The end of the Jaffa Orange highlights Israel economic shift | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

Bloomberg Businessweek

The end of the Jaffa Orange highlights Israel economic shift

7 mins | Mar 16, 2020
story image
Agricultural exports have plunged in the country, as tech and pharma thrive. "Just 1% of Israelis now work in agriculture, down from 18% in 1958, while the tech sector has shot up from virtually zero to 10% of jobs today, many developing software used outside the country. That's helped double exports of services since 2008, to more than $50 billion last year—with services in 2020." Ivan Levingston, writing in Bloomberg Businessweek, investigates Israel's changing economic landscape.
Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started