Report says unit’s losses prevent state-owned company from investing in other, more promising businesses.
Small- and medium-sized businesses, a major driver of Israel’s economy, employ 22% of business sector workers.
Indegy raises $6 million for cyber security; Intel agrees to buy $550 million in Israeli products and services over next five years.
Farmers have come to rely on the Russian market as Europe becomes less friendly to Israeli goods and suffers oversupply.
But imported items that cost $75 or more will still be subject to value-added tax.
Prime minister makes call at strategy meeting at which finance minister was absent.
Waiver will enable exporters to team up to bid on overseas contracts.
Canola oil, whole-wheat bread, frozen vegetables and toilet paper are on list.
Israeli president says legislation already enacted has not gone far enough.
The food manufacturer is expected to ask for a $12-million government grant to help build a new ice cream factory in the southern city.