Commerce, services add 53,100 jobs

There were 53,100 more jobs in commerce and services in July than at the beginning of the year, boosting employment in the sector by 4.6% to about 1.2 million employees.

By DANIEL KENNEMER
October 15, 2006 07:40

 
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There were 53,100 more jobs in commerce and services in July than at the beginning of the year, boosting employment in the sector by 4.6 percent to about 1.2 million employees, the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce said Wednesday. "The Israeli economy is at the height of a structural change characterized by increased expansion of the commerce and services sector in contrast to the remainder of sectors in the economy," said federation president Uriel Lynn, adding that the same transformation is occurring in all developed economies.

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