arabia ranked first globally in terms of the value of dates exports in 2021 according to the TradeMap of the International Trade Center. The value of Saudi dates exports in 2021 stood at SR1.2 billion.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization congratulated Saudi Arabia for this achievement and ranking first globally in exporting dates.
The National Center for Palms and Dates, in a statement, stressed that the achievement reflects the interest and care of the wise leadership in enhancing non-oil exports, developing the work system in planting and improving the production of palms, and the leading role of partners, mainly the producers and exporters of dates.