ANNOUNCEMENT 19 May 2013In May 2013, the government of Israel announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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On 19 May 2013, the Israeli government signed an extension to the so called 'Defensive Textile Law'. The new version requires all official security forces: army, police, border patrol etc. to buy Israeli made products.
The security forces are only allowed to pick a foreign competitor if the offer is less than half of the price offered by Israeli firms.