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Palestine Trade with Switzerland Increases

June 11, 1940
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Commercial relations between Palestine and Switzerland have intensified since outbreak of the war, it was revealed today in a report of the Swiss Consul at Jaffa, Palestine, published by the Swiss Office for Commercial Expansion.

The report states that there was a particularly increasing demand for Swiss chemical products, machinery and textiles. Swiss exports to Palestine in 1939 amounted to 2,742,000 Swiss frances, as against 1,944,000 in the previous year. Imports from Palestine rose from 1,114,000 Swiss frances to 1,225,000 in the same period.

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