Saudi Arabia is the top country by barley imports quantity in the world. As of 2016, barley imports quantity in Saudi Arabia was 6.33 million tonnes that accounts for 20.37 % of the world's barley imports quantity. The top 5 countries (others are China, Netherlands, Belgium, and Iran) account for 52.59 % of it. The world's total barley imports quantity was estimated at 31.1 million tonnes in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Hordeum spp.: two-row barley (H. disticum) six-row barley (H. hexasticum) four-row barley (H. vulgare). Tolerates poorer soils and lower temperatures better than does wheat. Varieties include with husk and without (naked). Used as a livestock feed, for malt and for preparing foods. The roasted grains are a coffee substitute.