International Monetary Fund Says Israel Should Use Growth to Upgrade Lagging Infrastructure

Report sees 3-3.5% growth ahead, but says congestion on the roads and low participation of ultra-Orthodox communities in the labor market hurts economic growth

Hagai Amit
Lior Dattel
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Craig Beaumont, IMF Mission Chief for Israel, speaks with Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug at the Israeli Finance Ministry in Jerusalem, March 14, 2018.
Craig Beaumont, IMF Mission Chief for Israel, speaks with Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug at the Israeli Finance Ministry in Jerusalem, March 14, 2018.Credit: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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