Israel #1 key exporter to Europe

About 90 farms export roughly NIS 60 million worth of the fish annually, benefiting from Israel's climate and proximity to the "immense demand" of the European market.

By DANIEL KENNEMER
August 10, 2006 07:07

Israel has become the largest exporter of cold-water ornamental fish to Europe, surpassing Japan and other countries traditionally specializing in the trade, the Agricultural Ministry's guidance service said Wednesday. About 90 farms export roughly NIS 60 million worth of the fish annually, benefiting from Israel's climate and proximity to the "immense demand" of the European market. The service will open a course to train potential decorative fish farmers in September.


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