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PESTLE Insights: Israel - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

PESTLE Insights: Israel - Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Tel Aviv district and Jerusalem are the major regions of Israel where most of the economic activities take place


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 31.6% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2016, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (13%) and transport, storage and communication (12.7%). According to GlobalData estimates, the three sectors (nominal terms) grew by 4.5%, 3.1% and 4.2% respectively in 2017.Scope

  • The overall TA 35 index (Israeli stock market index that lists 35 largest companies) exhibits an upward trend over the last one year. As of May 1,, 2018, TA 35 index stood at 1,463.8 as compared to 1,403.5 on May 3, 2017
  • Majority of the inward FDI was directed towards the trade and services sector in Israel in 2016
  • As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure in Israel has improved over the last two years with jump in rank from 41st in 2014 to 28th out of 160 countries in 2016
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

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Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures Exhibit 1: Israel’s Performance in terms of Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to the Middle East and North Africa and the World 11 Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100) 11 Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index 12 Exhibit 4: TA 35 Stock Index 14 Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy 15 Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows and Outflows (2013-2017) and FDI Trend by Industry (2014-2016) 16 Exhibit 7: FDI Share by Region (2016) and FDI Trend by Type of Investment (2013-2017) 18 Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators 20 Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate 24 Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017) 24 Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance 25 Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance 25 Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2016 26 Exhibit 14: Pearls, Stones and Precious Metal, % of world total, 2016 26 Exhibit 15: Interest Rates 28 Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate 28 Exhibit 17: Public Finance 29 Exhibit 18: General Government Debt 29 Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment 31 Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages 31 Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index 31 Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population 32 Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population 32 Exhibit 24: Gender Split 32 Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016 34 Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015 35 Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports) 35 Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Israel 2018 36 Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2017 36 Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions 37

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