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French, Israelis Weigh Measures to Increase Exports to France

January 12, 1960
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French and Israeli trade expects sat down today in the Foreign Ministry to work out a new French-Israel trade agreement for 1960, Their chief problem was to devise means of increasing Israel exports to France.

The 1959 trade pact envisaged Israel exports to France to the amount of $11, 000, 000. but Israel fell far short, exporting to France only to the extent of $4, 300, 000 in the first 11 months of the year.

The 10-man French delegation is headed by Christian de Margerie, head of bilateral pacts department of the French Foreign Ministry’s economic division. The Israeli contingent is headed by Eliezer Chelouche, head of the Foreign Ministry’s economic division.

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