On average, corporations in Israel have to comply with 33 tax payments a year.
Israel was first country to sign a free trade agreement with the US – in 1985 – while the US was the second country to sign one with Israel, the European Union was first.
Every new settlement established on the basis of agriculture or commerce, rather than dependent on donations from “Distribution Funds,” was a practical manifestation of economic independence.
The shekel continues to soar, but Israel’s economy remains strong, defying the doomsayers
“I am here for the people who don’t have things to eat, who are outside in the winter. I am here to tell the government to give the people the minimum they need to live. The minimum!”
The committee, which issued its final report in June, set out plans to spin off the country's two largest credit cards from its two biggest banks.
In the first half of the year, 45 high-tech companies completed exit deals averaging $74 million, somewhat higher than the $72 million average deal last year.
Proposal would spin credit card companies out from biggest banks, allow them to become banks in their own right.
"Italy is Israel’s most important European partner in the field of science."
Halperin will replace David Gilo, who resigned in August in protest of a deal regulating Israel's natural gas industry.