Panama - Israel FTA Negotiations Underway

In the second round of negotiations held in Panama institutional issues such as dispute resolution, intellectual property, trade facilitation and technical standards were discussed.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

From a statement issued by the Israeli Embassy in Panama:

The negotiating teams of the Governments of Israel and the Republic of Panama, are meeting in Panama City from March 2 until today for a second round of negotiations on an FTA.

In the first round, in addition to approval of the Negotiating Framework, half of the subjects of the agreement were discussed: National Treatment and Market Access, Rules of Origin, Phytosanitary and Animal Health Measures, Trade Remedies, some institutional aspects, services and investment, leaving some tasks pending such as reactions to the proposed texts.



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