Israel Freight Transport and Shipping Report Q4 2017

BMI View: All the freight modes will witness positive growth in 2017 with road and rail leading the way,with annual gains above 4%. The Israeli economy continues to boast strong fundamentals, underpinningour positive outlook for the country and, by extension, the Israeli freight industry. Exports returned togrowth in the second half of 2016, and we expect this to continue to be the case over the coming quarters,amid the strong performance of key sectors including chemicals and medical equipment.

Key Updates And Forecasts

The first half of 2017 saw Israeli exports grow by 6% - welcome news for the freight industry - with thevalue of exports in this period coming in at USD50bn, Globes reported in August 2017. The figures werecompiled by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute, with diamonds performing well inH1 2017, as well as industrial exports. The Institute's chairman, Ramzi Gabbay, stated: 'In our opinion, asignificant recovery in exports of electronic components towards the end of the year and 2018 is likely.

The trend in exports in all the other industrial sectors was positive in the early months of the year, withfine growth, compared with the corresponding period last year.'

BMI Industry View
Industry Forecast
Trade Forecast
Table: Trade Overview (Israel 2014-2021)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Israel 2014-2021)
Table: Main Import Partners
Table: Main Export Partners
Road Freight Forecast
Table: Road Freight (Israel 2014-2021)
Rail Freight Forecast
Table: Rail Freight (Israel 2014-2021)
Air Freight Forecast
Table: Air Freight (Israel 2014-2021)
Shipping Forecast
Table: Major Ports Data (Israel 2014-2021)
Table: Israel's Main Import Partners, 2006-2013 (USDmn)
Table: Israel's Main Export Partners, 2006-2013 (USDmn)
Market Overview
Company Profile
El Al Israel Airlines
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Israel 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Israel 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Israel 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Israel 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Israel 1990-2025)
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology

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