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Seek Extension of Palestine Trade in Empire

Geoffrey Walsh and Julius Jacobs, Palestine’s delegates to the forthcoming Empire trade conference at New Delhi, left for India today bearing the Palestine Government’s and the Jewish Agency’s views and proposals regarding Palestine’s role in Empire trade.

Dr. Emil Shmorak, economic expert of the Jewish Agency, said in an interview that Palestine industry was fairly well developed and was able to export to the countries attending the conference textiles, certain metal supplies and pharmaceutical goods and foodstuffs, especially edible oils, citrus and citrus products. Such exports, he said would not exhaust Palestine industry’s possibilities for a large-scale war effort when it is provided the necessary assistance.