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Arabs Said to Buy Israeli

The Arab League boycott of Israel is as old as the State, but unlabelled Israeli export goods are reaching Arab countries, according to the weekly Koteret Rashit.

The periodical reported that one West Bank merchant with an extensive import/export business has confirmed that Israeli plants are sending products to Saudi Arabia, the Persian Gulf states and Jordan.

He identified the Polgat and Triumph companies and said many others are also exporting foodstuffs and household items to Arab countries. The latter are exported without Hebrew labels. The food exports carry Arabic labels.

Koteret Rashit also reported that Jordan television broadcasts commercials produced in Israel.