National Budget for 2001 – 2003
The 2001–2003 National Budget includes an initial summary of economic developments in 2000, the major provisions of economic policy for 2001–2003, and a forecast of main developments in that period.
The summary of developments in 2000 is based on incomplete data and provisional estimates from the Central Bureau of Statistics, the Ministry of Finance, and the Bank of Israel. Parts A and C of this publication—developments in 2000 and the forecast for 2001–2003—were prepared jointly by the Bureau of the Economic Advisor in the Ministry of Finance, the Research Department of the Bank of Israel, and the Prime Minister’s Office. Part B—economic policy for 2001–2003—was prepared by the Ministry of Finance and the Prime Minister’s Office, with the exception of the section on monetary policy, which is presented by the Bank of Israel.