SAUDI ARABIA UNITED ARAB EMIRATES QATAR

Gulf nations fall back on trading giants for food security

Faced with a tense food situation and the lukewarm success of their agricultural projects in Africa, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar have fallen back on commodities traders such as Louis Dreyfus and Olam. They are also using the traders' Dubai-based teams to help Egypt and other friendly nations struggling. [...] (1881 words)
Issue dated 06/06/2022 Reading time 8 minutes
Salic CEO Sulaiman al-Rumaih (left) and Olam group CEO Sunny George Verghese.
Salic CEO Sulaiman al-Rumaih (left) and Olam group CEO Sunny George Verghese. © Linkedin/SulaimanAlRumaih / Edgar Su/Reuters
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