Economics Department


The Economics Department helps to define and advance the interests of manufacturers with regard to economic issues and represents the MAI’s position in dealings with government officials and decision makers, to improve Israeli industry’s competitiveness and the business environment in which it operates.

The department strives to instigate legislation favorable to industry, and introduce and improve incentives, reserve funds and tools of government aid, in order to encourage investment, innovation and increased efficiency in factories.

In addition, the department conducts surveys, research and international comparative studies to create a broad, up-to-date database of data relating to Israeli industry. Consulting services are also offered to businesses seeking to upgrade and factories facing specific problems.