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.
The US-JO FTA includes a provision for trade in services in article 3
The rights of the Palestinian minority in Israel are not even mentioned in the "association agreement" between the EU and Israel
Under the leadership of Tony Blair and Catherine Ashton, the EU has increased its connection to Israel’s occupation of Palestine, says David Cronin
"We consider it simply inexplicable that such products still enjoy benefits under preferential trade agreements between the EU and Israel."
A new world of opportunities is set to open up before the Israeli entrepreneur. Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz announced Thursday that Israel was set to sign a free trade agreement with India.
This was aired by the Uklrainian President during a joint press conference with President Shimon Peres of Israel in Kiev. The two have already signed a bilateral investment treaty.
On October 15 Georgian law enforcers detained Israeli businessmen offering Deputy Minister of Finance, Avtandil Kharadze USD 7 million for him to convince the Georgian Government not to challenge a decision of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz met with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee in Washington DC on Friday, where the two men agreed to prepare the ground for a free trade agreement (FTA) between their two countries.
We call on civil society organisations to pressure their governments to end free trade agreements (FTAs) with Israel, and implement an immediate arms embargo against it, as was called for previously by Amnesty International after Cast Lead
Turkey’s prime minister has urged Arab nations to unite and step-up efforts to end Israel’s blockade on the Gaza Strip.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) demands that the government of India stop negotiating its Free Trade Agreement with Israel in view of the attack by Israeli commandos on a six-ship convoy carrying hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists on an aid mission to Gaza strip.
A free trade agreement between India and Israel, proposed by the latter about four years ago, has all the trappings for an early completion.
India will seek access to Israel’s expertise in areas such as bio-technology and water management as it begins discussions on a free trade agreement in Delhi next month, but the pact is likely to have strategic undertones as well. India already has many trade agreements with other countries, but this is the first Israel will be getting into, indicating the importance it gives to economic relations with India.
The United States and Israel must modernize their 1985 free trade agreement to better reflect high-tech commerce between the staunch allies, a US senator urged Thursday.
The free trade agreement between Mercosur and Israel, the first out of the region for the South American block, became effective this week for Paraguay. For the rest of Mercosur full members, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay the official date is April first.
Diplomats representing the European Union have drawn up a new plan for strengthening their relations with Israel despite the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign National Committee welcomes the long overdue ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union that Israeli products originating from Israel’s colonial settlements built on Occupied Palestinian Territory do not qualify for preferential customs treatment under the EC-Israel trade agreement
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio (Lula) da Silva met with President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem today and said that Brazil had given its final approval for a free trade agreement between Israel and the Mercosur bloc (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay). The FTA will come into effect in April.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that under the EU-Israel FTA, duty-free entry to the EU only applies to industrial goods made within Israel’s pre-1967 borders.