According to Arab News on December 16exit
In 2021, the export value of Saudi date palm is 247 million US dollars, a year-on-year increase of 7.
1%, and the export volume is 215,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 17%
At present, there are more than 33 million date palm trees and 157 processing plants in Saudi Arabia.
In addition, the government has established the National Palm and Date Palm Center for further support
With policy support, Saudi Arabia has developed into one of the largest date palm producers and the largest date palm exporter in the world, with products sold to 107 countries and regions around the world
On the 16th, Riyadh will hold the second International Date Palm Exhibition organized by the center.
The government will further study the importance of Saudi exports to the global market based on the previous research on the nutritional value of dates and consumer behavior at the Buraydah Date Festival.