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Maritime Route. The Best Way For Agricultural Exports

Hassan Jaroudi, head of the syndicate of maritime shipping agents said that agricultural exportshave started to take the maritime route, as an alternative route for exports due to the partial closure of land borders with Syria.

“Almost all shipments of apple and potatoes are being transported by sea,” said Jaroudi. Agriclture Minister, Hussein Hajj Hassan, held a meeting on Monday to discuss maritime transport alternative path to help Lebanese farmers sell their products overseas.

Shipping companies have submitted to the Agriculture Ministry a proposal to facilitate the maritime transport, Jaroudi said.

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