29 countries, 350 firms to participate in 36th Saudi Agricultural show


RIYADH — The Saudi Agricultural trade show 2017, organized by the Riyadh Exhibitions Company, will be inaugurated next week by the Minister of Environment, Water & Agriculture, Engineer Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli at the Riyadh International Exhibition and Convention Center.

The 36th edition of the Show slated on Oct. 8-11, 2017 will have participation of 350 companies from 29 countries, in addition to nine official pavilions that include: China, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, India, Poland, the Netherlands, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

Held concurrently with the Saudi Agro-Food and Saudi Food Pack; the Saudi Agricultural trade show 2017 will be also organizing workshops presented by industry specialists, that cover subjects such as “Innovation in Saudi Date Production”, and “Natural Additives for natural feed”.

Khalid Alamdar, Director of Sales and Marketing, Riyadh Exhibitions Company, said “the Saudi Agriculture show provides an ideal platform for all participants to explore and discuss new business and investment opportunities.”

Alamdar added that "the participating companies will benefit from introducing their activities and highlighting the most advanced technologies in the agriculture industry. Additionally, Saudi Agriculture encourages healthy competition among the participating companies who will be presenting the most important agricultural products and machinery, that will be in favor of the consumer."

"Over the past 36 years, the exhibition has enhanced its leading position in the field of agricultural development and the associated industries and it has positively contributed indirectly in the development of the agricultural sector in the Kingdom," he noted. — SG