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How EU-US trade deal could thwart “boycott Israel” campaign
Two members of the US Congress have introduced a bill that would turn a giant trade deal between the EU and US into a devastating weapon against the people of Palestine and all those seeking justice alongside them.
Ukraine and Israel agree to intensify free-trade area talks
Ukraine and Israel have agreed to intensify their talks over the creation of a free trade area (FTA), Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlov Klimkin has said.
AIPAC behind new US/EU trade legislation designed to thwart BDS
AIPAC is behind the draft US legislation that would make the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership being negotiated between the US and EU conditional on whether the EU takes action to stop BDS, according to US sources.
US bill seeks to tie massive trade pact to EU rejection of BDS
A new US Congressional bill, "The Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act", seeks to make rejection of BDS a requirement for Washington to sign TTIP.
India, Israel FTA not likely to be signed soon
The India and Israel free trade agreement is not going to be reality soon, even as Israel plans expand its footprint in the Indian market in areas such as water management, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
Indian, Israeli officials to meet next week on free trade pact
Officials of India and Israel would discuss next week issues related to the proposed free trade agreement between the countries
Ashrawi praises MEPs call on suspending EU-Israel Association Agreement
"It is time for the EU to reconsider its political and trade relations with Israel and agreements, including the EU-Israel Association Agreement which Israel has persistently violated,” PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said.
Israel interested in a free trade zone with Eurasian Economic Union
Israel is interested in creation of a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Powerlessness and confusion: The EU and Israel
EU’s trade policy with Israel continues to be business as usual, including trade in military hardware.
Tel Aviv proposes Korea-Israel FTA
Israel’s top diplomat Avigdor Lieberman Tuesday proposed that Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se open negotiations on free trade between the two countries.
Ukraine wishes to form free trade zones with Canada, Turkey, Israel, West Africa
The government of Ukraine intends to launch free trade negotiations with Canada, Turkey, Israel, the Gulf States, West Africa and some other countries, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said.
Where are the EU sanctions on Israel?
EU inaction is likely to further bolster the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement if it is seen as the only effective avenue for European rejection of Israeli policies.
EU must cease “material support” for Israel’s crimes, say leading trade unions
The huge number of mainstream organizations that are calling for the suspension of the EU-Israel association agreement reflects the growing frustration across Europe with the failure of European governments to respond to Israel’s repeated massacres and violations of international law.
Rajnath Singh to visit Israel today, FTA and ISIS threat top agenda
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is visiting Israel today where he is expected to press for India and Israel signing a Free Trade Agreement that is under discussion since 2008.
309 human rights groups call on EU to hold israel accountable for war crimes in Gaza
More than 300 human rights groups, trade unions and political parties from across Europe called on the EU to hold Israel accountable for its massacre committed in Gaza earlier this year by suspending the EU-Israel Association Agreement, the main treaty between the EU and Israel.
Myanmar and Israel sign an agreement to cement bilateral trade
Israeli Ambassador to Myanmar Hagay M Behar and DICA director general Aung Naing signed a reciprocal promotion and protection of investments agreement in Yangon yesterday.
Washington court rules in Hungary’s favor in cancelled casino investment case
An ICSID arbitration panel rules in favour of Hungary against US/Israeli investors seeking €300 million in compensation for a failed casino project.
End "booming military trade" between EU and Israel, say Palestinian rights groups
The European Union’s key trade and political agreement with the European Union should be suspended in response to the recent attack on Gaza, according to 24 Palestinian campaign groups.
EU must tear up association agreement with Israel
After a visit to the Makassed Islamic Charitable Hospital in East Jerusalem where they met victims of Israel’s latest attack on Gaza, GUE/NGL MEPs are calling for an immediate end to the EU-Israeli association agreement.
An urgent challenge for the BDS movement
On July 10, the Palestinian BDS National Committee issued a call: "We urge people of conscience to intensify their pressure on governments to impose a military embargo on Israel and to suspend free trade and bilateral agreements with it until it fulfills its obligations under international law."