For more information on this change and the full text of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement, visit the U.S. Trade Agreement Compliance website. A recent link to general guidance, including rules of origin and other requirements. There are no Israeli rules on FTAs. Below is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers on invoice declaration procedures for Israel Customs. The information presented in this FAQ is intended to provide general guidance. Only the text of the Treaty and the customs provisions adopted for the implementation of the Agreement are final. For complex issues or if interpretation is required, U.S. exporters should resort to mutual legal assistance or a preliminary ruling from Israel Customs. The Free Trade Agreement contains a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to remove barriers to trade in the tourism, communication, banking, insurance, business consulting, accounting, justice, IT services and advertising sectors.
It also contains an agreement to eliminate all restrictions on government procurement and calls on Israel to relax its compensation obligations for government authorities other than the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Shipping Solutions has added a new version of the commercial invoice that contains this new declaration to its export document and compliance software. Click here to connect to a free online demo of the navigation solutions software. This post was originally published in May 2016 and has been updated to record information, links, and updates.