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1 Israel Hi-Tech Conference 2007 June 2007

2 2 Growth Rate of GDP % BI - Forecast

3 3 Rate of Inflation in Last 12 Months, and Inflation Targets, %

4 4 *Percent of GDP; excluding credit extended. Until 1996, domestic deficit; from 1997, total deficit. The data from 2000 refer to the deficit excluding the Bank of Israel’s profits. % New Definition * Budget Deficit* (percentage of GDP, )

5 5 Current Account of Balance of Payments Current Account of Balance of Payments (Percent of GDP, Annual)

6 6 Level of Openness of Israeli Economy: Exports and Imports (percent of GDP, ) Goods and services excluding diamonds. SOURCE: National Accounts, Central Bureau of Statistics.

7 7 Manufacturing Exports by Technology Intensity High-technology Industries: office & computing equipment, electronic components, aircraft, electronic communication equipment, equipment for control & supervision, pharmaceutical products. Medium-high-technology Industries: chemicals & refining petroleum, machinery & equipment, electronic equipments & electrical motors, transport equipment. Medium-low-technology Industries: mining & quarrying, rubber & plastic products, non-metallic mineral products, basic metals, metal products, ships & boats, jewelry & silversmiths’, articles n.e.c. Low-technology Industries: food products, beverages & tobacco, textiles, wearing apparel & leather, paper, printing & wood products.

8 8 Investment in Israel by Nonresidents (as percentage of GDP, ) Investment of Israeli Residents Abroad (as percentage of GDP, ) SOURCE: Central Bureau of Statistics, Balance of Payments. % % 8,587 14,150 4,754 4,555 6,871 2,0843,868 1,812 1, , ,062 5,058 8,791 13,633 8,208 3,3234,544 2,376 2,065 3,154 2, , ,149 3,336

9 9 ICT Value Added as percentage of business sector product 2003 Source: CBS.

10 10 National Expenditure on R&D as percentage of GDP 2003 Source: CBS.

11 11 Share of the Population Aged with Tertiary-Level Education 2004 Source: Education at a Glance,2006.

12 12 Change in Expenditure on Educational Institutions for all Services per Student (Between 1995 and 2003, 1995=100, constant prices 2003) Source: Education at a Glance,2006. *incl. Intermediate schools and Pre-Academic Preparatory Courses

13 13 Israel Middle East & North AfricaGNI per capita (US$)18,620 Ease of doing business (rank)26High incomePopulation (m)6.9 Starting a business (rank)15Registering property (rank)150Trading across borders (rank)13 Procedures (number)5 7Documents to export (number)5 Time (days)34Time (days)144Time to export (days)15 Cost (% of income per capita)5.1Cost (% of property value)7.5Cost to export (US$ per container)340 Minimum capital (% of income per capita)0.0Getting credit (rank)7Documents to import (number)5 Dealing with licenses (rank)101Strength of legal rights index (0–10)8Time to import (days)16 Procedures (number)21Depth of credit information index (0–6)5Cost to import (US$ per container)700 Time (days)215Public registry coverage (% of adults)0.0Enforcing contracts (rank)110 Cost (% of income per capita)91.1Private bureau coverage (% of adults)100.0Procedures (number)31 Employing workers (rank)82Protecting investors (rank)5Time (days)585 Difficulty of hiring index (0–100)0Extent of disclosure index (0–10)7Cost (% of claim)22.1 Rigidity of hours index (0–100)60Extent of director liability index (0–10)9Closing a business (rank)36 Difficulty of firing index (0–100)20Ease of shareholder suits index (0–10)9Time (years)4.0 Rigidity of employment index (0–100)27Strength of investor protection index(0-10)8.3Cost (% of estate)23 Nonwage labor cost (% of salary)6Paying taxes (rank)62Recovery rate (cents on the dollar)43.9 Firing cost (weeks of salary)91Payments (number per year)33 Time (hours per year)225 Total tax rate (% of profit)39.1 Source: “Doing Business 2007”, a Copublication of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.

14 14 Israel/Singapore Middle East & North AfricaGNI per capita (US$)18,62027,490 Ease of doing business (rank)261High incomePopulation (m) Starting a business (rank) 1511 Registering property (rank) Trading across borders (rank) 134 Procedures (number)56 73 Documents to export (number) 55 Time (days)346Time (days)1449Time to export (days)156 Cost (% of income per capita)5.10.8Cost (% of property value) Cost to export (US$ per container) Minimum capital (% of income per capita) 0.0 Getting credit (rank) 77 Documents to import (number) 56 Dealing with licenses (rank) 1018Strength of legal rights index (0–10)89Time to import (days)163 Procedures (number)2111Depth of credit information index (0–6)54 Cost to import (US$ per container) Time (days)215129Public registry coverage (% of adults)0.0 Enforcing contracts (rank) Cost (% of income per capita) Private bureau coverage (% of adults) Procedures (number)3129 Employing workers (rank) 823 Protecting investors (rank) 52Time (days) Difficulty of hiring index (0–100)00Extent of disclosure index (0–10)710Cost (% of claim) Rigidity of hours index (0–100)600Extent of director liability index (0–10)99 Closing a business (rank) 362 Difficulty of firing index (0–100)200Ease of shareholder suits index (0–10)99Time (years) Rigidity of employment index (0– 100) 270 Strength of investor protection index(0- 10) Cost (% of estate)231 Nonwage labor cost (% of salary)613 Paying taxes (rank) 628 Recovery rate (cents on the dollar) Firing cost (weeks of salary)914Payments (number per year)3316 Time (hours per year)22530 Total tax rate (% of profit)

15 15 Israel/Ireland Middle East & North AfricaGNI per capita (US$)18,62040,150 Ease of doing business (rank)2610High incomePopulation (m) Starting a business (rank) 156 Registering property (rank) Trading across borders (rank) 1330 Procedures (number)54 75 Documents to export (number) 55 Time (days)3419Time (days)14438Time to export (days)157 Cost (% of income per capita)5.10.3Cost (% of property value) Cost to export (US$ per container) 3401,146 Minimum capital (% of income per capita) 0.0 Getting credit (rank) 77 Documents to import (number) 54 Dealing with licenses (rank) 10120Strength of legal rights index (0–10)88Time to import (days)1614 Procedures (number)2110Depth of credit information index (0–6)55 Cost to import (US$ per container) 7001,139 Time (days)215181Public registry coverage (% of adults)0.0 Enforcing contracts (rank) Cost (% of income per capita) Private bureau coverage (% of adults)100.0 Procedures (number)3118 Employing workers (rank) 8283 Protecting investors (rank) 55Time (days) Difficulty of hiring index (0–100)028Extent of disclosure index (0–10)710Cost (% of claim) Rigidity of hours index (0–100)6040Extent of director liability index (0–10)96 Closing a business (rank) 367 Difficulty of firing index (0–100)2030Ease of shareholder suits index (0–10)99Time (years) Rigidity of employment index (0– 100) 2733 Strength of investor protection index(0- 10) 8.3 Cost (% of estate)239 Nonwage labor cost (% of salary)611 Paying taxes (rank) 622 Recovery rate (cents on the dollar) Firing cost (weeks of salary)9149Payments (number per year)338 Time (hours per year)22576 Total tax rate (% of profit)


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