Lebanon urges Syria to lower trade tariffs

Syrian roads are vital to Lebanese trade, instead of the high cost of air cargo or shipping by sea.

    Ministers in Lebanon are campaigning to persuade neighbouring Syria to reduce its trade tariffs.

    Lebanese farmers and business owners say high transit taxes on imported goods are damaging their livelihoods.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Bekaa in eastern Lebanon.


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