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Lebanon has banned the import of biscuits and detergents from Turkey in a bid to protect Lebanese industries, caretaker Economy and Trade Minister Raed Khoury said Wednesday.Turkish exports to Lebanon are nearly $780 million a year while the country's exports to Turkey are only around $120 million."We are only talking about a $30 million drop in the value of imports from Turkey after banning biscuits and detergents from this country," Khoury explained.He added that Turkey is subsidizing most of its industries and this has caused a major problem for Lebanon and other countries.
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