Articles in "Economy"

Gov’t Approves NIS 417 Million Package to Shield Dead Sea Economy From Sinkhole Threat

The Cabinet on Sunday approved a financial aid package of NIS 417 million over the next four years to bolster the Dead Sea region, and ...

Seculars in Ashdod Pledge Fight Against Religious Coercion Following Shabbat Fines

The CEO of Big, a national chain of shopping malls, said Sunday that the parent company would cover fines incurred by businesses operating ...

Strong Shekel Means Tough Times for Immigrants

Like many olim hadashim (new immigrants), Miriam Lottner had one over-arching goal when she made Aliya from Los Angeles in 1994: To become ...

Israeli Start-Ups Post Fifth Year of Growth To Raise Record $5.24 Billion

Israeli high-tech start-up companies raised a record $5.24 billion in 2017, an increase of nine percent on the previous year, according to ...

Israel Exports Set To Top $100 Billion For First Time

Israel’s exports for the first half of 2017 were up 6 percent in US dollar terms over the parallel period last year and are on course to ...

Agricultural Pest Threatens Israeli Exports to EU

The  European Union has warned Israel that some agricultural exports to Europe will be cut at the beginning of 2018 if Jerusalem does not ...

Teva Continues Slide; Company Wipes Off Third of Value

Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) saw its share price take a further pounding Sunday as it dropped 18% at the opening of trade ...

New Calls For Exchange Rate Intervention As Shekel Soars

The shekel broke through the psychological barrier of NIS 3.5 to the US dollar Thursday, prompting renewed warnings that the strengthening ...

Economists Sound Alarm Over Israel’s Low Productivity, Inequality

Israel has a serious productivity problem and must address inequality through technological and vocational training, senior economists said ...

Netanyahu heads to Greece for trilateral summit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Wednesday afternoon for a meeting with the leaders of Greece and Cyprus in the northern Greek city ...