A Growing Nation of Continued Well-Being and Prosperity

Israel's economy grew 3.6% in the first half of 2019

Israel’s economy rose by 3.6% in the first half of 2019, according to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics’ second estimate of national accounts data. The half yearly growth figure, a strong indicator of the Jewish state's economy, compares with 2.8% in the second half of 2018 and 3.5% in the first half of 2018, Globes reported on September 16, 2019. 
Fitch affirms Israel at 'A+' with an outlook of 'stable' 

Fitch Ratings affirmed Israel’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating* at ‘A+’ with an outlook of ‘stable’ on August 29, 2019. Fitch underscored that, “Israel benefits from high financing flexibility, having deep and liquid local markets, good access to international capital markets, an active diaspora bond program (italics added)and US government guarantees in the event of market disruption.” The Bonds organization is exceptionally proud to acknowledge Fitch’s reference to “an active diaspora bond program” factoring into its assessment. Bonds President & CEO Israel Maimon stated, “Our unwavering mission to elevate the Bonds enterprise and strengthen Israel’s economy continues to be recognized, and our leadership and staff remain truly grateful to be a part of this achievement, in which the organization to date has provided Israel with over $43 billion in global sales.”
(*Israel bonds are not rated).

Standard & Poor's affirms Israel's AA- credit rating with a stable outlook, calling the nation's economy "diversified, competitive, and resilient" 

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed Israel’s credit rating at AA- with a stable outlook, according to reports by Calcalist published on August 2, 2019. S&P noted the nation’s historically low unemployment rates and continuously growing economy, calling it “diversified, competitive, and resilient,” predicting it will increase even more annually by 3% on average until 2022. The country has not faced recession in the last 15 years, the report went on to say, and its gross domestic product (GDP) has increased by 60% since 2010. 
(*Israel bonds are not rated).
Israel ranked as the world's eighth-most influential country 

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Israel as the world’s eighth-most influential country ahead of several significant countries including Canada, Australia and India. The global perceptions-based survey rates nations on leadership, connection to the rest of the world, cultural and political influence, and strong international alliances. The report, released on April 20, 2019, describes Israel as “the only Jewish nation in the world... a small country” that has had a large influence on global affairs, according to The Jerusalem Post.