Arab-Israeli exchanges rose 27 percent in first half
According to Al-Hayat newspaper, the value of the trade exchanges between the Arab countries and the State of Israel totaled $88 million in the first half of 2000, compared to $66 million during the corresponding period of the previous year.
This implies a 27 percent rise. During that period, Israel conducted trade relations with Egypt, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar.
A report recently publicized by an Egyptian economic enterprise projected a $30 million trade exchanges volume between Israel and the Arab World in the second half of 2000. — (Albawaba-MEBG)