ISRAEL TO IMPORT 560 TONS OF HONEY.
Israel to import 560 tons of honey ahead of the holiday. The order is intended to prevent a shortage of honey ahead of Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year). It will remain in force until the end of 2017.
Finance Minister Moshe Kachlon added a sweetener to the Jewish New Year for the business community, signing an order this week authorizing a Customs tax exemption for the import of 560 tons of honey to the Land of Milk and Honey.
Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) signed an order to import 560 tons of honey from around the world and to exempt the imports from customs payments.