Israel has signed FTAs with Canada, Colombia, EFTA, Egypt, the EU, Jordan, Mercosur, Mexico, Panama, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the US and Vietnam. It is currently negotiating an FTA with India, slated for completion in 2012, and is still eyeing possible deals with Colombia, South Korea, Russia, Thailand and the Ukraine.
last update: Septiembre 2016
photo: BDS Colombia
In late 2010, former trade minister Peter Van Loan announced that Canada and Israel would start exploratory talks to upgrade the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA). Earlier this year, the Ministry of International Trade finished public consultations and is now in internal discussions to implement the upgrades.
Colombia’s Business, Industry, and Tourism minister has announced the first round of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks to be held with Israel next week, said Colombian business newspaper Portfolio, Thursday.
CEO of the Ramat Gan branch of the State Bank of India says India will become hub for Israeli exports to the Mideast once free trade agreement is signed between the 2 countries.
The Israeli government has announced that South Korea and Israel will begin free trade talks with the goal to sign a trade pact by April.
Argentina became the last of five South American countries to sign onto a regional free trade agreement with 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.
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
A free trade agreement between India and Israel, proposed by the latter about four years ago, has all the trappings for an early completion.
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.
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.