Israel is Canada’s Best Customer in Middle East, Data Shows
Menu JTA Search

Israel is Canada’s Best Customer in Middle East, Data Shows

Download PDF for this date

Israel retained in 1957 its position as Canada’s best customer in the Middle East, data published by the Canadian Bureau of Statistics revealed It established that Canada’s export trade to Israel during the year amounted to more than $5,000,000. Total export figures for Turkey, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Arabia and Jordan from Canada equalled $8,178,000.

As in previous years, Canadian wheat was the leading product purchased by Israel. Some 1, 307,000 bushels of wheat were sold for a total of $2,118, 845. Other produce exported include such items as asbestos – $756, 852; lumber- $444,514; drugs and chemicals – $364,858; caned meat – $253, 958; and automobile parts valued at $244,897.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund