Israel/Economy


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Israelis cashe out money from an ATM machine in Jerusalem on February 22, 2018.

Israel: Rates expected to raise as inflation spikes

Low employment and a growing economy contributed to the current situation

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Economy
Chicken inside a chicken barn in Yashresh, Israel, on November 21, 2020

Israel's poultry prices on the rise, a result of Europe war

'Prices fall or rise depending on the increase or decrease in the prices of the raw materials'

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Construction works for new housing in Efrat, in the West Bank, October 25, 2021.

Israel authorizes project to build 4,427 homes in West Bank

Plans retroactively legalize Mitzpe Dani and Oz v'Gaon outposts

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Illustration photo of Israel's 200 New Israeli Shekel bill, February 7, 2016.

Bank of Israel still unsure on digital shekel but garners public support

'All of the responses to the public consultation indicate support for continued research'

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Medical technicians test passengers for COVID-19 at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on March 8, 2021.

Israel ending PCR tests at Ben Gurion Airport from May 20

Decision made in light of declining morbidity figures

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View of the Israeli Employment Service offices in Jerusalem on December 30, 2020.

Israel: Unemployment rate drops to lowest level since pandemic began

Only 186,100 Israelis were out of work in April

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A Palestinian baker prepares traditional date-filled biscuits at a bakery in Jerusalem's Old City on May 21, 2020 ahead of Eid al-Fitr.

Jerusalem’s shops struggling to survive despite holiday business

Inflation spells financial trouble for merchants in the Old City this holiday season

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Illustration photo of Israel's 200 New Israeli Shekel bill, February 7, 2016.

Israeli shekel weakens against strengthening US dollar

'People tend to not invest in the shekel in times like this,' Ingber says

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View of Shufersal Deal branch in Modi'in, central Israel, November 11, 2021.

Israeli supermarket chain recalls biscuits contaminated with nylon

This recall comes after a massive recall of Strauss Group products

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A business owner in the northern town of Rosh Pina, Israel, preparing to open to the public on March 2, 2021.

Israel: Small business system to be revamped

'It's over. Resources will be invested in business development rather than exhausting bureaucracy'

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Strauss-made Energy chocolate-coated crackers at a factory in the Galilee, Israel, on April 25, 2022.

Salmonella outbreak not widespread - Israel's Health Ministry

'Numbers do not appear to be exceptional and do not indicate a widespread outbreak'

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Economy
View of the Strauss Elite candy factory in Nazareth, northern Israel, after salmonella was found in a few of their products, April 28, 2022.

Israel: Strauss factory shut down after massive recall

'They cannot manufacture and market their products' until the factory is re-certified as safe

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Economy
Strauss-made Energy chocolate-coated crackers at a factory in the Galilee, Israel, on April 25, 2022.

Israel: Strauss expands recall after discovering further traces of salmonella

Included in the recall are the brand's gum and toffee candies

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Chocolate of Strauss Group's product line in northern Israel, on April 25, 2022.

Israel’s top chocolate maker issues major recall over salmonella outbreak

Strauss Group recalled all products made after February 20, making it the largest recall in Israeli history

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Apartment highrise buildings in central Tel Aviv, Israel, on November 27, 2017.

Israel's housing prices up 15% from last year

Overall prices have been rising by 1.2 percent each month on average since February 2021

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Israelis shopping at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem on October 13, 2021.

Israel: Prices for consumer goods rose by 0.6% in March

Prices of apartments rose during the first two months of 2022 by 1.8 percent

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Le directeur de la Banque d'Israël, Amir Yaron, assiste à une réunion du comité des Finances à la Knesset, à Jérusalem le 23 juin 2021

Bank of Israel lifts rates for first time since 2018 to curb inflation

Inflation moved to an 11-year high of 3.5 percent, lower than other Western countries

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La Bourse dans le centre de Tel Aviv, le 7 juin 2020

Moody's raises Israel's economic outlook to positive

Israeli economy grew by 8.1% last year, the highest financial growth rate since 2000

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La sous-secrétaire d'État américaine Victoria Nuland s'adresse aux médias lors d'une conférence de presse après une rencontre avec le président chypriote Nicos Anastasiades au palais présidentiel dans la capitale chypriote Nicosie, le 7 avril 2022.

US official: Pipeline sending Israeli gas to Europe 'not viable'

'We believe it is too expensive, not economically viable and will take too long'

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Field of crops in Jezreel Valley, Israel, on September 5, 2018.

Israeli farmers in limbo over Ukraine war as exports halt

Israeli farmers face the effects of the war in Ukraine as exports grind to a halt

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Apartment highrise buildings in central Tel Aviv, Israel, on November 27, 2017.

Bank of Israel blames high housing prices on supply

'Measures to manage demand introduce volatility and uncertainty in the housing market'

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Israeli women play frisbee at the Saker garden on March 23, 2020, in Jerusalem.

Israeli women choosing family over money, study shows

'Women who are planning to have large families or marry early invest less in their human capital'

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A Carrefour employee walks through Carrefour's new cashier-less grocery store in Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 6, 2021.

French supermarket chain Carrefour coming to Israel

Largest international retailer to enter Israeli market, with over 150 stores opening within three years

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A man drives his car at the Refaim Stream in the Jerusalem Mountains, on February 26, 2022.

Used car prices soaring in Israel

'People sought cars for their children in the army and grandpa who had been using the bus to get around'