Goods Allowed Into Gaza

List of commercial goods allowed for import into Gaza, April 2010

Source: Confidential information from international groups, compiled by the BBC. (The list refers to goods brought in by commercial importers. Humanitarian organisations, including UN agencies, also bring goods into Gaza. They have consistently been allowed to bring in staple foods and medicines, while other items are approved or rejected on a case-by-case basis).

Type and Date permission granted

1- wheat 1st half 2009

2- animal feed 1st half 2009

3- flour 1st half 2009

4- cooking oil 1st half 2009

5- cooking fat 1st half 2009

6- sugar 1st half 2009

7- salt 1st half 2009

8- pasta 1st half 2009

9- dates 1st half 2009

10- garlic 1st half 2009

11- chick peas 1st half 2009

12- rice 1st half 2009

13- beans 1st half 2009

14- lentils 1st half 2009

15- kidney beans 1st half 2009

16- margarine 1st half 2009

17- dairy products 1st half 2009

18- powdered milk 1st half 2009

19- frozen meat and fish 1st half 2009

20- frozen vegetables 1st half 2009

21- animal medicines 1st half 2009

22- gas for medical use 1st half 2009

23- empty bags for flour 1st half 2009

24- medicines and medical equipment 1st half 2009

25- female hygiene products 1st half 2009

26- nappies (diapers) 1st half 2009

27- toilet paper 1st half 2009

28- detergent 1st half 2009

29- washing liquid 1st half 2009

30- shampoo 1st half 2009

31- soap 1st half 2009

32- toothpaste 1st half 2009

33- toothbrushes 1st half 2009

34- cleaning products for tiles 1st half 2009

35- cleaning products for glass 1st half 2009

36- toilet-cleaner 1st half 2009

37- yeast 1st half 2009

38- fertilised eggs 1st half 2009

39- fruit 1st half 2009

40- semolina 1st half 2009

41- polythene for greenhouses Jun-09

42- agricultural materials Jun-09

43- tea Oct-09

44- coffee Oct-09

45- instant coffee Nov-09

46- canned tuna Nov-09

47- salami Nov-09

48- canned meat Nov-09

49- washing-up sponges Nov-09

50- bath sponges Nov-09

51- cloths for mopping the floor Nov-09

52- baby wipes Nov-09

53- other canned goods, with the exception of tinned fruit Nov-09

54- zaatar (dried herb mix) Nov-09

55- sesame seeds Nov-09

56- black pepper Nov-09

57- chicken stock powder Nov-09

58- blankets Nov-09

59- olives Dec-09

60- matches Dec-09

61- candles Dec-09

62- sticks for brooms Dec-09

63- rubbish bins Dec-09

64- mops Dec-09

65- hand-cleansing gel Dec-09

66- aniseed Dec-09

67- cinnamon Dec-09

68- camomile Dec-09

69- unfertilised eggs Dec-09

70- glass (to a maximum of 200 trucks) Dec-09

71- water-dispensers Dec-09

72- potatoes Dec-09

73- mineral water Feb-10

74- tahini (sesame paste) Mar-10

75- combs Mar-10

76- hair brushes Mar-10

77- clothes Mar-10

78- shoes Mar-10

79- wood (for doorposts and window frames) Apr-10

80- aluminium Apr-10

81- kitchenware Apr-10

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