Iraqi Imports Now Pass Through Israel

(UPI/MENAFN) - Israel's port of Haifa has become a transit port for second-hand cars sent from Europe to Iraq, a resurgent business conduit that is expected to grow, Shlomi Fogel, co-owner of Israel Shipyards, said Sunday. Fogel said a shipload of dozens of second-hand cars reaches Haifa once a week, which are then sent to Zarka in Jordan and from there to Iraq. Fogel said he expected Haifa to also become a port for transferring imported grains to Iraq.

2003-12-09 00:00:00

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