Saudi retail chains suspend Turkish product imports

SourceSaudi Gazette
SectorEconomy
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Gazette reportJEDDAH — A famous Saudi retail chain has stopped importing Turkish products amid a popular campaign driven by Saudis citizens to boycott Turkey over its meddling policies in the region.More retail chains have followed suit, suspending Turkish goods from supermarkets shelves.Abdullah Al-Othaim Markets Co. announced on Friday that it was suspending the import of all Turkish products and their procurement from local suppliers.Al-Othaim is seeking to dispose of its stocks of Turkish goods in all branches and warehouses, while placing no new orders for Turkish goods, the company said in a statement.“This ...read more...