Israel's per capita GDP shrank in 2023
After the economy contracted nearly 20% in the fourth quarter because of the war, GDP per capita fell last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.
Job vacancies on the rise
A sharp increase in the number of job vacancies between December and January represents a change in the trend since the outbreak of war.
Smotrich: Moody's downgrade political
Reacting to the cut in Israel's rating from A1 to A2, Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich said the agency's announcement contained no serious economic arguments.
Israel's fiscal deficit continues widening
Israel's fiscal deficit widened to 4.8% of GDP at the end of January 2024, the Ministry of Finance Accountant General has reported, up 0.6% from 4.2% at the end of December 2023.
Smotrich holds up revised 2024 budget
Finance Ministry sources say the delay is because Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich seeks to make coalition party allocations a fixed part of the budget.
Tech salaries in Israel rose in 2023
Despite the war, political rift and high interest rates, Ethosia recruitment agency found salaries rose in 2023. But the experts are still concerned.