The U.S., remained the sole real superpower in exports to Israel: $8.1 billion in 2007, compared with $6.2 billion the year before.
Deals were held up over allegations India's ex-defense minister took kickbacks from IAI, Rafael.
Eitan Shmueli: Foreign investors in Georgia aren't likely to sell their investments in a panic because of the conflict with Russia.
The new proposal attempts to correct the old lack of support for small and medium-sized businesses, while fixing the ills of traditional industries.
The Finance Ministry and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor intend to strengthen locales in the peripheral areas of the country.