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EU bans Israeli settler products
The global campaign to boycott companies involved in Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories is spreading, according to advocates of this form of "non-violent resistance."
South Africa: What’s in a label?
South Africa’s recent demand that products originating in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights remove the label "Made in Israel" is extremely significant - much more so than the European Union’s decision to deny these products preferential status and subject them to customs duty.
S.Africa wants change in import labels, angers Israel
Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories and sold in South Africa may no longer be labelled "Made in Israel," the South African trade minister said on Monday, causing concern in Israel that other countries may follow suit.
Goods from occupied lands should not be part of trade deal with Israel
In late 2010, former trade minister Peter Van Loan announced that Canada and Israel would start exploratory talks to upgrade the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA). Earlier this year, the Ministry of International Trade finished public consultations and is now in internal discussions to implement the upgrades.
Sri Lanka, Israel hold bilateral trade talks
Sri Lanka and Israel have held their first bilateral consultation on enhancing trade ties, authorities said.
Indo-Israel FTA likely to be concluded this year
An Indo-Israel Free Trade Agreement is expected to be concluded this year, paving the way for further expansion in bilateral trade between the two countries. Mr Muneer Akbaria, Consul-General, Consulate General of Israel, said discussions between the two countries on the FTA were at an advanced level.
Colombia to begin FTA talks with Israel
Colombia’s Business, Industry, and Tourism minister has announced the first round of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks to be held with Israel next week, said Colombian business newspaper Portfolio, Thursday.
No Trade with Apartheid! Against the expansion of the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement
Last fall, the Conservative government announced plans to expand the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA), a set of policies that serves to further legitimize Israeli occupation and apartheid, and deepen Canadian corporate and state involvement in Israeli racism and colonialism.
Contre l’expansion de l’accord de libre-échange Canada-Israël (Hiver 2012)
L’automne dernier, le gouvernement conservateur a annoncé qu’il planifiait l’expansion de l’Accord de libre-échange Canada-Israël (ALÉCI), un ensemble de procédures qui servent à légitimer davantage l’occupation et l’apartheid israélien, et renforce la participation de certaines compagnies ainsi que du gouvernement canadien a la politique de racisme et de colonialisme prôné par Israël.
India, Israel to hold another round of talks on Free Trade Agreement
India and Israel will hold another round of negotiations by the end of March on signing the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to achieve a bilateral trade figure of USD 10-15 billion per year.
’Free trade pact will give Israel access to Arab markets’
CEO of the Ramat Gan branch of the State Bank of India says India will become hub for Israeli exports to the Mideast once free trade agreement is signed between the 2 countries.
Israel, South Korea aim to sign free trade agreement by April 2012
The Israeli government has announced that South Korea and Israel will begin free trade talks with the goal to sign a trade pact by April.
Taiwan, Israel to set up free-trade pact working group
Highlighting its determination to enhance trade ties with foreign partners, the Ministry of Economic Affairs yesterday announced that Taiwan and Israel had reached a consensus over the establishment of a working group to study the feasibility of signing a free-trade agreement (FTA) by 2013.
FTA will bolster India-Israel trade: Envoy
Bilateral trade between India and Israel is likely to grow to $15 billion from the present $5 billion if the two sides agree to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Israeli Ambassador to India Alon Ushpiz said here Wednesday.
"India-Israel FTA to diversify trade"
The free trade agreement between India and Israel, which has been on the cards for quite some time now, would change the composition of business between the two countries, bringing new sectors like information technology, agriculture and biotechnology into focus, and diversifying away from diamonds
Argentina joins regional free trade pact with Israel
Argentina became the last of five South American countries to sign onto a regional free trade agreement with Israel.
Argentine ratifies trade Mercosur-Israel trade agreement
Argentina ratified this week the free trade agreement reached between Mercosur and Israel, the first to be signed by the South American block with an outer zone party.
International arbitration plays key role in gas deal, Egypt’s future
In violation of international agreements, natural gas has not flowed for months across the Sinai desert through the pipeline that connects Israel and Jordan to Egypt. Since former President Hosni Mubarak’s fall in February, political uncertainty and intermittent attacks have halted its delivery.
Trade in Services in US FTA with Jordan
The US-JO FTA includes a provision for trade in services in article 3
EU turns blind eye to Palestinian citizens in Israel
The rights of the Palestinian minority in Israel are not even mentioned in the "association agreement" between the EU and Israel