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  11/18/2012, Kislev 4, 5773

Businesses in South Lose 100 Million per Day


Businesses in southern Israel are losing an estimated 90-100 million shekels per day, the Chambers of Commerce reports. Roughly 25,600 businesses operate in the south, and 80% have shut down in recent days due to ongoing rocket attacks from Gaza.

Ninety-seven percent of the affected businesses are small businesses, some of them family-owned.