Israeli President Shimon Peres visited OECD headquarters in Paris on 8 March. Mr Peres held bilateral discussions with Secretary-General Angel Gurría and later delivered a keynote address calling for greater global public-private partnerships for development.
Offshore natural gas discoveries have released Israel from complete reliance on imported primary fuels and are allowing for a cleaner energy mix.
From innovation to the banking sector, investment policy, tourism, immigration and employment, read this profile of Israel's economy. Includes interview with Yuval Steinitz, minister of finance.
On 21 August 2010, Israel deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a member of the Organisation. Israel was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007. On 10 May 2010, OECD countries ...
Israel became the 33rd member of the OECD on 7 September 2010.