Government Resources

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Statistics Office
Central Banks
Stock Exchanges
Commerce Ministry
Export Promotion Agency

News Sites

Globes is an Israeli daily financial newspaper. The online paper contains extensive business and economic news and features on Israel and the Middle East. In-depth stock market coverage and a technology guide are provided along with sections dedicated to those interested in news on a specific sector or topic.

The Jerusalem Post offers business headlines, stock market reports, real estate reports, and company news from the Israeli news source. Business news is updated regularly.

Regulatory Agency Sites

The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the securities and capital markets sectors of the Israeli financial services industry. The site contains information sorted by sub-sectors (such as for mutual funds only) and international and domestic regulatory information.

The Ministry of Communications is responsible for regulating telecommunications in Israel. Examples of the ministry's duties include formulating regulatory policies, supervising providers and ensuring their compliance with legislation, supervising the postal authority, setting tariffs, and managing the electromagnetic spectrum.

The Ministry of Health bears national responsibility for ensuring the health of the population of Israel. The Ministry determines the policy on matters of health and medical services, and is in charge of planning, supervision and control, licensing and coordination of the health system’s services.

The Israeli Space Agency (ISA) is a part of Israel's Ministry of Science and Technology. The ISA promotes both academic research and research institutes to support the development of innovative space technologies as well as to create the next reserve of scientists in space research and education.

Other Resources

The Emerging Market Global Players (EMGP) project, a collaborative effort led by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, ranks multinational enterprises in emerging markets according to the level of foreign assets held. The project also works to strengthen international investment by providing educational services, policy analysis, as well as tools and resources through extensive research. Reports are listed by country and can be downloaded in PDF.

The Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce publishes macroeconomic reports on Israel's economy, forecasts, a company directory, and other useful information on how to begin trading with Israel. 

The Israel Association of Electronics & Software Industries (IAESI) provides Israel's technology industry with analysis and company lists as well as detailed sections regarding its work with military systems, software, and equipment in the telecommunications, industrial, medical, and industrial sectors. It also contains information from the World Economic Forum.

Israel's Ministry of Finance's main responsibility is planning and implementing the government's overall economic policy. The site provides information on all departments of the ministry, general and economic information, archives, and current news. Links to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Israel Defense Forces are also available.