TITLE

A Delicacy of War

AUTHOR(S)
Vesely, Milan
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Middle East;Jul2003, Issue 336, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purchase of a box of Iraqi dates still comes fairly high on the shopping list of most Gulf families. The Iraqi date industry mirrors its country's turbulent history. The war years, debilitating sanctions and business conditions that would tax the strength of even the most persistent entrepreneur have all taken their toll, making the modern. Iraqi date industry a shadow of what it once was. Yet, despite the hardships, the industry continued to thrive in a low-key, persistent sort of way. Dates are a symbol of economic revival in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
10171717

 

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