SAIC production line Photo: Reuters China's SAIC to open Israel development center

Chinese car manufacturing giant SAIC is founding an R&D center in Israel for advanced auto technologies. 

New cars at Ashdod port Photo: Tamar Matsafi Treasury warns growth rests on new car sales

Car purchases accounted for much of the increase in both private consumption and investments in 2016, the Finance Ministry says.

Cologne Photo: Shutterstock Germany seeks Israeli technology

The North Rhine-Westphalia Economic Development Agency (NRW) will visit Israel next month looking for new technologies.

Shekels Photo: Shutterstock Alarmed exporters demand action to weaken shekel

Israel Export Institute: The exchange rate is the worst it has been since 1999.

Elbit UAV Photo PR Israel to relax arms export controls

At the same time, penalties for breach of regulations will become more severe.

Egged protest, photo: PR Histadrut threatens Egged strike

The government is linking subsidies to egged cutting its market share from 37% to 20%.

Poverty  photo: Ariel Jerozolimkski Treasury: Israel's income gap narrowing

Poor families saw greater growth in income than rich families in 2007-2015.

rain Heavy rains too little too late

Israel's Water Authority is not optimistic that winter rainfall will reach the multi-year average.

Moshe Kahlon photo: Ouria Tadmor Kahlon: Israeli economy among fastest growing in OECD

"Growth is also reaching the economically disadvantaged."

Kristin Lindow Photo: Eyal Yizhar Moody's SVP: BDS not harming Israeli exports

However, Moody's Kristin Lindow warns that expanding West Bank settlements is distancing countries from Israel.

Science Abroad Photo: PR 10% of Israeli PhDs live abroad

ScienceAbroad is promoting entrepreneurship programs to bring home Israel academics.

Chinese investors Photo: Reuters Chinese investment restrictions hit Israeli cos

The Chinese authorities are combatting the exit of capital from the country by imposing restrictions on overseas investments.

Emek Refaim Light Rail Photo: Master Plan  German Colony residents protest light rail plans

Many in Jerusalem's Germany Colony are up in arms over plans to route the light rail Blue Line on Emek Refaim Street.

Eugene Kandel Start-Up Nation Central: Promoting Israeli innovation

Former National Economic Council chairman Prof. Eugene Kandel tells "Globes" why he chose to manage a philanthropic organization that services private industry for free.

Avi Tiomkin  photo: Einat Levron "Home price slide has begun and will accelerate"

Avi Tiomkin: When the change occurs, its speed and force will surprise everyone.

Temporary bridge over Jordan Photo: Rafi Kotz Israel, Jordan begin building free trade zone

Plants slated to compete with China in cheap production are projected to provide 13,000 jobs for Jordanians and Israelis.

Founding of Kedumim 1975  photo: GPO How much do the settlements really cost?

Israel has no separate budget for expenditure beyond the Green Line, so the answer depends on whom you talk to.

Wix Photo: PR Israeli high-tech cos look abroad when hiring

Shortages of software engineers and high salaries in Israel are pushing companies to Eastern Europe.

Ron Magen Photo: PR Executive headhunting in the Holy Land

IRC Israel CEO Ron Magen talks about the growing need to find top executives for multinationals with Israel operations.

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