Arizona opens trade office in Tel Aviv


(JTA) — The state of Arizona opened a trade and investment office in Israel.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the opening on Friday, Arizona Public Radio KNAU reported.

The office, established with $250,000 from the state’s 2020 budget, is part of the Arizona Commerce Authority.

Imports and exports between Arizona and Israel totaled more than $460 million in 2018, according to the report, double the amount in 2010. Ducey led the first ever Arizona trade mission to Israel in 2015.

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