ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Oct 2012

In October 2012, the government of Saudi Arabia announced an altered export prohibition.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 03 Oct 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

On 3 October 2012, the Minister of Commerce and Industry of Saudi Arabia, Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, announced a ban on the export of chicken. He said the measure aims at ensuring sufficient supply to the local market and at keeping prices stable.
To date, no official document is available, but all major press agencies in Saudi Arabia have reported this measure. The official document will be added to this report once available.

AFFECTED SECTORS