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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
The EU and Israel - Or how Brussels learned to love the occupation
Under the leadership of Tony Blair and Catherine Ashton, the EU has increased its connection to Israel’s occupation of Palestine, says David Cronin
Letter from senior European officials supports BDS approach on Israel
"We consider it simply inexplicable that such products still enjoy benefits under preferential trade agreements between the EU and Israel."
Israel, India to sign free trade agreement
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.
Free trade agreement between Ukraine and Israel may be concluded next year, President Yanukovych believes
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.
Israelis arrested on bribery charges
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).
Israel and India move toward free trade pact
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.
Israel’s Freedom Flotilla Massacre underlines the urgency of intensifying BDS
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
Israel dominates Turkey-Arab forum
Turkey’s prime minister has urged Arab nations to unite and step-up efforts to end Israel’s blockade on the Gaza Strip.
Suspend all ties with Israel: CPI(M)
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.
Indo-Israeli FTA talks to ride on equal trade opportunities
A free trade agreement between India and Israel, proposed by the latter about four years ago, has all the trappings for an early completion.
Trade pact with Israel to give foothold in West Asia
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.
US-Israel trade pact must be updated: senator
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.
Mercosur-Israel free trade agreement becomes effective
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.
EU boosts Israel ties, ignores illegal settlements
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.
Palestinian BDS National Committee welcomes landmark EU court ruling
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 in Israel to mark Mercosur FTA
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.