Exporters fear that natural gas will strike an additional blow to their battered sector. Foreign currency demand from energy importers like the Israel Electric Corporation is set to drop.
Despite being a world leader in agricultural R&D, Israel is falling short of leveraging its capabilities, expert says.
Erez Vigodman, former head of Strauss and current CEO of a global pesticide company, wants to see countries around the world offering incentives to entrepreneurs of agriculture technology.
Before relations between the two countries soured following Israel’s Operation Cast Lead military incursion into the Gaza Strip in late 2008 and early 2009, and particularly the 2010 naval raid in which nine Turkish passengers died, Turkey was a favorite vacation destination for Israelis.
America has been Israel’s largest trading partner for decades; in 2012, total trade between the two countries was $19.4 billion, excluding diamonds.
Moshe Arens: Generous assistance reflects common strategic interests and values, rather than lobbying pressure.
Industry is critically short of skilled workers, a gap that a planned vocational training program aims to fill.
Still, women managers are less likely to be recruited from other companies, the head of the Israel Women's Network says.
Pratt & Whitney finds engine-test fraud at Carmel Forge; Israeli unit says there was never any need to recall parts or ground planes, 'Uvda' reports.
Controversy peaks over efforts to transfer funds from local, nonprofit Diamond Institute to Israel Diamond Manufacturer's Association, which is running at a deficit, sources say.