Egyptian Port Strike Sends Turkish Goods to Saudi Arabia via Israel

(Al-Ahram-Egypt) A labor strike at the Egyptian port of Ain Sokhna on the southern edge of the Suez Canal is forcing an Egyptian transit company to ship a consignment of Turkish frozen food to Saudi Arabia through Israel instead. The Turkish shipments will now use the Israeli port of Haifa and transfer overland to Saudi Arabia via Jordan, the Egyptian Kadmar firm said on Saturday.

2012-10-16 00:00:00

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