Feb 27, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

Government lifts import tariffs to end year-long butter famine

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon signed a long-awaited order lifting restrictions on tariff-free butter imports, in the government’s latest bid to end the nation’s year-long butter shortage nightmare.

The order lifts the severe restrictions on imports — including government-set prices, import and production quotas and other regulations — that many observers have blamed for the shortage.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)

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