Pilot Initiative to Expand Palestinian Trade at the Border with Jordan
July 29, 2022
On 01 August 2022, shipping of large 40 foot containers commences at the Allenby / King Hussein Bridge / Al Karameh border crossing. The initiative is enabled by the European Union, Palestinian and the Israeli authorities, it comes as a new joint measure to help expand Palestinian trade and improve overall economic conditions for the Palestinians. The measure builds on a previous pilot initiative, which allowed shipping of 20 foot containers from 01 February. The new initiative expands shipping to 40 foot containers for a trial period of three months until 1 November 2022.