JERUSALEM (Dec. 28)
Arab farmers in the occupied West Bank are not having any trouble marketing their produce it was indicated by the Director General of the Israel Ministry of Agriculture. He announced at a press conference that the fall harvest in occupied territories had ended with no unsold surplus.
Thousands of tons of farm products have been marketed in Jordan which enjoys a brisk, if unofficial trade with the West Bank, the Ministry official said. West Bank fruits and vegetables which used to be exported to other Arab countries were absorbed by Israel’s canning industry this year or shipped overseas from Gaza.