The end of the Jaffa Orange highlights Israel economic shift | Curio

The end of the Jaffa Orange highlights Israel economic shift

7 mins | Mar 16, 2020

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.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek