Yemen: Commodity Tracker (as of 7 December 2018)
Since the Nov. 2017 blockade food and fuel imports have declined and only one containerized shipped was permitted to offload at Hudaydah.
Since Nov. 2017, food imports are meeting 77% of estimated national food requirements, on average each month and 19% below the pre-blockade average. Fuel imports are meeting less than one-quarter of estimated national fuel requirements, with no change to the average since Sept., but still 6% below the pre-blockade period.
Since the blockade, on average 20 vessels are berthing and discharging at Hudaydah and Saleef, a 41% reduction from the pre-blockade the average of 35 vessels.
There is a 38% decline in vessel clearance requests (24) compared to pre-blockade average of 40 vessels. In November 2018, food imports increased 9% while fuel imports declined 8% from October levels.
There are six commercial fuel vessels denied by the Coalition, at the request of the Government of Yemen, due to decree 75.