Yemen Exports to Saudi Arabia Mount to YR 4,200,000,000 [Archives:2000/32/Local News]

August 7 2000

The Yemeni agricultural exports to Saudi Arabia constitutes 4,6% of the Yemen’s exports for 1998 which constitutes 8% of the national domestic product, minister of agriculture said.
Statistics indicate that the agricultural exports are on a rapid increase to the neighboring countries, especially to those in the African continent.
“Exports to Saudi Arabia in the first half of this year reached 41561 tons amounting to 4,231,162,400 and that coffee, fruits and vegetables are the main exports. There are about 166 dams are now being built so as to make use of rain water.” minister of agriculture said.