PESTLE Insights: Israel - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

PESTLE Insights: Israel - Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 30.5% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2018, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (15.5%) and transport, storage and communication (12.8%). According to MarketLine estimates, the three sectors (nominal terms) grew by 2.9%, 3.8% and 7.9% respectively in 2018According to OECD, 53.2% of Israel’s population resided in Jerusalem, and the Tel Aviv and Central district, where the most economic activity took place in 2017Europe was the largest source market for investment in Israel 2017The overall TA 35 index (Israeli stock market index that lists 35 largest companies) has recorded an upward trend over the past year. As of May 7, 2019, TA 35 index stood at 1,585.0 compared to 1,474.7 on May 7 2018.


  • Israel’s logistic and transport infrastructure deteriorated during 2016-2018, evidenced by a decline in the country’s ranking in the Logistic Performance Index from 28th in 2016, to 37th in 2018 out of 160 countries
  • During 2018-2020, the infrastructure expenditure by the government of Israel is expected to be NIS29.3 bn (US$8 bn)
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 Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Middle East and North Africa and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: TA 35 Stock Index
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 6: FDI Position (2016-2018) and FDI Trend by industry (2015-2017)
Exhibit 7: FDI Inflows Stock by Country (2015-2017) and FDI by Region (2017)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2018)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2015-2018
Exhibit 14: Natural Or Cultured Pearls, Precious Or Semi-precious Stones, % of world total, 2018
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (May 2014 -May 2019)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 17: Public Finance(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index(2014-2021f)
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population (1990,2000,2010,2020)
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population (2000,2010,2020)
Exhibit 24: Gender Split (1990,2000,2010,2020)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2018
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million population, 2018
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of manufactured exports) (2017)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Israel 2019
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2018
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2012-2017)

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