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Korea opens preliminary discussion on FTA with Israel
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.
Will Palestinians take advantage of EU decision to label settlement products?
Palestine is seeking to achieve economic advantages by replacing settlement products with Palestinian products in European cities.
Egypt to appeal $1.76 bln award to Israel in gas dispute, freeze gas import talks
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.
Panama and Israel sign free trade agreement
Latin American nation’s first FTA with a Middle Eastern nation focuses on innovation and technology transfer
Israel fumes over planned EU labelling of ‘settlement’ products
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.
EU-US trade deal mustn’t stifle calls for Israel boycott, say unions
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.
Canada, Israel modernise free trade agreement
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.
Palestinians to EU: Suspend trade agreements with Israel to protest demolition of homes
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 Palestine needs is for Europe to honour its own agreements
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.
Lawmakers are using trade rules to blacklist critics of Israel
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
US Trade Promotion Authority (2015)
US Congress passes anti-BDS legislation, key trade bill
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.
US trade bills seek to halt boycotts of Israel
Amendments to Obama’s sweeping trade package would fight BDS, but Democrats opposed to other sections are holding things up.
Could massive EU-US trade deal be extended to Israel?
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.
Israeli envoy pitches for FTA with India
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."
Ukraine to sign FTA with Canada, Israel, Turkey and other countries
According to Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Ukraine now plans to sign FTAs with Canada, Israel, Turkey, Serbia and Vietnam.
China, Israel to begin FTA talks
China will kick off negotiations on a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) with Israel this year, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday.
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.