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Examples of Additional Boycott-Related Requests

Following are recent examples of boycott requests that have been reported to the Office of Antiboycott Compliance (OAC). These examples are illustrative and not exhaustive. Companies should call the OAC advice line (202) 482-2381 with questions concerning these or any request to comply with restrictive trade practices or boycotts.

BAHRAIN

Prohibited Boycott Condition in a Purchase Order

In the case of overseas suppliers, this order is placed subject to the suppliers being not on the Israel boycott list published by the central Arab League.

Reportable Boycott Condition in an Importer's Purchase Order

Goods of Israeli origin not acceptable.

Reportable Boycott Condition in a Letter of Credit

A signed statement from the shipping company, or its agent, stating the name, flag and nationality of the carrying vessel and confirming ... that it is permitted to enter Arab ports.

Prohibited Boycott Condition in a Contract

Israeli Clause: The Seller shall not supply goods or materials which have been manufactured or processed in Israel nor shall the services of any Israeli organization be used in handling or transporting the goods or materials.

Prohibited Condition in a Contract

The Contractor shall comply in all respects with the requirements of the laws of the State of Bahrain relating to the boycott of Israel. Goods manufactured by companies blacklisted by the Arab Boycott of Israel Office may not be imported into the State of Bahrain and must not be supplied against this Contract. For information concerning the Boycott List, the Contractor can approach the nearest Arab Consulate.

Prohibited Condition in a Letter of Credit

Buyer shall in no way contravene the regulations issued by Bahrain Government and or Israel Boycott Office. Buyer shall not nominate a vessel blacklisted by the said office.

 

BANGLADESH

Prohibited Boycott Condition in Instructions to Bidders on a Contract

No produced commodity shall be eligible for ... financing if such commodity contains any component or components which were imported into the producing country from Israel and countries not eligible to trade with ... the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The equipment and materials must not be of Israeli origin. The supplier/bidder who are not black listed by Arab boycott of Israel will be allowed to participate in this bid.

 

OMAN

Prohibited Condition in a Tender

The supplier must comply with the Israel boycott conditions.

Prohibited Condition in a Tender

All goods to be supplied as a part of this order must comply with the Israel boycott rules stipulated by the Royal Oman Police.

Prohibited Condition in a Purchase Order

The vendor must ensure that all products supplied do not contravene the regulations in force with regard to the boycott of Israel.

 

Prohibited Condition in a Contract

The certificate of origin must contain the following statement: ‘We certify that the goods are neither of Israeli origin no do they contain any Israeli materials.

 

Prohibited Condition in a Purchase Order

Commercial invoice, duly signed by shipper covering value of the goods and containing statement ‘The goods are neither Israeli origin, nor do they contain any Israeli material.

 

Prohibited Condition in a Letter of Credit

Certificate issued by the air company/agent that it is not blacklisted by the Arab League boycott committee.

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