U.S. No. 1 Investor in Israel

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intel1The United States was the biggest foreign investor in Israel as of the end of 2012, with the Cayman Islands – a global tax shelter that serve as corporate headquarters for many companies – No. 2 on the list, figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics last week show.

American investors accounted $19.7 billion of the $74.4 billion in foreign direct investment, or 26.5% of the total. The Cayman Islands accounted for 11.6%, or almost $9 billion of FDI, which includes investment in factories and business as against investments in stocks and bonds. Read more here.

{Matzav.com Israel}

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