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Air Pollution Falls As War Rises in Middle East

Air Pollution Falls As War Rises in Middle East

War may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.Yaakov Levi, 23/08/2015 16:10
Fin. Ministry Looks for Solution to Economy Slump

Fin. Ministry Looks for Solution to Economy Slump

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls emergency meeting following CBS report on poor economic growth in second quarter 2015.Matt Wanderman, 18/08/2015 10:46
How to Plan a Stress-Free Retirement

How to Plan a Stress-Free Retirement

Many people find retirement planning very stressful. But does it have to be? And how to balance motherhood with business.Doug Goldstein, 11/08/2015 03:45
Netanyahu: Israel is a 'Major Economic Power'

Netanyahu: Israel is a 'Major Economic Power'

Israel's economic growth is a top priority for the Prime Minister, he said Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2015 21:18
Finance Ministry Warns Israel May Go Bankrupt

Finance Ministry Warns Israel May Go Bankrupt

Finance Ministry economist warns Israel could face a crisis like Greece's by 2059, if haredim and Arabs don't go to work.Ari Yashar, 01/06/2015 14:49
Record Car Imports Show Strength of Economy

Record Car Imports Show Strength of Economy

More cars were imported in the first four months of 2015 than in any four month period in Israel's history.Yaakov Levi, 03/05/2015 16:07
Trade Deficit Sinks, First Benefit of Gas Finds

Trade Deficit Sinks, First Benefit of Gas Finds

Israel's trade deficit was down 70% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the last quarter of 2015.Yaakov Levi, 26/04/2015 15:52
Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948

Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948

Israel's economic growth has skyrocketed in 67 years - and experts say buying 'Made in Israel' products is key.Hillel Fendel, 22/04/2015 15:40
Syria's Quiet War on Imports

Syria's Quiet War on Imports

As its economy tanks dropping its GDP by 383% amid a bloody civil war, how has Assad's regime tried to stay afloat?Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2015 07:28
Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go Unfilled

Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go Unfilled

There were more available jobs – and more available high-paying jobs - in Israel in the fourth quarter of 2014 than ever before.Moshe Cohen, 25/03/2015 19:23
Market Rebounds Swiftly From Summer War

Market Rebounds Swiftly From Summer War

Statistics Bureau reports a near-6% spike in total proceeds in all sectors of the economy.Gil Ronen, 23/03/2015 10:03
Jewish Home Accuses Lapid of Stealing Initiatives

Jewish Home Accuses Lapid of Stealing Initiatives

Jewish Home's latest campaign clip attacks Lapid for blocking party's initiatives in 19th Knesset, and now using them as campaign promises.Cynthia Blank, 08/03/2015 12:52
Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.Moshe Cohen, 04/03/2015 10:30
Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could Sway Election

Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could Sway Election

Israelis usually don't think about gas price hikes - but two weeks before election, it may become an important issue.Moshe Cohen, 26/02/2015 14:35
Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new videoMoshe Cohen, 26/02/2015 13:44
Could Gas Price Jump Affect Elections?

Could Gas Price Jump Affect Elections?

After four straight months of falling gasoline prices, the party appears to be over for Israeli drivers. Will it affect how they vote?Moshe Cohen, 22/02/2015 20:09
Majority of Israelis in Overdraft

Majority of Israelis in Overdraft

53% of 'banked' Israelis are in overdraft at least one month a year on average, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.Moshe Cohen, 19/02/2015 17:54
Kahlon: Netanyahu, Lapid, and Bennett are to Blame

Kahlon: Netanyahu, Lapid, and Bennett are to Blame

Kulanu Chairman Moshe Kahlon refuses to name who he'll recommend for prime minister, but criticizes Netanyahu for economic 'catastrophe.'Cynthia Blank, 15/02/2015 08:41
Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPO

Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPO

According to statistics compiled by the Pa'amonim organization, one third of Israelis took loans of some sort last year.Yaakov Levi , 08/02/2015 16:00
Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

The number of people visiting Cyprus rose 1.5 percent in 2014, thanks largely to tourists from Russia and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2015 17:13
Economists: Layoffs to Follow Minimum Wage Raise

Economists: Layoffs to Follow Minimum Wage Raise

While social activists celebrate the increase in Israel's minimum wage, businesses worry about how to pay for the wage increase.Moshe Cohen , 04/12/2014 09:14
2014 Breaks Car Sale Records in Israel

2014 Breaks Car Sale Records in Israel

Israelis have so far this year bought 229,294 vehicles, leaving previous records in the dust.Moshe Cohen , 02/12/2014 16:42
Yediot to Lay Off 150 Workers

Yediot to Lay Off 150 Workers

After daily newspaper Ha'aretz announced earlier this week it would be laying off workers, it was the turn of Yediot Ahronot.Moshe Cohen, 26/11/2014 20:57
Cars Going Like Hotcakes, But Prices Set to Rise

Cars Going Like Hotcakes, But Prices Set to Rise

According to import statistics, 23,829 cars were sold in Israel in October 2014, double the 11,634 sold in October a year earlier.Moshe Cohen, 09/11/2014 16:18
Gov't Discusses E-Z Mortgage Terms Law

Gov't Discusses E-Z Mortgage Terms Law

The proposal that would lower the amount of money homebuyers will have to put down on home purchases.Moshe Cohen, 02/11/2014 22:48
Top 10% Make 8.5% More Than Bottom 10%: CBS

Top 10% Make 8.5% More Than Bottom 10%: CBS

Israel's poor are not getting ahead - but they are not falling behind, either, new numbers from the Central Bureau of Statistics show.Moshe Cohen, 29/10/2014 16:12
Students: Impose Rent Controls, or We'll Strike

Students: Impose Rent Controls, or We'll Strike

There is no rent control in Israel – but there should be, a student group said, and if there isn't soon, students will go on strike.Yaakov Levi, 29/10/2014 15:42
New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 Jobs

New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 Jobs

Jerusalem's “front gate” is set to get a major upgrade in the coming years, with a one billion dollar investment.Moshe Cohen, 22/09/2014 18:56
S&P: 'Minor' Effect on Economy From Summer War

S&P: 'Minor' Effect on Economy From Summer War

Ratings agency Standard & Poors says that Israel's economy has not been harmed by Operation Protective Edge.Yaakov Levi, 22/09/2014 16:36
Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?

Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?

The controversy regarding Israel's budget heats up: Lapid and Netanyahu's associates accuse the other of trying to break the coalition.Cynthia Blank, 14/09/2014 11:50
War or No War, Israel's Economy Continues to Soar

War or No War, Israel's Economy Continues to Soar

Study shows that according to nearly every economic indicator, Israel's economy continues to grow by leaps and bounds.Hillel Fendel, 31/08/2014 12:20
Landmark Move: US, Israel Issue Mutual Visas

Landmark Move: US, Israel Issue Mutual Visas

American, Israeli visa process opened to allow US nationals to invest in Israel economy, and vice versa. Is this the end to a visa crisis?Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 13/08/2014 13:17
Govt. to Make it Easier to Deal With Bills

Govt. to Make it Easier to Deal With Bills

Ministries introduce a series of steps that will ease the burden on families, reservists and others due to Operation Protective Edge.Moshe Cohen, 24/07/2014 20:49
Economics Ministry to Help Businesses in South

Economics Ministry to Help Businesses in South

The Economics Ministry is offering special help to the many businesses in southern Israel facing financial losses from the war.Yaakov Levi, 24/07/2014 15:53
CBS: Better Salaries and More Jobs in 2014, So Far

CBS: Better Salaries and More Jobs in 2014, So Far

There were more jobs in 2014 for Israelis to choose from, and the salaries were better, too, statistics show.Yaakov Levi, 06/07/2014 17:10
Negotiations Underway to Bring Old Navy to Israel

Negotiations Underway to Bring Old Navy to Israel

Highly popular US clothing brand to open 5-7 branches in Israel, following success of sister brand GAP.Tova Dvorin, 06/07/2014 12:08
Law Authorized to Limit Salaries of Top Execs

Law Authorized to Limit Salaries of Top Execs

A new law will require publicly traded companies to limit the salaries of their top executives to no more than NIS 3.5 million.Yaakov Levi, 30/06/2014 10:39
CBS: Worker Demand Up Almost 7% in May

CBS: Worker Demand Up Almost 7% in May

Despite misgivings among economists, the May jobs report shows that Israel's economy is still robust.Yosef Berger, 15/06/2014 20:09
Report: Israeli Hedge Funds Outperforming Rivals

Report: Israeli Hedge Funds Outperforming Rivals

Israeli hedge funds outperformed rivals in both 2012 and 2013; industry grew by one third during that period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2014 16:31
Report: Crime Cost Israel 14.5 Billion NIS in 2013

Report: Crime Cost Israel 14.5 Billion NIS in 2013

Crime may not pay, but it costs – and for Israel, the price of crime over the past decade has been NIS 177 billion ($51 billion).Yosef Berger, 11/05/2014 18:21
New Home Sales Down 10% in March

New Home Sales Down 10% in March

New home sales were down 10% in March, as Israelis were holding off on buying homes in the wake of a plan to cut VAT payments.Moshe Cohen, 04/05/2014 22:50
Lapid: Govt. Will Pay its Bills on Time, I Promise

Lapid: Govt. Will Pay its Bills on Time, I Promise

Finance Minister Yair Lapid is out to set an example - and ease the burden on small business in Israel.David Lev, 03/04/2014 11:17
2013 a Bumper Crop Year for Cars, Statistics Show

2013 a Bumper Crop Year for Cars, Statistics Show

There are more cars than ever on Israel's roads, which are already quite crowded, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.Yaakov Levi , 30/03/2014 20:05
Average Salaries in Israel Up in 2013

Average Salaries in Israel Up in 2013

Most Israelis made more in 2013 than in 2012 - with some; like those in the communications industry, making a lot more.David Lev, 06/03/2014 15:38
Report: Palestinians Prefer to Buy Israeli

Report: Palestinians Prefer to Buy Israeli

According to a PA report, 70% of the PA's imports were from Israel, with imports worth $3.5 billion entering the Authority from Israel.David Lev, 03/02/2014 20:14
Housing Crisis Continues: Prices Up by Another 8%

Housing Crisis Continues: Prices Up by Another 8%

Housing prices rose 8% in 2013. Price hike follows doubling in price over seven previous years.Maayana Miskin, 02/02/2014 16:18
Feiglin: Talks Worse for Economy Than Boycott

Feiglin: Talks Worse for Economy Than Boycott

Likud MK unconcerned by boycott threat, says data proves Israel-PA talks – and US aid – hurt Israel more than sanctions.Maayana Miskin, 02/02/2014 10:14
Bennett: 'Boycott Threats Won't Move Us'

Bennett: 'Boycott Threats Won't Move Us'

Bennett responds to Kerry's threats of international boycott, says 'only security will bring financial stability, not PA terror state.'Ari Yashar, 01/02/2014 20:56
Lapid: If Talks Fail, Economy Will be Hurt

Lapid: If Talks Fail, Economy Will be Hurt

Finance Minister dismisses nationalists' warnings against a Palestinian state as "unfounded prophecies of doom."Elad Benari, 30/01/2014 02:13
Israel: The 'Innovation Nation'

Israel: The 'Innovation Nation'

Prime Minister Netanyahu details his economic vision at Davos this past Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2014 14:11
Israel Among Ten Most Powerful Nations In World

Israel Among Ten Most Powerful Nations In World

Recent study of National Power Index ranks Israel tenth; research is composite index of factors including military and economic capability.Ari Yashar, 24/01/2014 12:35
MK: Fire Bennett for Comments on Palestinian State

MK: Fire Bennett for Comments on Palestinian State

MK Nitzan Horowitz slams Minister Naftali Bennett for saying that a Palestinian state would crush the Israeli economy.Elad Benari, 22/01/2014 04:15
Livni: 'Bennett Does Not Represent Common Israeli'

Livni: 'Bennett Does Not Represent Common Israeli'

Livni attacks Bennett over assessment of two-state solution on Israeli economy, claims he prefers 'settlements' over Israel.Tova Dvorin, 21/01/2014 00:44
Bennett: 'Two States will Crush Israeli Economy'

Bennett: 'Two States will Crush Israeli Economy'

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett says boycotts could harm Israel a little, but giving land away would destroy Israel's economy.Tova Dvorin, 20/01/2014 17:21
Melchior: Let's Not Fight Over Shemitta

Melchior: Let's Not Fight Over Shemitta

The upcoming Shemitta year could be a great opportunity to spread Jewish education and values among Israelis, said Rabbi Michael MelchiorDavid Lev, 02/01/2014 11:34
Hamas Govt. Passes 2014 Budget Amid Plunging GDP

Hamas Govt. Passes 2014 Budget Amid Plunging GDP

$784 million budget approved; GDP growth plummets from 26% to 3% in 2 years, unemployment rate at 30%.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 31/12/2013 21:49
OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With Lapid

OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With Lapid

In joint press conference, Angel Gurria and Finance Min. Lapid discuss new OECD report on Israeli economy.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 09/12/2013 09:26