Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2011 Edition

Logo of Israeli ministry of trade

As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. See the January 2011 edition after the jump. Continue Reading

Insights from Israeli Central Bank [guest post]

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Last week I attended a Bloomberg event in London on “The Israeli Economy”. The keynote was given by Zvi Eckstein, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel, on “Israel present and future”. Zvi is impressive. The mainly British audience felt like they were in a classroom at Tel Aviv University, and that the Bank of Israel was in good hands (thinking that Zvi and Stanley Fischer together formed an Israeli central banking dream team). The talk covered: (1) Israeli macro-economic indicators, (2) Monetary Policy and (3) Israeli industry. Continue Reading