The 7th round of negotiations on the China-Israel Free Trade Agreement was held in Israel on November 18-21. The two sides held consultations on issues such as trade in goods, rules of origin, customs procedures and trade facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, trade relief, environment, intellectual property rights, competition policy , government procurement and legal and institutional provisions. Positive progress has been made.

China-Israel bilateral economic and trade relations have been close. China is Israel's third largest trade partner, and Israel is China's important partner in the Middle East and along the Belt and Road routes. In 2018, China-Israel bilateral trade volume reached US$ 13.92 billion, up 6.1% year on year.

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