Business as usual with Gaza, despite war and blockade
Commerce continued even as Israel and Hamas were heavily shooting at each other. Gaza is big business for Israel, and Hamas simply has to let it happen.
“We’ve been working with exporters from Gaza continuously since Operation Protective Edge began, even during the shelling,” said A., an Israeli customs agent working with food importers from the Strip. He was speaking as one of the several cease-fires that were supposed to end the fighting was being called last week.
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