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GENERAL DATA
Type of Agreement
Bilateral
Official Title
Agreement between the European Community and the State of Israel on procurement by telecommunications operators - Article 1 (6) side letters - Agreed minutes
Place of Signature
Bruxelles
Date of Signature
10/07/1997
Date of Entry Into Force
01/08/1997
Duration
Indefinite
Objective of Agreement
To ensure in a transparent and non-discriminatory manner that producers and suppliers of services of the 2 parties enjoy reciprocal access to contracts for products and services awarded by telecommunications operators.
Remarks
It provides for a mutual opening of procurement by telecommunications operators through granting an exchange of national treatment. It applies to laws, regulations and practices affecting procurement by the parties' telecommunications operators and to the award of all procurement contracts by such operators -a list of the operators covered is annexed to the agreement. In Israel a price preference provision of 15% in favour of Israeli products will not apply against EC bidders. In the EU the provisions of Article 36 of the Utilities Directive (93/38 EEC) will not be applied against tenders comprising products of Israeli origin. Adopted together with the Agreement on government procurement. Both agreements are build on the close political and economic relationship established between Israel and the EU under the Association Agreement thus making a concrete contribution to the region's economic development and political stabilization.
OJ Number
L202
OJ Date
30/07/1997
OJ Page
74
Parties to the Agreement
European Community
Israel
Authentic Texts
Hebrew
German
Finnish
English
Portuguese
French
Spanish
Swedish
Italian
Greek
Dutch
Danish
Subject Matters
756-Trade
Clause(s)
Management
Consultations between parties