The EU, Israel’s biggest trading partner, is preparing EU-wide guidelines for the labelling of goods made at settlements as originating from Israeli-occupied Palestinian land. The measure would affect $300m of Israeli exports, according to a World Bank estimate.
Israel and China have moved closer to a bilateral free trade partnership, agreeing to hold a survey to quantify its impact as a first step, Israel’s Globes reported on Tuesday.
Hoping that an India-Israel free trade agreement (FTA) would be signed "in the coming months", the Israeli ambassador on Thursday said the agreement would be a "strategic game changer" in trade relations between the two countries.
Israel signed a free trade deal with Colombia on Monday, seeking to boost economic ties and expand its ventures in South America.
Israel and Peru expect to kick off negotiations on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement before year’s end in order to take advantage of the two economies’ complementariness, Israel’s ambassador to Peru Modi Ephraim said Monday.
Palestinian official news agency WAFA reports that European parliamentarians wrote European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton last week calling on her to suspend the Association Agreement with Israel because of the latter’s violation of the terms of the agreement.
India and Israel will hold in January another round of negotiations for the proposed free trade agreement, a move which would increase bilateral commerce and investment between the countries, Parliament was informed today.
Civil society statement calling fpr rejection of the Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products protocol attached to the European Union-Israel Association Agreement
On 18 September 2012, the European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) passed the Protocol on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products (ACAA) by a slim margin.
We, a group of academics, activists and artists in India, came together in 2010 to campaign against yet another apartheid regime by extending support to the international campaign for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel.
The European Commission on 3 August added three postal codes to a register of over 500 codes relating to "Israeli settlements located within the territories brought under Israeli administration since June 1967"
The European Union is being duplicitous by condemning Israel’s human rights abuses while increasing trade links.
The Palestinian youth are tired of the EU’s hypocrisy and contemptuous policies that use aid and development programs to mask political cowardice and complicity in Israel’s crimes
The India and Israel Free Trade Agreement (Indo-Israel FTA) is likely to be signed by the end of this year or in the second quarter of next year, according to Yahel Vilan, minister and deputy chief of mission, Israel Embassy.
As organizations dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), we are strongly concerned about the EU’s lack of commitment to human rights in light of what is essentially an intensification of bilateral relations with Israel.
Barely two months after the EU Council Conclusions, stating that Israeli activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory were undermining the two-state solution, the EU has just offered Israel 60 new activities of cooperation during the Association Council meeting it held with Israel in Brussels on July 24th .
Israel and Korea hope to begin formal free trade negotiations next year, according to Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister on Thursday.
Following a meeting of the Association Council on 24th July, the EU confirmed that it has moved to upgrade relations with the State of Israel.
Israel has expressed reservations over India’s demand for easier movement of skilled professionals through a free trade agreement.
A new report by Cambridge law professor James Crawford says that "there do not appear to be any EC laws which could be breached by a member state taking the decision to ban the import of settlement produce on public policy grounds."