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Israel’s Trade Pact with Euromart Lands Becomes Effective in July

The trade pact between the European Economic Community and Israel, under which Israel is to receive tariff concessions on a number of its exports to the six-nation European Common Market, will go into effect on July 1, it was announced here today.

The agreement, which was 30 months in the making, will be signed here on June 4. The EEC signers will be Henri Fayat, current president of the Council of Ministers, the policy-making body of the EEC, and Dr. Walter Hallstein, president of the EEC executive committee. It will be signed for Israel by Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister; Akiva Govrin, Minister Without Portfolio in charge of external trade; and Ambassador Amiel Najar, head of the Israel Mission to the EEC.