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Israel has become a world center of technology and innovation.  
Due to its entrepreneurial climate, educated work force and world-renowned academic institutions,
Israel is a central venue for venture capital and direct investment. Israel has a large number of companies on the US stock exchanges (well over 100), placing third after Canada and the USA


The modern economic infrastructure and business culture facilitate business connections with US companies. Israel's $100 billion economy is larger than all of its immediate neighbors combined. Almost all of the country's business transactions are in English. 


Israel has a work force of 2 million, with the majority residing in the metropolitan areas of Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Haifa and Be'er Sheva.


Many countries have free trade agreements with Israel and nearly all tariffs on trade between the USA and Israel have been eliminated since 1995.  

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