Industry Minister Cohen: Vision – $25,000 GDP per Capita within 10 Years
(Communicated by Ministry of Industry and Trade Spokesman)
Minister of Industry and Trade Ran Cohen at today’s cabinet meeting (Sunday) 19.3.2000, defined the Ministry’s vision for the coming decade, including raising Israel GDP per capita to $25,000 and reducing socio-economic gaps. The Ministry’s priorities are to increase economic growth and reduce unemployment. He briefed the cabinet on the Ministry’s aid for R&D, encouragement of capital investment, development of industrial parks and investment in human capital resources.
In order to achieve the Ministry’s targets, it will be necessary to take the following steps: