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PWC Shows Sharp Rise in Israeli Start-Up Investment

PWC Shows Sharp Rise in Israeli Start-Up Investment

Kesselman and Kesselman PricewaterhouseCoopers in a recent report shows investments in Israeli start-ups rose 21% from the first quarter to $206 million in the second quarter of 2010, and 27% from the corresponding quarter of
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Goldman Sachs Sees Israeli Growth Higher

Goldman Sachs Sees Israeli Growth Higher

category: Israel, Trade
Goldman Sachs projects higher economic growth for Israel in 2011 than Israeli leaders have so far estimated. Goldman Sachs analyst Ahmet Akarli predicts 3.5% real GDP growth for Israel in 2010 and 4.3% growth in
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Israeli Technologies Lead the World of the New Media

Israeli Technologies Lead the World of the New Media

It’s no secret that the media are in upheaval. Print faces unprecedented challenges from the electronic domains. New technologies are morphing the mobile phone into a pocket-sized PC with interactive capabilities surpassing the desktop variety.
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Israel’s Packaging Industry

Israel’s Packaging Industry

Israeli packaging suppliers provide manufacturers the world over with products for packaging everything from luxury goods to industrial chemicals. From fashion-frivolous designs to mil-spec durable, from plastic to paper to metal and more. These companies
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The State of Israel Joins the OECD!

The State of Israel Joins the OECD!

category: export, import, Israel, Trade
Minister of Finance, Dr. Yuval Steinitz: “Israel’s accession to the OECD brings great respect to the Israeli economy. Our accession was possible due to a responsible and balanced economic policy” Full Article
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Israeli Growth Per Capita in 2009 2nd Highest Among OECD Countries

Israeli Growth Per Capita in 2009 2nd Highest Among OECD Countries

category: Israel, Trade
The Central Bureau of Statistics said that Israel’s GDP rose by an annualized 4.9% in the fourth quarter of 2009 and that growth for the year was 0.7%, slightly higher than earlier estimates. Given Israel’s
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Israel and South Africa will Expand Cooperation on Renewable Energy

Israel and South Africa will Expand Cooperation on Renewable Energy

Due to its lack of oil reserves, Israel is completely dependent on expensive oil imports. In light of the country’s rapid economic and population growth, it has become challenging to supply its
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Solar Water Heaters from Israel on the Roofs of Sandton

Solar Water Heaters from Israel on the Roofs of Sandton

Few days ago I visited the installation site of 117 solar water heaters on the roof of the Legacy hotel in Sandton. The Israeli-South African company Kayema installed equipment of the Israeli company
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Israel – where breakthroughs happen

Israel – where breakthroughs happen

Over the last two decades, Israel has become famous for its high-tech capacity, particularly in telecommunications, information technology, electronics and life sciences. Its capacity for innovation and highly-educated, skilled workforce has played a key role
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