Skip to comments.PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel
Posted on 09/23/2012 3:22:47 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
The Palestinian Authority (PA) said on Sunday it was ending restrictions limiting the number of traders who can import Israeli goods into the territory, in a bid to reduce spiraling prices.
"The system of exclusive agencies and exclusive distributors for goods and products manufactured in Israel or foreign goods imported through an Israeli agent is cancelled," economy minister Jawad Naji told a news conference.
"We will allow all interested traders to buy directly from the Israeli market without an intermediary, in compliance with the laws and mechanisms of the Palestinian Authority," he said in Ramallah.
The decision does not include the import of goods made on Israeli settlements in "the West Bank," Naji said, warning that traders who deal in products from "the settlements" would face sanctions.
The move, which could push down the prices of a wide range of products imported from or through Israel and sold in the PA, comes as the PA government struggles with public anger over the cost of living.
Naji also said the government would institute set prices for eight essential items -- milk, eggs, meat, chicken, vegetable oil, sugar, rice and bread.
He warned that the government would monitor sales of the goods and punish those selling outside the set price limits.
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Israel should simply seal them totally off and starve them to death,
What? And lose a market for goods and a work-force? Arabs are difficult people to live around and deal with even in the best of times, but let’s not do unto others as was done unto us.
Then how about Israel sends the goods (payment in advance) and substitues a bomb for goods in every fifth crate. The flip side of doing unto others is to assume that the Arabs have expressed the wish for Isarel to do the same: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you....
Whatever good you give arabs access to, they turn into weaponry. Sugar and flour go into explosives and rocket fuel. Plumbing go into kassam bodies and pipe bombs and so on.
There’s miles and miles of film showing them demonstrate their factories, gloating over Israel’s gullibillity.
“We need to buy things that do not exist from people who do not exist.”
Desperation in paliland, certified Kosher.
Break the law of unintended consequences at your own risk!
Arabs are building all of the new buildings around me that are going up since the settlement freeze. They have their own businesses and factories where they do make things besides bombs. Many of them work for Jooos!
I worked at a factory where the management was Jewish and nearly the entire work force was Arab. The job lasted exactly one day, because the night after I started work, some Arabs broke in and stole the computer I was supposed to operate. It was Eid el Fitr, and apparently Ahmad didn’t know what to buy his son for the holiday:-( My fool boss never made backups, so there was no data to run the business and I was out of a job.
Be that as it may, economic cooperation between Jews and Arabs is a good thing, and normally the rule where there aren’t slimeballs like the Palistinian Autocracy deliberately trying to destroy it. It is the true peace process, and true diplomacy, and the only way things can ever improve here. Naturally, Abbas & co. oppose it.
As you say - your fool boss. But your boss wasn’t just a fool for having no backups, but for believing he coulld survive a “peace process” with the arabs.
It’s not Abbas and authorities that makes the Arabs go insane and kill, it is islam. As Wafa Sultan says. you cannot believe in islam and also be sane. That iinsanity will kick in sooner or later, for a particularly glaring example go out and look for an old headline saying “I have killed my Jew”. Sudden jihad syndrome, a muslim and a Jewish student, best friends over many years. But one fine morning the muslim up and cuts off the Jew’s head.
Actually, just about a couple of months ago I told someone here that we would have to integrate the non-militants one way or another. Now, I doubt very much that muslims *can* be integrated anywhere, in any fashion, and that we’ll have to get rid of them all by mass deportation and international quarantine. A new Iron Curtain.
This is gaza. And aid.
Yes. The likelihood of a Muslim snapping like that is high. They are difficult people even in the best of times. But Jews and Arabs have been dealing with one another for milenia, long before Islam or even Rome came along, and they were difficult back then, too.
In one telling passage in the Talmud, Elijah the Prophet appeared disguised as an Arab when he saw one man praying in the opposite direction as the rest of the congregation. Roughly translated from the Aramaic: ‘he said, ‘Do you believe in two deities, sir?’ and took out his sword and slew him.” Mad Mo’s great grandaddy was still having a wild time behind a sand dune with his camel. No Islam, but still frenzied, unpredictable behavior was expected of Arabs, giving Elijah his cover to deliver Devine Wrath in this instance.
Islam did not drive Arabs mad. Mad Arabs invented a mad, twisted version of monotheism.
What you’re telling me is that they’re Amalek, and shouldn’t exist.
Similar things have been said about Germany. Absent sufficient proof, we cannot act on such an implication. In the interim, it is worth both Jews’ and Arabs’ while to be involved in commerce and live near one another. Since it is a good thing, the Left and the Islamofascists are against it, all the more proof that it is a good thing.
Amalek is cold, rational, calculating. He plans over centuries, and does not commit violence unless the outcome is no longer in doubt. Arabs are hot-blooded and unpredictable. They do everything at the spur of the moment, and can fall into a sudden murderous rage over small provocation. Arabs are not Amalekites, though some have intermarried with Germans, who might be Amalekites. They are antithetical to all that Amalek is.