Israeli, Turkish trade up by some 30 percent
Israeli trade with Turkey increased by almost one third during the first seven months of 2010 -- despite mounting political tensions -- Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday. Exports from January to July amounted to US$811.8 million, 32 percent up on the same period in 2009.
Israeli imports from Turkey increased by 30 percent to US$1.04 billion during the same period.
The increase comes despite a sharp deterioration in political relations between the two countries.
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