This week, 1087 truckloads (28,788 tons) of goods entered the Gaza Strip via the crossings, in addition to exports from the Gaza Strip.

 Gaza Strip land crossings weekly status report 13-18 Feb 2011

 

IDF archive photo

Communicated by COGAT (Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories)

General
  Overall, 1,097 truckloads (28,788 tons) were unloaded at the crossings.
  Kerem Shalom crossing was closed on Tuesday due to construction work conducted at the crossing as part of the plan to expand the crossing capacity. The crossing operated on Friday instead.
  
Erez crossing

23% increase in the number of people that crossed through the Erez crossing

198 international organization staff members entered Israel.
164 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
385 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel and the West Bank.

Kerem Shalom
2.64% increase in the number of truckloads delivered into the Gaza Strip

779 truckloads (16,372 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
576 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
The Palestinian Authority stopped ordering fuel for the power plant as of the second week in January.

Karni Conveyor
50% increase in the number of truckloads delivered into the Gaza Strip

308 truckloads (12,416 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.

Exports
10 truckloads were exported from the Gaza Strip this week including:
6 truckloads of flowers and 4 truckloads of strawberries.  

Private sector vs. international organizations
931 truckloads of goods were imported by the private sector , while 156 truckloads were transferred to the international organizations operating in Gaza.

Detailed itemization of goods delivered to the Gaza Strip – in truckloads

Food Products 
      Milk Powder and Baby Food 5
      Rice 28
      Wheat 59
      Cooking Oil 24
      Produce (Fruits and Vegetables) 46
      Meat, Chicken and Fish Products 16
      Salt 3
      Dairy Products 24
      Flour 27
      Legumes 4
      Sugar 6
      Mixed/ Additional Food Products 123
     Total Food Products              365
Construction Materials 
      Aggregates 204
      Cement 56
      Glass , Aluminum and Wood Profiles 30
      Iron 5
     Total Construction Materials 295
Animal Food 50
Ceramics and Plumbing  50
Electrical Products 31
Inputs for Agriculture 46
Hygiene Products 21
Medicine and Medical Equipment 3
Clothing and Footwear 31
Essential Humanitarian Products 140
Mixed/ Additional Products 23
Transportation  22
Textiles (blankets, mattresses, sheets) 10
Total Truckloads         1,087
Total Weight (tons)   28,788