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Summary of Treaty


GENERAL DATA
Official Title Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the State of Israel concerning reciprocal liberalisation measures and the replacement of Protocols 1 and 2 to the EC-Israel Association Agreement - Protocol 1 concerning the arrangements applicable to imports into the Community of agricultural products originating in Israel - Protocol 2 concerning the arrangements applicable to imports into Israel of agricultural products originating in the Community
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 23/12/2003
Date of Entry Into Force 23/12/2003
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To establish greater liberalisation of trade in agricultural products of interest to both parties.
Remarks Agreement arising from negotiations under Article 11 of the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement aimed at progressively establishing greater liberalisation of trade in agricultural products. It repeals the Exchange of Letters between the European Community (the Community) and Israel relating to Protocol 1 and concerning imports into the Community of fresh cut flowers and flower buds falling within subheading 0603 10 of the Common Customs Tariff. From 1 January 2007 the Community and the State of Israel will assess the situation with a view to determining the liberalisation measures to be applied by the Community and the State of Israel from 1 January 2008.
Relation and Association with Other Agreements -Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the State of Israel, of the other part
OJ Reference L346, 31/12/2003, p. 67
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Community, Israel
Subject Matters Agriculture
EU PARTICIPATION
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 22 December 2003 on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the State of Israel concerning reciprocal liberalisation measures and the replacement of Protocols 1 and 2 to the EC-Israel Association Agreement; OJ L 346 of 31/12/2003, p.65
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 133


Last Update :   22/05/2007