Although there is ongoing unrest in Israel – the security situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories changes regularly but is always tense and unpredictable, while the foreign office advisies against travel to the borders with Palestine and Syria. Even so, trade with the UK has never been better, with annual growth of between 2% and 3% in 2015.
Bilateral trade between the two countries has now exceeded £3 billion in each of the last four years.
The top ten UK exports to Israel make up to 80% of all UK exports to Israel, and these include:
- general machinery
- chemicals and plastics
If you’re doing business, or thinking of doing business, in Israel then you’ll be all too aware of the hassle and expense of regularly travelling out there – and so you should consider keeping in touch with clients and colleague via conference call.
And here’s how to set up an international conference call for up to 100 participants, in just a few simple steps.
If you do have to travel out there, check out the gov.uk website for the latest foregin office advice on travelling to Israel.