BDS campaign costs Israeli bus company $216m

Egged Bus Systems, Israel’s largest public transportation company, lost a tender worth €190 million ($216 million) to the public transport department in northern Holland.

Egged was supposed to sign a 10-year contract to manage public bus routes in the northern region of the Netherlands and the capital Amsterdam with the Dutch district Government worth €19.1 million ($22.6 million) a year.

The Dutch Coalition of BDS activists in the Netherlands (DocP) expressed satisfaction at its success in pressuring the regional government to reject the Israeli company’s offer.
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