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Israel Ranked 22nd Most Competitive Country by WEF

Israel Ranked 22nd Most Competitive Country by WEF

category: Investment, Israel
The World Economic Forum (WEF) in its annual survey of 142 countries rated Israel as the 22nd most competitive country in the world, 2 spots above its ranking in 2010. The report states, “Israel’s main
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Unemployment Drops to 5.5% as Israeli Economy Continues to Expand

Unemployment Drops to 5.5% as Israeli Economy Continues to Expand

category: Investment, Israel
Unemployment in Israel dropped to 5.5% a 28-year low, in the second quarter of 2011, from 6% in the first quarter. Unemployment among women was even lower, at 5.4%, continuing a trend that began in
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Civilian R&D Spending Up in 2010

Civilian R&D Spending Up in 2010

category: Investment, Israel, R&D
Israel’s total spending on civilian research and development totaled 35.8 billion shekels (about $10 billion) in 2010 and made up 4.4% of the gross domestic product. The country’s spending on civilian R&D rose by 1.2%
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S&P Upgrades Israel to A+

S&P Upgrades Israel to A+

category: Investment, Israel
Standard & Poor’s upgraded Israel’s long-term foreign-currency sovereign rating from A to A+ with a “Stable” outlook, citing Israel’s “prosperous and resilient economy, strong institutions, ongoing fiscal consolidation, and robust external performance. The rating agency
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Israel Presents Medical Devices Innovation in Medica 2011 in Germany

Israel Presents Medical Devices Innovation in Medica 2011 in Germany

Israel’s thriving Life Sciences industry is world renowned for its groundbreaking innovations, ingenuity and creativity.  Israel is home to over 900 Life Science companies, with 50-60 new companies being formed each year. Multinationals including
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African Media Companies Welcomed at the Israeli Pavilion in IBC Amsterdam in September

African Media Companies Welcomed at the Israeli Pavilion in IBC Amsterdam in September

We would like to introduce you the Israeli new Media sector. Israel has more than 700 new media companies whose offerings span the range of new media possibilities. These companies are active in broadcast, digital
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Watec Israel 2011 – Israel Showcases its Water Expertise in a Conference in November

Watec Israel 2011 – Israel Showcases its Water Expertise in a Conference in November

The Israeli water industry is recognized as a global leader in the water arena thanks to breakthrough technological innovations in areas such as desalination, water treatment and water security: The Hadera seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO)
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Water Solutions from Israel to the Oil Refining Industry in South Africa

Water Solutions from Israel to the Oil Refining Industry in South Africa

A group of 5 Israel water solutions companies visited South Africa last week and considered cooperation with the largest players in the oil refining industry in the country. The Oil Refining industry in South Africa
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South African Government Confuses Renewable Energy Developers and Investors

South African Government Confuses Renewable Energy Developers and Investors

The process of promoting generation of renewable energy in South Africa takes a long time. This is not a surprise, that was the case with many countries, as well as Israel. Recently, It was published
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Fitch Affirms Israel at “A”: Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Israel at “A”: Outlook Stable

category: Investment, Israel
Fitch ratings affirmed Israel’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) at “A” and local currency IDR at “A+” with a stable outlook. “The affirmation reflects the resumption of the downward trend in public deficits
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