Israel and Texas, the US' third largest trade partner with Israel behind New York and California, said they will officially open a trade office in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday.
The ceremony will be attended by Texas Governor Rick Perry and officials from the Israeli Counsel General in Houston, Texas. Trade between Israel and Texas reached $983 million in 2006, equaling 0.7% of Israel's total trade budget. Among the Israeli companies that currently do business with Texas are Amdocs, Elbit and Retalix, while Texas Instruments and Continental Airlines are Texas companies engaged in trade with Israel.
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