The Foreign Trade Administration (FTA) at the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry manages and supports Israel’s international trade and trade policy. Through our headquarters in Jerusalem together with over 45 economic and trade missions in key financial centers throughout the world, the FTA promotes Israel’s economy worldwide.
Israel’s economic and trade missions are at the forefront of the Israeli government’s efforts to boost our industries in foreign markets. Our team of highly experienced economic representatives and business consultants provide a wide range of services to Israeli companies and to the international business community.
Trade and International Development Organizations
israel innovation authority: The Israel Innovation Authority, an independent publicly funded agency, was thus created to provide a variety of practical tools and funding platforms aimed at effectively addressing the dynamic and changing needs of the local and international innovation ecosystems. This includes early-stage entrepreneurs, mature companies developing new products or manufacturing processes, academic groups seeking to transfer their ideas to the market, global corporations interested in collaborating with Israeli technology, Israeli companies seeking new markets abroad and traditional factories and plants seeking to incorporate innovative and advanced manufacturing into their businesses.
BIRD Foundation: BIRD is an acronym for Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development. The BIRD Foundation’s mission is to stimulate, promote and support industrial R&D of mutual benefit to the U.S. and Israel.
Israel Export Institute: The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEICI) was established in 1958 as a non-profit organization by the government of Israel and the private sector. IEICI promotes Israeli goods and services exports, and trade relations, cooperation and strategic alliances with overseas companies.
Invest in Israel: “Invest in Israel,” the Investment Promotion Center at Israel’s Ministry of Economy, promotes foreign direct investment into Israel and works to foster investment growth across Israel’s industries.
Israel Advanced Technology Industries: Israel’s non-profit umbrella organization for the High-Tech and Life Science sectors,with over 600 members.
Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC): The FICC serves as roof organization to over 5000 businesses and organizations operating in more than 120 divisions which represent various economic branches including export, import, trade, real estate, financial and business services. The FICC strives to promote the business sector in Israel by endorsing the market economy and free competition, combating protectionism and preferential treatment of sectors, removing barriers and reducing bureaucracy. In addition, it aims for globalization, adjusting regulations to the needs of the business sector, reducing government intervention in business and implementing principles of equality throughout the business sector.
Israeli Governmental Ministries
- Ministry of Economy and Industry
- Ministry of Finance
- Ministry of Science Technology and Space
- Ministry of Education
- Ministry of Tourism