Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement
The 1997 Canada-Israel FTA continues to apply until the Canada-Israel Free Trade Amending Protocol 2018, signed in Montreal on May 28 2018, enters into force.
Part One General Part  
Chapter One Objectives to the top!
Article 1.1 Establishment of the Free Trade Area  
Article 1.2 Objective  
Article 1.3 Relation to Other Agreements  
Article 1.4 Definitions of General Application  
Chapter Two Tariff Elimination and Related Matters to the top!
Article 2.1 Tariff Elimination  
Article 2.2 Customs Duties: Repair and Alteration  
Article 2.3 Definitions  
  Annex 2.1.1  
  Annex 2.1.2 A:  Canada  
  Annex 2.1.2 B: Israel  
  General Notes to Annexes 2.1.2A and 2.1.2B  
  Annex 2.2.3: Requirements Concerning Verification of Repairs and Alterations  
Part Two Trade in Goods  
Chapter Three Rules of Origin to the top!
Article 3.1 Basic Rules for Originating Goods  
Article 3.2 De Minimis Rule for Originating Goods  
Article 3.3 Rules Regarding Accessories, Spare Parts and Tools, Indirect Materials, and Packaging and Packing Materials and Containers  
Article 3.4 Non-Qualifying Operations  
Article 3.5 Direct Shipment and Transhipment  
Article 3.6 Third Country Materials for Originating Goods  
Article 3.7 Fungible Goods and Materials  
Article 3.8 Self-Produced Materials  
Article 3.9 Tariff Classification  
Article 3.10 Category of Identical or Similar Materials and Other Requirements Under Articles 3.1(b) and (c)  
Article 3.11 Applying Article 3.1(e) When Goods and Parts Are Classified Together  
Article 3.12 De Minimis Calculation and Application  
Article 3.13 Definitions  
  Annex 3.1: Specific Rules of Origin  
  Section A: General Interpretative Note  
  Section B: Specific Rules of Origin  
  Annex 3.7:  Inventory Management Methods  
  Annex 3.12.5: Methods for Determining the Value of Non-Originating Materials  
Chapter Four National Treatment and Other Border Measures to the top!
Article 4.1 National Treatment  
Article 4.2 Technical Barriers to Trade  
Article 4.3 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  
Article 4.4 Import and Export Restrictions  
Article 4.5 Bilateral Emergency Actions  
Article 4.6 Global Emergency Actions  
Article 4.7 Export Taxes  
Article 4.8 Temporary Entry of Business Persons  
Article 4.9 Consultations  
  Annex 4.1: Exceptions to Article 4.1  
Chapter Five Customs Procedures to the top!
Section A Certification of Origin  
Article 5.1 Certificate of Origin  
Article 5.2 Obligations Regarding Importations  
Article 5.3 Obligations Regarding Exportations  
Article 5.4 Exceptions  
Section B Administration and Enforcement  
Article 5.5 Records  
Article 5.6 Origin Verifications  
Article 5.7 Confidentiality  
Article 5.8 Advance Rulings  
Article 5.9 Penalties  
Section C Review and Appeal of Origin Determinations  
Article 5.10 Review and Appeal  
Section D Cooperation  
Article 5.11 Cooperation  
Article 5.12 Working Group on Rules of Origin and Other Customs-Related Market Access Issues  
Article 5.13 Definitions  
  Annex 5.6.2: Procedures Regarding an Origin Verification Conducted by the Customs Administration of a Party on Behalf of the Other Party  
Part Three Government Procurement  
Chapter Six Government Procurement to the top!
Article 6.1 Government Procurement  
Article 6.2 Further Liberalization  
Part Four Conduct of Business  
Chapter Seven Competition Policy to the top!
Article 7.1 Competition Law  
Article 7.2 Monopolies and State Enterprises  
Article 7.3 State Enterprises  
Article 7.4 Definitions  
Part Five Administrative and Institutional Provisions  
Chapter Eight   to the top!
Article 8.1 Application  
Article 8.2 The Commission  
Article 8.3 Administrative Support to the Trade Commission and Dispute Resolution Panels  
Article 8.4 Contact Points  
Article 8.5 Publication, Notification and Provision of Information  
Article 8.6 Consultations  
Article 8.7 Initiation of Procedures  
Article 8.8 Code of Conduct  
Article 8.9 Panel Procedures  
Article 8.10 Private Rights  
  Annex 8.1: Nullification and Impairment  
  Annex 8.9  
Part Six Other Provisions  
Chapter Nine Further Elaboration to the top!
Article 9.1 Intellectual Property Rights  
Article 9.2 Subsidies and Countervailing Measures  
Chapter Ten Exceptions to the top!
Article 10.1 General Exceptions  
Article 10.2 National Security  
Article 10.3 Taxation  
Article 10.4 Balance of Payments  
Article 10.5 Cultural Industries  
Article 10.6 Definitions  
Chapter Eleven General and Final Provisions to the top!
Article 11.1 Annexes  
Article 11.2 Amendments  
Article 11.3 Entry into Force  
Article 11.4 Duration and Termination  
Article 11.5 Further Liberalization of Trade  
Article 11.6 Authentic Texts  
Amendments to Chapters Three and Five to the top!



About the Agreement
  31 July 1996
  Entry into Force
  The Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement entered into force on 01 January 1997. The modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement entered into force on September 1, 2019
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