Business


PM Netanyahu Seeks to Boost Commercial Ties With China

Israel wants to boost cooperation with China in technology, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told China’s premier Monday, as he led a large business delegation on a visit to Beijing…

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Israeli Bus Makers to Go Electric

Two Israeli bus makers have won a tender to produce electric buses for the local market. The companies will work with Chinese bus manufacturers to produce the buses based on…

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce HQ

On Tuesday afternoon, amidst the hustle and bustle of Manhattan’s Financial District, a group of corporate and governmental VIPs, and Orthodox Jewish community leaders and activists, stood outside 44 Wall…

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Israel Holding Two Business Conferences in Japan

Two major business conferences being held in Japan this week by the Economy Ministry’s Foreign Investments and Industrial Cooperation Authority, along with Industry and the Economic Trade Mission in Japan,…

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Business Briefs – February 27, 2017

Ground Broken on New $1.6B Terminal at Los Angeles Airport LOS ANGELES (AP) – Construction has begun on a new $1.6 billion terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Mayor Eric…

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Trump Signs Another Order to Reduce Regulation

President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order taking aim at government regulations. Trump said the order will direct each federal agency to establish a regulatory-reform task force. The…

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Cofix Owner: I Had No Choice But to Raise Prices

After his “bombshell” announcement Thursday that he was raising prices by 20 percent, Cofix chairman Avi Katz made the round of the weekend newspapers in Israel to explain why he…

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Diamond Dealers Looking for Millennials

Although the global diamond industry has rebounded from a slump in 2016, dealers remain anxious about the future, as the generation born late in the last century, also known as…

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Senate Confirms McMahon to Lead SBA

In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration as part of President Donald Trump’s cabinet. The…

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U.N. Blacklist Report on Israeli Companies Postponed

A United Nations report on establishing a database of companies with business interests in Jewish communities in Yehudah and Shomron is set to be delayed until later this year, according…

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Resignation of Teva CEO Not Helping Share Prices

The resignation of Teva Pharmaceuticals chairman Erez Vigodman overnight Monday has not helped the company’s stock. In after-hours trading late Monday, the announcement was greeted with further declines in the…

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