Israel economic performance index +0.2% in Feb

Port2port News Service
Mar 22, 2010 
 
BOL: The rise in the index, following gains in recent months, points to a continued recovery in economic activity”
 
The Bank of Israel (BoI ) reported last Thursday that Israel's economic performance index, or "S" index, rose 0.2% in February 2010, its 12th increase in a row.
 
The BoI noted in a statement that "The rise in the index, following gains in recent months, points to a continued recovery in economic activity”.
 
Percent change from prior month
            Feb 2010           Jan 2010*
S index+ 0.2     + 0.3
Exports of services index            + 5.7     + 2.1
Exports of goods index   - 3.7      + 3.6
Consumer goods imports            + 0.6     + 0.8
Imports of mfg inputs      + 5.1     + 6.2
Industrial production       + 2.7     + 0.9
Revenue from commerce/services            + 3.5     + 1.7