Began exporting Gaza peppers

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At the beginning of the new year began in the Gaza Strip to export to foreign peppers, in collaboration with the civil administration. “Exporting goods from the Gaza Strip could improve the economic situation”, explains the security factor indicates the year the export from Gaza expected to expand.
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תאריך: 23/01/2011, 15:40    
מחבר: פלורית שויחט

New: Gaza Strip began exporting to foreign peppers.
The first pilot of exports began in late December when transferred one truck with tons of peppers for sale outside of Israel (five total peppers surfaces). The export was conducted in concert with Mathers (coordination Manager) and the chassis was transferred through Kerem Shalom.

The future for the trade expanded, but due to technical delays of samples testing peppers after spraying the fields, exporting is delayed slightly.

“The economic condition of the track has always been good, and unemployment stands at more than 30%, without significant changes for a decade, told IDF security official site, adding” However, exporting products from the Gaza Strip could improve the economic situation “.

In addition, in the last six months since expanding civilian policy toward Gaza, positive changes have taken place in Gaza. Many factories were shut down for years are back to work full or part time. Some factories are reporting even larger yield than there was before disabling the plants following the imposition of the closure of Gaza by Israel and Egypt in June 2007, following Hamas’s takeover.

Press briefing held at the end of 2010 by a unit coordinator of government activities in the territories (Israeli) led by Maj. Gen. Eitan dangot opposed allowing, noted that at the end of the first quarter of 2011, will be wide and varied export, which includes, inter alia, export furniture and textiles.

Meanwhile, continues the tradition four years of exports of flowers and strawberries from the Gaza Strip, the Netherlands Government support. In the beginning of 2010 was allowed to export the goods.
Markets in Europe. In the first half last year moved from Gaza for export 12 million (especially carnations and Roses) and about 54 tons.

Translated from Hebrew

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