This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-94K66G

Ban on British Beef

in Saudi Arabia

Trade barrier summary

There is currently a ban in place on the import of British beef into Saudi Arabia. This is due to a past regional outbreak of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).

Sectors affected

  • Agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and pets



Date reported

28 May 2019

Last updated

25 November 2021

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