Middle East & North Africa
The MENA region is home to 578 million people or 6 percent of the global population.
The regional GDP is 4.5 percent of the world’s GDP with wide geographic swings. The countries of Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Israel import over 150,000 metric tons of U.S. soy and the region represents 4 percent of total U.S. Soy exports.
Egypt is the most important market for the U.S. Soy industry in the region as it approaches 1 million tons of imported U.S. Soy. Soy extrusion. The North Africa countries of Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria were the fastest growing feed industry in the world by percentage last year despite ongoing challenges in the region.
Click the live links below for a country snapshot, including the market and soy usage context, strengths, challenges, and opportunities for key countries that import U.S. Soy.
United Arab Emirates
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