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Palestinian Authority Report: Palestinians Prefer to Buy ‘Blue and White’ (i.e. from Israel)
INN ^ | 2/3/2014, 8:14 PM | David Lev

Posted on 02/03/2014 2:16:54 PM PST by Olog-hai

Last month, BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) activists slammed Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas for not joining in with them to boycott Israel—and on Monday, the PA revealed just how uninvolved it was in the BDS movement. According to a PA report, 70% of the PA’s imports were from Israel, with imports worth $3.5 billion entering the Authority from Israel.

It should be noted that Israel generally does not restrict imports of consumer goods to the PA, and that Israeli goods compete on Palestinian store shelves with goods from Arab countries and Europe as well as from the PA. It is the Palestinian consumer who is driving the push for Israeli goods in the PA, Palestinian merchants said. …

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; boycottisrael; commerce; imports; palestinians; rop

1 posted on 02/03/2014 2:16:54 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

translation: You take your life in your hands when you plug anything in that was built by Arabs.


2 posted on 02/03/2014 2:24:27 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Olog-hai

. . . for the same reasons that North Koreans prefer “Made in Japan”, “Made in S.Korea”, “Made in the U.S.A.” or even “Made in China” : because they are incapable of producing even the most basic of quality at home.


3 posted on 02/03/2014 2:25:12 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Olog-hai

Do Arab countries actually produce anything besides agricultural products?


4 posted on 02/03/2014 2:26:53 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Vigilanteman

“North Koreans prefer “Made in Japan”, “Made in S.Korea”, “Made in the U.S.A.” or even “Made in China”

The catch is, they get shot when they leave the store/s;)


5 posted on 02/03/2014 2:29:14 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: colorado tanker

All they seem to produce is more Muslims stuck in the 7th century.


6 posted on 02/03/2014 2:30:37 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: colorado tanker
Do Arab countries actually produce anything besides agricultural products?

Sure, they invent things.


7 posted on 02/03/2014 3:21:28 PM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we donÂ’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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8 posted on 02/03/2014 3:23:34 PM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we donÂ’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: colorado tanker
Do Arab countries actually produce anything besides agricultural products?

Yes, since you ask: low grade explosive devices, including vests and pipe rockets. /S

9 posted on 02/03/2014 3:24:58 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Olog-hai

They tried to criminalize ownership of Israeli goods in the PA, along with working for Israelis and stocking Israeli goods in stores. I mean, like confiscations and mass goods burnings. The Palis revolted against it, and the PA caved.


10 posted on 02/04/2014 9:22:05 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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