The value of poultry products imported from abroad, specifically meat, offal and edible limbs of poultry birds, fresh, chilled or frozen from all countries, amounted to one billion riyals, during the second quarter of 2023.
According to data from the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, sheep and goats topped the list of imports with 1.3 billion riyals, while poultry ranked second.
Horses and cows
Imports of horses, donkeys and mules imported from all countries recorded a value of 0.92 million riyals, while the value of live animals from cows amounted to 6.65 million riyals, while the value of poultry of the Gallus domesticus species (ducks, geese, roosters, turkeys, guinea fowl) amounted to 25.11 million riyals. . Fresh and chilled meat The authority’s report stated that the value of fresh or chilled bovine meat amounted to 278.55 million riyals, while the value of frozen bovine meat amounted to 383.12 million riyals, and the value of fresh, chilled or frozen lamb or goat meat amounted to 167.77 million riyals, while the value of offal The edible limbs of cows, sheep, goats and horses amounted to 35.67 million riyals.
As for the meat, viscera and limbs of other animals, their value amounted to 0.87 million riyals. Finally, the value of meat, viscera and limbs that were salted, in brine, dried or smoked was 1.58 million riyals.
Live and frozen fish
Imported live fish recorded a value of 1.65 million riyals, while fresh or chilled fish, except for fish fillets and other fish meat, recorded an estimated value of 129.64 million riyals.
The value of frozen fish, except for fillets and other fish meat mentioned in item 0304, coming from all countries, amounted to 85.34 million riyals.
The value of fish fillets and other fish meat (whether minced), fresh, chilled or frozen from all countries amounted to 60.31 million riyals, while the value of dried, salted or smoked fish, whether cooked before or during the smoking process, amounted to 2.84 million riyals. Molluscs and invertebrates The value of importing molluscs amounted to 2.88 million riyals, while aquatic invertebrates recorded 18.77 million riyals, while the value of the import of guts, bladders, and animal stomachs (except for fish), whole or cut, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, or dried or smoked, value of 0.73 million riyals.
Animal Imports Values (2nd Quarter 2023)
1.3 billion riyals for sheep and goats
1 billion riyals poultry
6.65 million beef cattle
275.5 million riyals for beef
167.7 million riyals for lamb and goat meat
1.65 million riyals live fish
129.6 million riyals for fresh and chilled fish
85.34 million riyals of frozen fish
2.88 million mollusks riyals
18.77 million riyals aquatic invertebrates
23.92 million crustacean riyals