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Evaluating the market in Israel

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EDC Position

EDC Country Position - Open


What this means:

  • Actively pursuing business
  • All EDC solutions are available in this market, subject to regular approval criteria
How does EDC determine the position?

Risk Rating

EDC Country Position – Low Risk

Low Risk

What this means:

The Commercial Country Ceiling (CCC) Risk Rating is measured from low to high, and is meant to represent the best possible rating that can be assigned to a commercial business (obligor) in a country.

How does EDC determine the risk rating?

Business environment in Israel

Israel is a wealthy country with a technologically advanced market economy with a highly skilled workforce. With improvements in the Canada - Isreal free trade agreement (CIFTA) in 2014, creating opportunities and eliminating and reducing tariffs on agricultural and fisheries products furthering trade ties with Canada. Israel's major industries produce high-technology products, metal products, electronic and biomedical equipment, chemicals, processed foods and other agricultural products. Israel is one of the world's hubs for diamond cutting and polishing. Top imports include mineral fuels and oil, precious metals and stones, electric machinery and equipment, machinery and mechanical appliances, and automobiles and trucks. Canada has an established trade and investment relationship with Israel with high potential for business opportunities across a wide range of sectors.
  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Infrastructure & Waste Water 
  • Knowledge Based Industries
  • Medical Technology & Devices
  • Oil and Gas
  • Telecom
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Alicia McCarthy

Senior Trade Advisor, EDC

Alicia McCarthy  Senior Trade Advisor, EDC