SAGO Issues Tender to Import 720,000 Tons of Barley
Riyadh, November 12, 2020, SPA — Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) announced today that it has issued the seventh tender for 2020 to import 720,000 tons of feed barley to be supplied during the period of January -February 2021.
Governor of SAGO Eng. Ahmad Abdulaziz Al-Fares stated that the amount specified in the tender is distributed to 12 ships; eight ships with the amount of 480,000 tons for the Kingdom’s ports on the Red Sea and four ships with the amount of 240,000 tons for the Kingdom’s ports on the Arabian Gulf.
The Governor confirmed that this tender comes within the organization’s plan to meet the local demand for feed barley and maintain its strategic reserve, enabling the private sector to import barley and increase its contribution to the Saudi economy in accordance with the Saudi Vision 2030.
Eng. Al-Fares added that the organization has contracted to import five million tons since the beginning of this year.
Source: Saudi Press Agency