Israel

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Data on Israel

A wide range of indicators on agriculture, development, economy, education, energy, environment, finance, government, health, innovation and technology, jobs and society.

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Economic Survey of Israel 2013

Israel’s output growth remains relatively strong and unemployment is low. However, living standards remain well below those of top ranking OECD countries, the rate of relative poverty is high, and there are environmental challenges.

Focus

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Visit of Mr. Shimon Peres, President of Israel

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.

Addressing challenges in the energy sector in Israel

Offshore natural gas discoveries have released Israel from complete reliance on imported primary fuels and are allowing for a cleaner energy mix.

OECD Observer: Special focus on Israel's economy

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.

Israel's accession to the OECD

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 and the OECD

Israel became the 33rd member of the OECD on 7 September 2010.

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