The Prime and Finance ministers have pushed Israel’s import standards toward the international model.
This affects international exporters and Israeli importers of digital products.
Israel's vehicle market was opened up to parallel imports in 2016 when a law on the subject was enacted.
The plan outlines principles for establishing regulation on the import of products and removing trade barriers, while reducing Israel's need to conduct its own testing and regulatory process for products that have been approved elsewhere.
Israel has not had a state budget since mid-2018 due to political gridlock, and Liberman has stressed that passing a budget by November is his top priority.
“Especially at this time, we need to strengthen Israeli industry,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
The decision would nix taxation of imported cucumbers and tomatoes, which respectively leaped 60% and 26% in prices recently.
Up until now, Israel's postal service was not required by law to check every package in order to evaluate and charge taxes and tariffs, as are private companies such as UPS and DHL.
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.