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Committee finds import regulations impose more of a cost on Israeli consumers than import duties; issues slew of recommendations to cut red tape.
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The cabinet hopes to increase competition with local retailers, and thus bring down prices.
Israel has a relatively high level of tariffs and barriers to importing food relative to most OECD countries.
By NIV ELIS
Reduced supply has led to a rise in prices on supermarket shelves as a result.
By SHARON UDASIN
Israël est l’un des Etats de l’OCDE où le coût de la vie est le plus élevé. Comment cela s’explique-t-il ?
By ORIT ARFA
The ruling makes it easier if there are multiple purchases by allowing a single combined monthly reverse charge self-invoice covering the consideration paid to all foreign suppliers that month.
By LEON HARRIS
An estimated 20,000 orders were placed during the three-day promotion, according to reports.
Deodorant, cosmetics would remain under strict regulation
By JUDY SIEGEL
Had the law gone through, as of January newcomers would have had a one-year period to report their foreign assets instead.
Getting rid of some messy import policies would help spur competition and bring down prices.
Israel’s tariffs, regulations, cartel system and monopoly protection probably rob the Israeli people far more than BDS successes ever will.
Israel’s exorbitant taxes on alcohol have just been drastically slashed – in some cases nearly halved – all in contradiction to “nanny state” trends worldwide.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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