TITLE

Country Intelligence: Report: Israel

PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Israel Country Monitor;Sep2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the economic outlook in Israel as of August 26, 2013. It says that the economic condition in the country is expected to decrease in 2013. It states that reduction in government spending of the country influences several sectors such as health care and military services. Moreover, it mentions that the Bank of Israel (BoI) has implemented monetary policy to incline the implication of economic volatility.
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90114181

 

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