Imports of private cars fell 0.3 percent to 9,970 during September compared with the same month last year, and dropped significantly from this past August, when imports of cars reached 13,527.
Meanwhile, imports of commercial cars fell to 691 during the same period, down 39% from last September, the Israel Tax Authority reported on Wednesday, blaming the recent holiday period for the large decrease in commercial imports.
Since January, imports of private cars have increased by 28.7% to 130,831 compared with the January to August period last year.
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