For Israel a FTA is also about diversifying its political relationships, as the West is becoming more politically distant. A similar urge is motivating China. Looking out into the South China Sea, Beijing sees a U.S. effort to physically contain China’s expansion.
The cumulative US merchandise trade deficit with Israel from 1985 through 2015 has ballooned to $144 billion adjusted for inflation. Why are these results so one-sided? By design.
Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss the matter.
The new agreement will redefine the implementation of cooperation between Israel and the EU in a range of areas.
The South Korean government hosted a public meeting in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss the potential benefits and economic impact of a free trade agreement with Israel.
Palestine is seeking to achieve economic advantages by replacing settlement products with Palestinian products in European cities.
Egypt said on Sunday it would appeal an order by international arbitrators to pay $1.76 billion in compensation to state-owned Israel Electric Corp for halting gas supplies.
Latin American nation’s first FTA with a Middle Eastern nation focuses on innovation and technology transfer
Few issues have caused more friction between Israel and the European Union than EU plans to impose labelling on goods produced in Jewish settlements on occupied land.
More than 150 organizations from across Europe are vowing to resist efforts by the United States to stifle campaigns for Palestinian rights by means of a controversial trade deal.
This updated version of the existing Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement will provide expanded market accesss for agricultural, fish and seafood products if Canada’s Parliament approves it.
Residents of the Palestinian village of Sussiya on Sunday called on the European Union to suspend its trade agreements with Israel to protest the pending demolition of unauthorized homes in their herding community in the South Hebron Hills region of the West Bank.
What we, as Palestinians, are asking from Europe is nothing more than that the EU protects their own 20-year-long investment in the two-state solution by respecting its own obligations under domestic and international law.
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
The so-called trade promotion authority bill passed by Congress requires US negotiators to make the rejection of the BDS campaign a principal trade objective in negotiations with the European Union.
Amendments to Obama’s sweeping trade package would fight BDS, but Democrats opposed to other sections are holding things up.
The idea that Israel would be eligible to join TTIP is being mulled over by the cognoscenti in both Brussels and Washington, reports David Cronin.
Israel’s Ambassador to India has been pushing for the signing of a free trade agreement between the two countries, adding that he is "not immensely optimistic that this will happen very soon."
According to Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Ukraine now plans to sign FTAs with Canada, Israel, Turkey, Serbia and Vietnam.