Saudi Arabia is the top country by barley imports quantity in the world. As of 2013, barley imports quantity in Saudi Arabia was 10.5 million tonnes that accounts for 34.90 % of the world's barley imports quantity. The top 5 countries (others are China, Belgium, Netherlands, and Japan) account for 58.98 % of it. The world's total barley imports quantity was estimated at 30.2 million tonnes in 2013.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.