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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 on agricultural products, processed agricultural products and fish and fishery products, the replacement of Protocols 1 and 2 and their annexes and amendments to the 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
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 04/11/2009
Date of Entry Into Force 01/01/2010
Objective of Agreement The aim of the present Agreement in the form of Exchange of Letters is to amend the Association Agreement, in force between the parties since 1 June 2000, in order to promote the progressive establishment of a greater liberalisation of the trade in agricultural products and fish and fishery products between the European Union and Israel.
Remarks Under Articles 9(4), 14 and 15 of the 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 (the ‘Association Agreement’), in force since 1 June 2000, the possibility for additional mutual tariff concessions on processed agricultural products is foreseen.
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 L 313, 28/11/2009, p. 81
Contracting Parties European Community, Israel
Subject Matters Agriculture
Middle East
EU PARTICIPATION
Ratification Status NOT
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 20 October 2009 on the signing and 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 on agricultural products, processed agricultural products and fish and fishery products, the replacement of Protocols 1 and 2 and their Annexes and amendments to the 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 L313 of 28/11/2009, p.81
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 133



Last Update :   06/01/2010