Food import reforms could drive prices down
Committee recommends cutting through the red tape that blocks competition to 'cartel-like' importers.
The government is planning major reforms of the rules governing food imports to Israel, which would open the local market to mass imports. The reforms include changes to Health Ministry regulations under which the importer would only have to declare the food meets the accepted safety standards in Israel, and would adopt European Union standards for food products. Importers are currently required to...
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