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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


Joint Jordanian-Israeli delegation to discuss trade relations in the USA
An official joint Jordanian-Israeli delegation met last week with representatives from the office of the United States Trade Representative, Department of State, Department of Commerce, as well as members of Congress and their staffs to promote the expansion and strengthening of the trilateral United States-Jordan-Israel trade relationship.
Israel seeking an upgrading of its relations with the EU and to obtain "special status"
On Monday June 16th, the EU-Israel Association Council will convene for the eighth time. For Israel the stakes are high.
Palestinian PM urges EU not to upgrade Israel ties
At issue is whether to deepen relations governed by the current EU-Israel association agreement
Israel, EU agree on trade concessions
Once the agreement comes into effect, export volumes of Israeli processed foods to the EU are expected to more than double. "These concessions represent a major step forward in the integration of the EU and Israeli markets," the European Commission said.
Europe headed for new security deal with Israel
The European Union is considering new steps to deepen its cooperation on scientific research with Israel, despite admitting that previous funds earmarked for that purpose have gone to firms operating illegally in the Palestinian territories.
Olmert in free-trade talks with Japan
Japanese officials have expressed interest in Israel’s water and aerospace industries.
Olmert heads to Japan with eye to boosting trade
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is to leave Sunday on a four-day trip to Japan, with an eye to boosting bilateral trade.
Israel signs free-trade accord with South American bloc
Mercosur, the South American trade bloc (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay), signed a free-trade agreement with Israel on Tuesday, its first pact with a country outside of Latin America.
Israeli, Palestinian businessmen urge trade talks
Key members of the Israeli and Palestinian private sectors recommended in a joint study that peace negotiators adopt a "Free Trade Agreement Plus" (FTA Plus) as the basis for economic relations between Israel and any future Palestinian state.
Holy See and Israel close to bilateral agreement, says Israeli ambassador
The agreement deals with economic issues, as well as with the legal and financial status of Church properties in the Holy Land.