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About

The Foreign Trade Administration (FTA) at the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry manages and supports Israel’s international trade and trade policy. Israel’s Economic and Trade Mission to Canada’s mandate is to promote trade, investment opportunities and joint ventures between Canadian and Israeli companies. The activities encompass all of Canada and are conducted through the Mission’s office in Toronto. The Trade Office has been assisting Israeli companies in multiple sectors to access the Canadian market by supporting their efforts to secure customers, distribution channels, investment as well as R&D partnerships. The Trade Office also collaborates with leading Canadian companies to scout innovative technologies and secure partnerships with the Israeli tech ecosystem. We also facilitate B2B initiatives at major trade shows and conferences in North Americas and Israel as well as support various business delegations and companies traveling from Israel to Canada and vice versa.  

Objectives

Assisting the Israeli industry in deepening the activity in existing markets, and penetrating new markets.
Accompanying and supporting the individual exporter in the marketing activity abroad.
Initiating and applying international trade agreements and maintaining existing agreements.
Raising investments and strategic cooperation.
Improving the image of the Israeli industry and economy.
Preventing unfair competition – dumping

The Foreign Trade Administration’s divisions:

International Trade Policies and Agreements:
Responsible for the advancement and maintenance of international trade agreements.

 

Service Quality and Knowledge Management:
Promoting the preservation of knowledge, the development of human capital in the organization and the improvement of the quality of service in the Administration.

 

The International Projects and Financing Division: Offering a range of programs aimed at initiating and intensifying the economic activity of Israeli industry in the international arena.

 

Export Promotion: Operates to ensure the continued development and expansion of Israel’s export operations in overseas markets.